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Fashion illustration is an art form. Undeniably. In an increasingly digitized world, it is a visual treat. And we can't get enough of it.
Case in point: Jeanne Lanvin’s etchings of her children’s collection. These whimsical designs were originally created for her beloved daughter but proved to be so popular with her clients that the designer opened her very own children's department in 1908. Never mind the kids, we’d be more than happy to wear any item from these drawings ourselves. What do you say, Alber? Pretty please.
Photo: Courtesy of Lanvin
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