Fashion is fast, fun and frivolous, and nothing brings the energy and creativity of the industry to life like fashion illustration. Culture Trip takes a look ten of the best fashion illustrators and the inspiring work that they’re putting out.
Fashion and inspiration meet in one gloriously beautiful Instagram feed with @Doll_Memories. Think: the perfectly drawn heels and outfits you wish you owned, peppered with beautiful foodie shots and New York skylines.
With clients including Prada, Chanel, Dior, Tiffany & Co, Vanity Fair, Bergdorf Goodman, Louis Vuitton, and Cartier, @meganhess_official‘s drawings are a perfect example of fashion illustration at its best. With stunning colours and dreamy lines, all thanks to her trusty bespoke Montblanc pen, which she calls ‘Monty.’ You can shop her stunning artwork via her website.
Renowned as one of the world’s leading fashion artists, @Daviddownton‘s clients include Chanel, Dior, Tiffanys New York, Top Shop, Joyce, Hong Kong, Harrods, Estée Lauder and the V&A Museum. He has also laid pen to paper to draw some of the world’s most beautiful women and is now the first ever fashion artist in residence at Claridge’s Hotel in London.
Griz and Norm
Working with celebrities and designers alike to create whimsical artwork, @Grizandnorm are in fact feature animation artists at Walt Disney Animation Studio. Griz is a visdev and character designer, while Norm is a storyboard artist, creating beautiful drawings that will inspire and impress.
Combining food to create unexpectedly beautiful illustrations, @Grohers loves nothing more than creating a drawing of a couture dress, combined with a couple of blueberries and radish slices thrown in for good measure. Unique, beautiful and edible.
Fashion Illustration Gallery
Looking for a glorious collection of fantastic fashion illustrators all in one place? Fashion Illustration Gallery is the Instagram feed is for you. Featuring some of the most incredible fashion illustrators, be sure to check out the website where you can purchase your very own fashion-inspired artwork.
@Blairz is a beautiful collection of shots straight from the catwalk, as well as her own paintings and drawings. It’s easy to see why this artist has an impressive number of followers.
With clients including Christian Dior, Dom Perignon, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Galerie Lafayette and Madonna, Peter Turner is an incredibly talented artist. Watercolours and beautifully crisp lines make up this stunning feed.
Eric C Duhhh
Think incredibly beautiful face charts, which illustrate stunning make-up looks. Hand drawn and inspiring, this Bay Area make-up artist is the one to follow @eric_c_duhhh for impeccable make-up illustrations.
@Richard_Haines is a Brooklynite artist, featuring a combination of fine art, fashion illustrations and short film clips on this edgy Instagram feed. At his gallery you’ll find work from various artists, and if you fall in love with anything, you may be able to pick something up during one of the online auctions.