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Menswear Illustration

This book is the first up-to-the-minute survey of contemporary menswear illustration, which is booming across editorial, advertising and brand communications. The author Richard Kilroy is a top menswear illustrator in his own right and has brought together forty of the most versatile creative talents from around the world. From the exuberant street sketches of Richard Haines, drawn then and there on the streets of New York, to the delicate drawings of Cédric Rivrain for Lanvin, or the bold graphic approach of Donald Urquhart, these groundbreaking talents are expanding our perceptions of the modern man. Whether drawn in pencil, splashed across a sketchbook or digitally rendered, the work is as varied in style as the clothing itself. All fashion industry insiders and students particularly designers editorial staff, illustrators and photographers will find inspiration and illumination on this books pages. Review Think fashion illustration is just for womenfolk? A new coffee-table book puts menswear firmly in the frame. --Esquire Richard Kilroy introduces us to key protagonists in the field, offering his readers the perfect selection of illustration talents. --Dash Magazine ...the drawings in the book range from beautifully photorealistic to considerably more eccentric offerings. --wwd.com A dashing catalogue of boldly modish, graphically creative illustrators of menswear for the new millennium. --Saga a carefully curated look at the diversity and creativity that defines contemporary menswear illustration. --creativereview.co.uk A must for anyone with an interest in menswear and the creative process. --esquire.co.uk Judging from the turnout at the launch of Richard Kilroy's Menswear Illustration book, published by Thames & Hudson, it's safe to say that illustrated renderings of menswear are a much-loved approach to interpreting fashion. --wallpaper.com The first true survey of the industry's talent in current times. --Canary Wharf Very cool and rather beautiful ... the diversity of styles is awe-inspiring. --TheStyleKing.com Thames & Hudson are the go-to publishers for outstanding books on fashion, and Menswear Illustration is no exception. --GreyFoxBlog.com The collection serves to demonstrate the vibrancy of contemporary men's fashion worldwide right now. --Winq From the Back Cover From the exuberant street sketches of Richard Haines, drawn then and there on the streets of New York, to the delicate drawings of Cédric Rivrain for Lanvin, or the bold graphic approach of Donald Urquhart, these groundbreaking talents are expanding our perceptions of the modern man. Whether drawn in pencil, splashed across a sketchbook or digitally rendered, the work is as varied in style as the clothing itself. All fashion industry insiders and students particularly designers editorial staff, illustrators and photographers will find inspiration and illumination on this books pages. Author Bio Richard Kilroy is a fashion illustrator, writer and editor, whose clients include Christian Dior, Canali, John Smedley and various magazines. He is a guest tutor at the Royal College of Art, London, and design tutor at Central Saint Martins, London. He publishes Decoy Magazine, which is devoted to fashion illustration.
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ISBN 9780500517796
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Publisher smeikalbooks
Weight 0.0 lb