Fashion Quotes

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Good Evening Friends,

Before I begin I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone of you for your overwhelming support and encouragement regarding my W Hotel show. Honestly, I was beyond touched by your comments and I feel so blessed to have connected with such incredible people across the globe. I guess I'm feeling particularly emotional tonight because it is the eve of our final submission day for the Fashion Illustration AAS show. The last four semesters have lead up to this moment. I just can't believe how quickly time passes. Moreover, I can't get over how much I've done since this September. To think I only started this blog 7 months ago just blows my mind and now I have all of you wonderful people to push me to be better.

The project I've posted here is the final piece I'm submitting for the show's consideration. Each student was assigned a fashion quote to be interpreted in a 14 X 17 illustration. I selected at random "We are shaped and fashioned by what we love" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. At first I was entirely perplexed as to how I would interpret this quote. Then it suddenly dawned on me, to have all the things I love, construct a fashion figure silhouette through their arrangement on a page. I pushed it even further by using only luxury fashion and lifestyle items, referencing Paris Vogue,, specifically Prada SS11. The big debate with this piece was how to integrate the type. I'm fairly pleased with the outcome after a million trials.

So loves, this will be my last post for a while since I will be traveling until April 25th. I wish you a wonderful Easter holiday, and for those of you who are on Spring Break, enjoy!! Keep your fingers crossed for me that my work gets selected to be in the show!!

All my love,
Meag xx


  1. Marvelous work as usual!
    I am so excited for you to be done!!

    Can't wait to see you in LA!

  2. Love your concept lovely. It is insightful and creative, just like you! :-)))
    What a magical time this is for you. Just to tell you I am sending a bunch of loving energy to you :-)



  3. This is just stunning, I can't get enough of your work, the way you've used negative space for the body is such an amazing idea and brilliantly executed. And as for the quote, I think you've managed to portray exactly just what it says and more! I do hope your work is selected for the show, it so deserves to be in it! Have a nice time travelling :)

  4. agree! isn't it amazing how many beautiful people one comes across thanks to wonderful blogs like yours? xo

  5. Fingers crossed at turbo power for you ahaha! :D

    Where are you going (ugh, I can't remember...)? We'll miss you!!!

    I totally love your illustration, it delivers the message and it's really gorgeous. Plus, I am a Goethe fan :p I'm sure the show will be a success!!

    Enjoy your (well deserved) holidays, I send you a big hug



  6. wow!!! *-* i love this quote and it's amazing your interpretation;) I love those PRADA pieces ;))

    lots of love xoxo

  7. enjoy your break. will miss you here :)

  8. Awesome! Your Prada influences stood out to me right away. This is beautiful, I love all the colors against the black. You've inspired me to try to use type in an illustration... Hope you have stellar travels! :)

  9. Good luck Meag, you should be so proud, it's a wonderful "last" piece! Safe travels my dear!


  10. Well done Meagan for getting to this point, you must feel excited and exhausted all at the same time, I can tell a lot of work went into creating this so I wish you a most excellent holiday, you deserve it :)

  11. Wow, really particular illustrations!
    I love your blog!
    I'll wait for you on my


  12. So beautiful! Looks amazing my friend!

    johanna, sweden

  13. wow your blog is so amazing ! i just found it and i am in LOVE

  14. your work is amazing, i wish i was as talented as you!

  15. This is lovely. Good luck Meagan! I do hope your work wins, keep us posted :)
    Hopefully you enjoyed easter break and your traveling.

    Circle of Design Fashion Illustration

  16. Hello =)
    I love your blog and your illustrations.
    If you want to publish on my blog your illustrations write me
    with love

  17. You're all so amazing!!!! Thank-you for the incredible comments, I'm so flattered. I can't wait to catch-up with all your blogs and check out all the new ones too :)

  18. omg! it's been too long. I have been so busy after posting on my own blog i run away from my computer. life has become totally digital i can not stand it lol. BUT I LOOOOOOOVE THESE IMAGES! Are you all done school? I am assuming yes? in which case congratulations and woooooo! freedom (kind of lol) if not then hang in there it'll be over soon :D
    i shall send you an e-mail in the next couple of weeks when things slow down at work. must catch up <3

  19. My Darling Ania,

    SO happy to hear from you!! Yes yes yes I'm done school and incredibly relieved. Also, I had my OPT approved which means I'm staying in New York until at least Nov 2012 and another visit from you is in order miss. Can't wait to catch up gorgeous girl xoxo

  20. Awesome drawings!


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