Nuno Da Costa's Modern Vibe

Illustration // Monday, June 10, 2013
Nuno Da Costa is a London-based contemporary illustrator specializing in fashion and beauty. Da Costa's fresh and stylish images, primarily rendered in either color or black & white brush work, are hand drawn and painted with watercolors and gouache, then scanned and retouched in Photoshop. With his precise technique and fashion-forward vision, Da Costa has attracted a variety of prestigious clients, including Christian Dior, Vogue UK, Max Factor, and Estee Lauder. 

Whimsical Chic by Esra Røise

Illustration // Monday, June 10, 2013
Esra Røise is a Norweigan freelance illustrator based in Oslo. She began her studies at the Einar Granum School of Art and recently finished her BA in Visual Communications at the Academy of The Arts in Oslo. She is inspired by seemingly trivial everyday situations, as well as by the spontaneity, poor cropping, and unusual angles often seen in snapshot photographs. Røise's growing list of clients include Vogue China, Nylon, Wallpaper*, Levi's, Nike, and Glamour, to name a few. 

Anne Sofie Madsen's Couture Creations

Illustration // Monday, June 10, 2013
Born and raised in Denmark, fashion designer and illustrator Anne Sofie Madsen studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts School of Design. Following her graduation, Madsen was offered the opportunity to train beneath John Galliano for Dior in Paris as well as work for acclaimed trend forecasters Peclers. She later moved to London to work for Alexander McQueen as a Junior Designer. Now based in Copenhagen, Madsen regularly exhibits her couture-inspired collections and continues to create strikingly inventive fashion illustrations. 

In the Juxtapoz Store Now: 5-Panel Hat Release

Juxtapoz // Friday, June 07, 2013
As 2013 has roared itself right into summertime, we just released our brand new Juxtapoz logo 5-panel hats, available in both grey and olive green. Guess what? Its almost the weekend, you are probably doing a bit of clock watching, hell, you may have stopped paying attention on Wednesday, who knows? But what we do know is head on over to Shop.Juxtapoz.com to get yourself a hat. Thank you to SF-based artist Ian Johnson for giving a good pose for the grey version. 

Hiroshi Tanabe's Modern Chic

Illustration // Monday, June 03, 2013
Born in Kanagawa, Japan, Hiroshi Tanabe graduated from Tama Art College with a degree in Graphic Design. In 1990 he studied at the Accademia Di Brella in Milan where he focused on fine art and sculpture, eventually also discovering illustration. Tanabe's distinct and vibrant images mirror the graphic line work of traditional Japanese woodcuts, and they have steadily evolved into more refined and layered drawings throughout his career. Though constantly changing, his fashion illustrations skillfully blend old-world elegance with sleek, modern style .

Men's Fashion by Richard Kilroy

Illustration // Monday, June 03, 2013
Liverpool-born artist Richard Kilroy's fashion illustrations are recognized the world over for their photo realist aspects and dynamic pencil lines, combining specific garment detailing with portraits of respected editorial models in restrained, abstracted spaces. Kilroy's client list includes Vman, Topshop, Onitsuka Tiger, and Dior, and he is the creator of Decoy, a publication for "discussion and exposure on illustration within the fashion industry." Most recently, in April 2013, a selection of his works became a part of the Victoria and Albert Museum's permanent collection of fashion drawings.

Tobie Giddio's Conceptual Forms

Illustration // Monday, June 03, 2013
Tobie Giddio was born in New Jersey in 1963 and later attended the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York to study fashion illustration. Soon after graduation she began creating weekly advertisements in the New York Times for Bergdorf Goodman, where she began to apply a modern eye and an avant-garde sensibility to the tried and true art of fashion illustration, revealing a natural inclination towards deconstruction and abstraction. Giddio's impressive client list includes Alexander McQueen, Swarvoski, Tiffany & Co., Cartier, Apple, and Vogue. 

Haute Couture with David Downton

Illustration // Monday, June 03, 2013
Born in Kent in 1959, UK artist David Downton worked as a freelance illustrator for 12 years before he found his true calling as a world-renowned fashion illustrator. After being commissioned by the Financial Times to draw at a couture show in 1996, his career quickly escalated, attracting such prestigious clients as Tiffany & Co., Harrods, Dior, L'Oreal, and Harper's Bazaar, among others. In 2007, Downton launched Pourquoi Pas?, the first ever journal of fashion illustration, and he is currently a visiting professor at the London College of Fashion.

"Vanitas" by Fernando Vicente

Juxtapoz // Monday, June 03, 2013
This isn't the first time we have shown the anatomy/fashion illustrations from Spanish artist Fernando Vicente before, but this is the first time we gave a look at his series "Vanitas." The series was shown at Galerie Sen in 2007-08.

Air Reinvented: Air Max Hunt SF & NY

Juxtapoz // Monday, May 20, 2013
Nike is kicking off the summer season with not only a new campaign of re-releasing some of the classic Nike Air Max styles with the limited edition Sunset Collection, they are making it a hunt for those in SF and NYC. On Thursday morning, May 23, Nike Sportswear will launch the Air Max Hunt, and by night, a select few in San Francisco and New York will go home with  limited-edition packs from the Air Max Sunset Collection.

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