Costa Rica based artist Natalia Sanabria creates fashion illustrations by using watercolours stains, coloured pencils and collages. She says “If I find a photograph that catches my eye, I’ll draw it for sure. It might be a particular pattern or an interesting face, it depends on the image. Lately I’ve been working with runway models, because that way I can practice painting textures, fabrics and creating different looks for my illustrations.”
North Wales-based artist Niki Pilkington works mainly using pencils, felt-tip pens and biros. She says “My work is portrait-based, fashion-focused, colourful, playful – and hopefully nice to look at too. My main influences are colours, shapes, fashion and the people who wear it.”
Sweden based illustrator Myltan ( Hannah Muller ), creates realistic and expressive illustrations by using water colours, ink pens and pencils. She is inspired by models and friends.
Ellen von Unwerth was a model before she became one of the world’s best-known fashion photographers. Her images exude erotism and sexiness while defending the idea of a free woman.
Her work has been published in top magazines like Vogue, Vanity Fair, Interview, and I-D
Bogotá based company Making My specialises in creating personalised boots by using recycled tyre. The best of all is that something that might otherwise go to waste now enjoys a dynamic, new and useful purpose while keeping our landfills less clogged and saving CO2 from being emitted when tyres are burned.
You’ll be able to design and buy your boots online (internationally) from February 2013, but you can follow their page to keep updated and find out more about the brand.
This product is 100% handmade and you can watch the creation below.
French illustrator and art director Caroline Andrieu has worked for Condé Nast’s Vogue and GQ’s websites and has clients such as Lancôme and Diesel. Visit Caroline Andrieu to find out more about her work.
Black and white photo shoot for Qiu Hao F/W 2011|SERPENS taken by photographer Matthieu Belin.
Russian fashion photographer Elizaveta Porodina is currently based in Munich, Germany and at only 24 years old has a brilliant work to show so far. Take a look at her Website and Flickr.
Artist Jose Romussi breathes new life into his artwork by recollecting images from different old fashion magazines and embroidering colorful thread onto collages. Get inspired here.
Frédérique Daubal is a French artist and photographer who has previously lived in Montreal and The Netherlands but is now residing in Paris.
Working freelance for the likes of Arktip, Beams Japan, Colette Paris and Hint Fashion Magazine she likes to experiment with second hand textiles.
Her latest series ‘Hide and Seek’ is a series of cut-outs from fashion magazines made to resemble the Muslim veil the Hijab. Thus provoking debate on what it means to be ‘French’ today.