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Our coffee table is a little on the cramped side, thanks to an overabundance of hardback books devoted to beautiful things...fashion, specifically. But even still, we plan to make room for New Icons of Fashion Illustration, a 265-page tome devoted to the medium.
The book is filled with vivid bursts of colour, graphic lines, and stylish visions from the fashion and advertising worlds. It almost makes us want to get out a paintbrush and try it for ourselves. On second thought, we might just leave it to the experts. But seriously, click through to be legitimately impressed.
New Icons of Fashion Illustration
, £25.50, available at Amazon
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