Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
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
It's been a whirlwind year for New York City. A polar vortex froze over the winter months (literally), the ebola epidemic made a brief (yet frightening) appearance, and Eric Garner's death raised concerns over law enforcement's power over the civilians it's meant to protect.
And, while New York current events dominated read
Has any other year in recent memory offered up so many buzz-worthy store openings? Maybe. But, this year — with its H&M-sister brand invasions and numerous e-commerce-to-brick-and-mortar transformations — was particularly riveting. Add to that a ton of speculation (not to mention competition) over which U.S. city would read