Art of illustrations back in Vogue again
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Art of illustrations back in Vogue again

A sample of Samar’s chic designs; her stationery line; a glimpse of her pop-up shop at the recent Market OTB Like most people, the first thing I do when I wake up in the morning is pick up my phone. But before I can check in on those numerous emails and messages, I always find myself logging onto Instagram. One particular Instagram account, if I’m being completely honest, and that’s Australian fashion illustrator Megan Hess’s. Her feminine yet quirky illustrations based on the fashion industry always make life seem like a bed of roses and ensure I get out of bed with a smile on my face. Megan Hess became a favourite with the world of fashion in 2008 when she illustrated the cover of Sex and The City, the semi autobiographical novel by Candace Bushnell. Today, her stylish sketches are regular features in magazines such as Vanity Fair, and with clients like Chanel, Dior and Cartier, Hess has become a brand herself. She now retails a line of tableware, books, scarves and kaftans online and, with women around the world following her illustrations (she has over 230,000 followers on Instagram alone), she is just as important a fashion […]

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