The Sketch Book — Kate Spade

Kate Spade + West Elm + Inslee Live Illustration Event

Kate Spade West Elm

        A peak at one of my latest illustration events celebrating the Kate Spade + West Elm collaboration! 

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kate spade fall 2015

Kate Spade New York NYFW

 Today I had the pleasure of escaping the studio to see the Kate Spade Fall 2015 Preview. Kate Spade knows the importance of beautiful clothing and accessories they design, but equally significant - they know the importance of creating a beautiful environment. Every season I've had the chance to see their new collection, I'm always struck by how transportive their "set design" is, how whatever mood they're hoping to create is perfectly captured in the abundance of celebrated details. They are staging geniuses, I tell you. This season is all about ***hold up, don't you just love sentences that start...

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kate spade fall 2013

fall 2013 Fashion Show Fashion Week Inslee By Design Inslee Haynes Kate Spade The Sketch Book

 Hello! Here are some of my sketches from last Friday's kate spade fall 2013 presentation. It was such a fun way to start the weekend. The snow was just beginning to fall outside, and as I walked into the show space I felt like I was in a happy bubble of bright lights and music and color. I loved the big, bright bags, sparkly pointed pumps and big hair.I sketched these when I got back to the studio after the event while watching the snow get thicker and thicker outside, but I wish I'd brought my sketch book to the show to...

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nyfw - being there

IFB Independent Fashion Bloggers Kate Spade misha nono NYFW sophie theallet The Sketch Book

Hello! I wanted to share some very quick sketches from the three fashion week events I attended this NYFW. It was a busy week and I didn't have time to do official paintings like I usually do. So I just did quick sketches when I got home from each event. The first is from Sophie Theallet. Her collection was - somewhat disturbingly - inspired by the women of Grey Gardens. But it was beautifully modern in design, each piece was strikingly flattering and the pallet was deliciously fall-like. Oh and I want to send a big thank you to IFB...

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pardon my french

fall 2012 Inslee By Design Kate Spade NYFW The Sketch Book

oh la la... where do i begin? the kate spade fall 2012 preview was such fun. the title of the event "toutes les filles sont folles" or "all the girls are mad" says it all. french chicness and colorful kate spade playfulness of epic proportions. really, thank you ks team for creating a preview tailored to my exact list of favorite things: french femininity, garance dore's scrawling handwriting, stripped pedestals and giant fashion illustrations everywhere. seriously this is literally my list of favorite things. (plus croissants) i had so much fun walking through the bubbly crowd and seeing the little...

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