Jenny Packham, the most successful British designer, is second to none in the wedding industry and at red carpet events with an A-list of celebrities and iconic women such as the Duchess of Cambridge. Since the launching of the company in 1988, her bridal gowns have appeared on national and international bridal magazines with collections sold at the most prestigious department stores such as Harrods and Neiman Marcus.
When I heard from @Bridesmagazine that Jenny Packham was having an end of line bridal sale in London I couldn’t help but sneaking a peak again at the 2013 bridal collection. At last I felt that inspiration that an artist needs to finish an artwork. The Astrantia wedding dress illustration I started when I first saw it was quickly completed. How not falling in love with a crystal embroidery that makes you sparkle on your day?!
Soon the sale will touch base in Manchester on 18th April. It’s interested to hear from the London brides who attended the sale event in Conduit Street. Did you find your one of a kind wedding dress?
Where has the sun gone? Has the sun taken a spring off? When is spring coming? These and other weather related questions are spreading in social networks and between Londoners quickly these days. Not to mention the reason, which is pretty obvious.
Last week while I was going to work and almost frozen waiting for the train in London Bridge a rare copy of Stylist (yes, rare because I cannot find one while travelling!) was on the bench, frozen as well.
In issue 165 in the summary of the magazine here it was: a sleeveless, round neck dress by Stella McCartney. A dress that was an invitation for summer.
The contrast of colours – the liveliness of the sun and the greyness of the sky outside – fuelled the desire for sketching a Stella McCartney dress illustration.
Crowned Designer of the Year at the Savoy last November, Stella McCartney is renowned for her simple tailoring. I wonder what inspired her in designing that dress. What is its name?
I deeply apologize for not having posted this fashion illustration birthday card! The owner has recently written to me as she couldn’t find her fashion illustration on the blog. I realized that I only posted two!!!
The fashion illustration birthday card was commissioned on the occasion of her 18th birthday by her parents who wanted to celebrate with a one-of-a-kind gift.
Working from the party’s photos I created the fashion illustration card. Add uniqueness to you birthday present and leave the guest of honour open-mouthed for surprise! Drop me an email for more details!
Five months after its debut in cinemas and many awards taken home such as the Academy Award for best original song, James Bond film Skyfall landed another best film award. The 23rd James Bond outing won the film prize at the Sky Arts awards ceremony in London last Tuesday.
From its first appearance in 1962 in Dr. No, the tuxedo has become one of the 007 symbols. Worn by six different James Bond such as Sean Connery, Roger Moore, George Lazenby, Timothy Dalton, Pierce Brosnan and the latest Daniel Craig with his glazed-eyed look, the tuxedo remains the most popular outfit of all time in the cinema history.
We all know how seductive James Bond is and that satin evening suit contributes to make him irresistible!
As holiday approached the Beyoncé and baby Blue Ivy illustration, which goes back to July, went to the drawer!
The pop singer Beyoncé with her daughter Blue Ivy on her hip were caught by paparazzi during their shopping trip to New York City in July. She showed off not only her little girl, but also her newly braided hair tied up in a bun!
The Beyonce and baby Blue Ivy sketch is still unfinished!
When sport is not simply fun, but it becomes suffering and a trap. A trap where the most intensive despair knocks on your door and slowly suffocates all your hopes. You find yourself unable to say “enough” and to live the life that you have always dreamt about. Come on, Alex! Now it is the right time to race walk towards your freedom and live that normal life that you have often longed for.
Quando lo sport non è più solo un gioco e divertimento, ma diventa una sofferenza ed una trappola. Una trappola nella quale la disperazione bussa piano piano, ti soffoca piano piano e t’impedisce di dire “basta” e vivere la vita che vuoi. Forza Alex! Ora puoi correre la tua marcia verso la libertà e vivere quella vita normale che tanto hai sospirato.
Modern, classic or vintage? Brides, the UK’s no. 1 best-selling bridal magazine, mixes and matches the Swarosvki crystal jewelry for different kind of brides.
The Swarovski bridal earrings illustrations have been sketched after reading the article in the July/August 2012 issue, which invited the readers to the Swarovski event at the flagship store in London – Oxford Street – to discover the new Swing, Sing & Shine jewelry collection.
Whether you love ruffles or corsets made with lace (=corsetti di pizzo), jewelry conveys that distinctive and unique element to your bridal look. Make it simple or statement!
Already married or bride-to-be? Vote for your bridal style with the Swarovski bridal earring illustrations!
If you have already seen pictures from Antonio Berardi catwalk at London Fashion Week A/W 2012, then you should know why the majority of fashionistas loves Antonio!!!
I love every single outfit from Antonio Berardi A/W 2012 collection, which is quite strange! The illustration shows my high shining silver favourite!
Of Italian descent, Mr Berardi is known for his exquisite cut and appreciation for women’s body. In fact, the collection, inspired by Rococo movement and the contemporary artist Rachel Kneebone‘s porcelain sculptures, is built around geometric shapes that perfectly sculpt the body. Glamour is in the air with Antonio Berardi A/W 2012 collection!
Fashion Fringe winners, the fashion design duo Fyodor Golan presented Welcome to the Machine, a Russian- inspired collection.
Strong palette, mixture of textures and rich embellishments, the collection is a must-see at London Fashion Week 2012! No secret that it was love at first sight when I saw Fyodor Golan full skirt dress!!!