Art, Fashion

Myrtle Illustrated

i always look forward to hearing from Whitney of LA-based Myrtle because the seasonal lookbooks for her fantastic shop are a thing of beauty. this time was no different, except it WAS different – because instead of using talented photographers, Whitney commissioned six artists to illustrate the FW13 lookbook.

I’ve been privileged to work with some wonderful photographers in the past, but this time I was inspired by all the wonderful young artists I interact with. The lookbook has been drawn by six artists: Mayumi Nose, Alice Rutherford, and Ellen Surrey from Los Angeles; Tuesday Bassen and Kimberly Ellen Hall from New York; and Gracie Chai from Singapore. Each has brought their own style to their favorite designers and pieces from the shop.

Artists: Tuesday Bassen (@tuesdaybassen) / Gracie Chai (@graciechai) / Kimberly Ellen Hall (@nottene_kim) / Mayumi Nose (@mayonose) /Alice Rutherford (@therealalicke) / Ellen Surrey (@yesurrey). Clothing: Myrtle (see the lookbook for details on all the items the “models” are wearing).

above: Ellen Surrey

above: Tuesday Bassen

above: Ellen Surrey

above: Mayumi Nose

above: Ellen Surrey

above: Gracie Chai

above: Alice Rutherford

above: Ellen Surrey

above: Kimberly Ellen Hall

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  • Reply Diana Moss (@miss_moss) Monday 28 October, 2013 at 11:10 am

    a wonderful new lookbook for @shopmyrtle illustrated by six talented artists:

  • Reply Eva Monday 28 October, 2013 at 12:32 pm

    Beautiful art! Xx

  • Reply Andi Monday 28 October, 2013 at 3:07 pm

    Such gorgeous artwork, wow!

  • Reply fern choonet Monday 28 October, 2013 at 4:02 pm

    Lovely illustration of ladies! Thanks for posting and supporting us illustrators! :)

  • Reply charlotte | the vintage vogue Monday 28 October, 2013 at 6:43 pm

    there’s something very “daria” about this – love it

  • Reply @tuesdaybassen Monday 28 October, 2013 at 10:40 pm

    Super fun to illustrate! RT @miss_moss: a wonderful new lookbook for @shopmyrtle illustrated by six talented artists:

  • Reply @DUSENDUSEN Monday 28 October, 2013 at 11:48 pm

    i love this! illustrated lookbook by @shopmyrtle

  • Reply Jessie Tuesday 29 October, 2013 at 5:45 pm

    Very cool! I especially in love Kimberly Ellen Hall & Ellen Surrey’s work.

  • Reply ally Thursday 31 October, 2013 at 2:51 am

    this is genius. I love it more than any lookbook I’ve seen! Thanks for sharing

  • Reply anna Saturday 2 November, 2013 at 10:22 pm

    love it!!! completely…<3<3<3

  • Reply kimberly ellen hall Thursday 7 November, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    Thanks for the love guys (esp. Jessie, I am a big fan of your work as well!!!) Myrtle is such an awesome shop!

  • Reply Umanbn Tuesday 10 December, 2013 at 10:12 am

    Beautiful and so refreshing to see a different approach. With imagery so easy to come by nowadays and ‘everyone’ being a photographer the hand-made and hand illustrated has so much more value…..lovely blog btw

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