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EXCLU: New Work from Mustafa Soydan

Yesterday you may have enjoyed Mustafa Soydan’s Zodiac illustrations , which the graphic designer/illustrator painted exclusively for Trendland.  Today we showcase new mixed media work from Soydan, who has illustrated a series of coquettish and spirited cartoon dream girls, and brought them into living color,

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Nicolas Tavitian Fashion Illustrations

Thanks to our Facebook followers, we discover the talented French fashion illustrator Nicolas Tavitian. After studying literature then art, Nicolas started out as a graphic designer before creating more and more illustrations. His collaborations as

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Jennifer Madden’s Illustration Series

We found this series from designer Jennifer Madden and had to share it with you guys. Madden is a graphic designer at Abercrombie & Fitch but she injects her personal work with playfulness and femininity. A look through her portfolio features some cool branding and graphic design, and we love that her skills include a…

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Grace Coddington’s Fashion Illustrations

Written by Guest Blogger Emily Miller   Grace Coddington is the inspirational backbone at Vogue.  Former model turned editorial styling genius, her new book of memoirs, Grace, launches in November and reveals one of her hidden talents, sketching.  From the front row to her adoration for felines, Grace’s whimsical cartoons leave readers enlightened.  Her drawings…

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Tependris Rising: Co’s Fashion Cartoon

If there is one thing we have learned from being in the fashion business, it’s that you always have to remain a little irreverent. Perhaps it is why we have fallen in love with this fashion cartoon commissioned by LA-based fashion brand Co, hitting the web as their Fall collection trickles into stores (or maybe…

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Some Like It Haute: Looks from Paris Fashion Week

Couture, a thriving and essential aspect of the industry, brings together the best seamstresses with the most creative and innovative design talents to create the signature looks which perfectly encapsulate a designer or brand. Last month we were lucky enough to be invited as guests of couture e-tailer Modewalk.com to experience Paris Fashion Week and…

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Kevin Wadaa dress up Comics and Pop icons

I just discovered the awesome fashion illustrations of San Fransisco based graphic designer Kevin Wada. With his very own style, I especially fell in love with his reinterpretation of X-men in a fashion style: The X-fashion! If like me, you are comics fan, you will appreciate a lot all his drawings…

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Anne-Marie Jones AW12 Fashion Paintings

Recent graduate from University College Falmouth, UK, the British artist Anne-Marie Jones paint runways in a very artsy way. I love her style and the fact that the paintings make you think backwards, trying to imagine what the clothes really look like and that process breaks down the designs to bring out the ideas behind…

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Sophie Griotto Fashion Illustrations

The 33 year-old French illustrator Sophie Griotto has some very unique illustrations in her portfolio. With a style that mixes fashion illustration and trends, Griotto works freelance on advertising campaigns and frequently illustrates the pages of fashion magazine and sites. I enjoy her French touch and great sense of fashion a lot.

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Spiros Fashion Week Detail Illustrations

Here are a few illustrations our friend Spiros Halaris did for It Fashion, showcasing a few detailed highlights from the Paris S/S 2012 shows. Great selection of highlights from Prada, Givenchy, Gucci, Balenciaga, Jil Sander (shown in this order).

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Ward Nipper Illustrations

Chicago based artist/graphic designer Ward Nipper, just sent us a group of his fashion illustrations to review and obviously we love them! In his bio Ward says, “When I grew up I was convinced that drawing was my destiny. I was good at it and was encouraged to draw by my parents and art teachers…

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Vita Yang Fashion Illustrations

Taiwanese Fashion illustrator Vita Yang holds a MA Footwear Design degree in De Montfort University. Her illustration works can be seen in Vogue Taiwan, The Big Issue Taiwan, Elle Taiwan. She has also collaborated with Nigo’s Human Made, illustrated for the S/S 2011 collection on the

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Antonio Lopez Fashion Illustration

Antonio Lopez is the Picasso of fashion illustration. Mostly known as just plain ‘Antonio’, he was a giant in the field of fashion illustration. He captured the pulse of style from the 60s to the 80s, and is still revered as the most inspiring illustrator by today’s practitioners. He worked with a variety of materials…

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Artaksiniya Illustrations [updated]

A couple months ago we reviewed the Russian artist/illustrator Artaksiniya, she just came out with some great new artwork. She is also a talented animator, which you can see in her great short animation of Lanvin art director Albert Elbaz below.

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Artaksiniya’s Illustrations

Artaksiniya is Russian artist living and working in China. She has been at her craft since a very young age and you can see that in her very refined style and taste. I have selected a some of my favorite works but you should definitely visit her site as well to see her paintings and…

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Noumeda Carbone Illustrations

Illustrator and painter, born in Paris and based in Florence, Noumeda Carbone makes wonderful work with ink, pigment liner, felt-tip pen and mixes hand drawing with digital instruments.

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Camila do Rosário Illustrations

Camila contacted us to ask what we thought about her work? We love it ! Camilla do Rosário’s mixed-media illustration are sumptuous, from her moleskin to her digital collages or her detailed hand drawings, she is inspired by everything that

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Lina Ekstrand Illustrations

Oh so Swedish and pretty are Lina Ekstrand’s fashion illustrations! Freelancer since ’03, her mixed-media and drawing works are “artistically and conceptually with strategic communication and focus on a strong visual language to communicate her ideas“.

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Gary Fernandez Illustrations

Using mostly black, grey, purple and green, Spanish illustrator Gary Fernández makes spectacular retro-esque women, imaginary landscapes and birds illustrations. J’adore !

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Piet Paris Illustrations

He is the one who did the Saks Fifth Avenue campaign last year, Dutch creative director Piet Paris is a fabulous illustrator. He created Studio Piet Paris to develop product design and to provide counseling in the fashion business. Pieter Hoen has such an unique illustration style with his characteristically powerful lines showing the meaning…

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Jenny Mortsell’s Illustrations

New York based, Swedish illustrator Jenny Mortsell has a great range of fashion illustrations commissioned by publication including Nylon, Elle, Lula, and The New York Times among a hand full of other great clients. Mortsell has created a signature style with her pencil drawings and her fascination with facial expressions.

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Lulu* Mixed-media Illustrations

Berlin based artist LULU* creates her illustrations through a sophisticated process of combining hand-drawn motives with computer elements, which together make up the formal and technical synthesis defining LULU’s widely appreciated illustration style.