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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on March 7.]
Sure, this city is saturated with more right-brained artist types than you can shake a stick at — specializing in every niche medium under the sun. But, when we stumbled upon the supremely unique work of paper illustrator Chloé Fleury, our minds were totally blown — her dialed-in, painstaking works are a real San Francisco treat.
To add to our obsession, we followed the French artist into her Mission-based studio to see how she does her thing — both artistically and sartorially. Packed full of vivid hues, quirky subjects, and that je ne sais quoi, her work-slash-live space is like stepping into a fashion-themed coloring book (there’s even a PS1 purse made of pastel paper!). Get ready to fall down her charming rabbit hole, right here!
Photographed by Maria del Rio
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