All photos by me.
Ashiiiiiiish. Always one of my favorite shows to shoot and this season I got to do backstage which perked me right up (which on day 5 of fashion week, is saying a lot). I ran out to front of house and ended up crouching (the glamour of fashion) right next to two girls who were equally obsessed. As every look came out they were exclaiming YAS! YAAAAAAAS! in the style of yas gaga, which is a flawless review of the collection if you ask me. YAAAAAS ASHISH, YAS.
All photos by me.
Earlier this month I was in Paris for a couple of days for the launch of my latest collaboration with iBlues. It’s the second season they’ve made my illustrations into cute clothes and this time they went for a kind of streetstyle-sporty-luxe vibe. Which most importantly meant: sweatshirts. I love a sweatshirt. The one I’m wearing above – repping all the countries where iBlues has stores – is my fave. It’s made out of this cool futuristic fabric and the print looks ace. I was so impressed with the quality of the fabrics and printing of everything, they did the most beautiful job.
So for the launch, the super fancy store (which is in the Passy area, just over the river from the Eiffel Tower) threw a special event with My Little Paris and invited lots of people to check out the collection and get their portrait drawn by me. There were custom cocktails (an iAtomic among others!), amazing little snacks, a dj and a backdrop with my print and illustrated props for people to pose with. I was totally overwhelmed by how much trouble everyone went to. I spent the whole evening drawing french babes which was really fun and WAY educational (what I’ve learned is that if you’re doing live drawing you’ve got to be FAST). Thank god for brush pens! It was really interesting to chat to the girls while I drew them, especially as illustration is normally such a solitary pursuit. The passing trays of canapés were also a big help, drawing at home without scallops wrapped in bacon just isn’t the same.
Thank you so much iBlues and My Little Paris, I had a blast!
Thanks Andrew for the photos!