dior spring illustrations1 Diors Spring Collection as Watercolors by Mats Gustafson

Dior / Mats Gustafson

Dior Gets Painted–Earlier this year, we featured illustrations of Dior’s fall line made by artist Mats Gustafson, and now the fashion house has commissioned the Swedish creative again to recreate its spring 2014 collection. Raf Simons’ designs are reinterpreted as watercolors, pastels and paper treatments for another take on Dior’s designs. In case you missed it, compare the watercolors to the spring runway show.

martine brand illustrations1 Fashion Illustrator Martine Brands New Exhibit

Cartier Illustration by Martine Brand

Fashion illustrator and painter Martine Brand’s exhibition of her illustrations from her “Collections” book and other published work is currently showing at the AAF Fair in collaboration with the Galerie Rademarkers in Holland. See some of her works from the exhibit below courtesy of L’Officiel Italia. Brand attended the Institute for Fashion and Design and the Art Academy for Painting and Illustration in Amsterdam, Denhage and Antwerp. Since then, Martine has gone on to work with fashion brands such as Marc Jacobs, Valentino and Louis Vuitton as well as fashion publications including Vogue Italia, L’Officiel and Vogue US.

dior illustrations1 Dior Illustrated by Mats Gustafson

Dior / Mats Gustafson

A Work of Art – Swedish artist Mats Gustafson reinterprets Dior’s latest collections designed by Raf Simons in a recent series of illustrations commissioned by the fashion house. We see pieces from the fall-winter 2013 and cruise 2013 collections in the elegant works. Gustafson’s use of watercolors, pastels and paper treatment brings an interesting take to the Dior creations.

marge simpson style icon10 Marge Simpson Channels Style Icons in aleXsandro Palombo Illustrations

Marge Simpson as Marilyn Monroe

Simpson Style – Italian artist Alexsandro Palombo took one of television’s most famous women, Marge Simpson, and “dressed” her in some of fashion’s most famous looks for these satirical illustrations. From Marilyn Monroe’s iconic white dress to even modern-day icon Kate Moss’ recent shoot for Playboy, we see Marge channeling many different women and eras in these illustrations. We guarantee you’ll look at these famous style icons differently after seeing Palombo’s reinterpretations.

icons4 Icons of the Past by Sandra Suy for <em>ROUGE Magazine</em>

Iconic Fashion – Style icons from past decades get a modern makeover in the latest issue of Chinese publication, ROUGE Magazine. Artist Sandra Suy depicts the forever fashionable looks of Grace Kelly, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn and more with her colorful illustrations. Selecting classic styles from the fall season, fashion editor Charlotte De Vos perfects the icons’ attire with designs from the likes of Gucci, Chanel, Burberry Prorsum and Salvatore Ferragamo.