Sublime Cravings Illustration - Chanel Spring 2016 - Tribute to Lagerfeld

A Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld: Chanel Spring 2016 RTW

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Sublime Cravings Illustration - Chanel Spring 2016 - Tribute to Lagerfeld

I recently participated in Draw A Dot.’s open call, A Tribute to Karl Lagerfeld. Above is my submission, which was among the top 9 pieces selected to be displayed on Draw A Dot.’s Instagram account. If you are interested in checking out all the amazing submissions to the open call, you can find them on Draw A Dot.’s Facebook page.

Karl Lagerfeld’s Chanel runway shows weren’t just about presenting his beautiful designs, but were also intended to be an experience all unto itself. This illustration features looks from Chanel’s Spring 2016 RTW airport themed collection. When discussing his vision of the show and collection Lagerfeld said, “It’s the idea of how it should look.” So for this illustration, I decided to extend Lagerfeld’s vision and glam air travel aesthetic beyond the airport terminal by bringing the sophistication and whimsy of his collection out onto the literal runway.

Interested in commissioning a custom illustration? Click here for details, or you can email me at mikayla@sublimecravings with questions.


Jewels and Feathers: Chanel Couture Fall 2014

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Chanel-Feathers and Sequins

For me, the allure of drawing couture is the opportunity to render intricate details and bold design elements. So you can imagine that when I saw this dress from Chanel’s 2014 Fall Couture collection, I immediately started thinking of the perfect pose for the dress. I wanted a pose that would fit the vibe of the dress while showing off my favorite design elements of the dress, the feathers and the bold jewel encrusted pattern.

High quality prints of this illustration are currently available in my Etsy shop. Click here for details.