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15/01/2017

Our top music videos from 1996, 2006, and 2016

Music videos both reflect and influence the culture of our times. As 2016 came to a close (thank God), 90s and 00s trends have continued to dominate our newsfeeds, wardrobes and wish lists. We’ve picked our highlight outfits from the videos of ‘96, ’06 and 2016 for some New Year inspiration and reflection.   Mabel: Thinking of You, 2016. Summer of 2016 featured our girl Mabel’s aesthetically perfect mix of pastel walls, double-demin, Moschino, bombers, hoops and hoodies on repeat     Rihanna: Work, 2016. A dream situation of Drake,... Read More

29/12/2016

RECLAIMING PINK

      Girls had the colour thrown at us from a young age. On the day we were born, it defined precisely who we were. Our pink GAP baby grows demonstrated the only real constitution of identity we had at the time. Shit-stained or not, we looked quite cute wobbling around in them whilst our chuffed parents paraded us home with their pink ‘it’s a Girl!’ balloons. We squeezed our Cinderella toes into pink ballet slippers and dressed our prized Barbies in pink mini skirts we hoped one day... Read More

22/09/2016

LFW FAVOURITES

If Illustrated People showed at LFW we know exactly how it’d pan out. A cactus and palm tree filled space adorned with animal print fur, glitter, blow up aliens and flamingos, soundtracked by Nineties hip hop babes, braided hair everywhere and all of our best friends drinking Prosecco. Until then, we can only dream whilst ogling the beautiful collections shown over the past few days in our city. Here’s a round-up of our favourites… CAITLIN PRICE Our girl Pricey came through as always with a ‘Paradise pool party’ on the... Read More

20/05/2016

Q&A WITH ANNA FROM TOP GIRL STUDIO

Anna Potter is the St Martins Graphic Design graduate and all round sassy babe behind design agency, Top Girl Studio. The self professed ‘Regina George of Instagram’s’ latest project is iGirl or even more fittingly ‘The Burn Book of Instagram’. A series of Insta ready comments printed on bubblegum pink, iGirl looks satirically at our obsession with social media, featuring phrases such as ‘Your posts are tap water babe. I’m fiji’, and ‘I could murder a burger but I have to be vegan for Instagram’. But don’t think Anna’s mocking you – she’s... Read More

16/05/2016

ILLUSTRATED PEOPLE LOVES EDDIE AND PATSY

Forever everyone’s favourite fashion duo, this summer Eddie and Patsy are back with a whole movie’s worth of self-indulgence, OTT bitchy remarks and hilarious shenanigans. The trailer for Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie reveals a plot line which sees the two outcasted to the South of France after accidentally ‘killing’ Kate Moss. The film features perhaps the most impressive array of cameos to date, including of course Stella Mcartney, Emma Bunton and Jean Paul Gaultier, but also (amongst MANY others) Suzy Menkes, Rebel Wilson, Jon Hamm and plenty of models from Cara to Lara.

13/05/2016

Q&A WITH CHLOE SHEPPARD

Chloe Sheppard is a 19 year old photographer shooting her friends and Instagram crushes on film. From photographing Mabel McVey for Adidas x Stella Sport to snapping her ultimate girl crush Lana del Rey, Chloe’s carving a name for herself in contemporary film photography. Her work, which has attracted the attention of Dazed Digital and the girls at Sukeban to name only two, delves into the worlds (and bedrooms) of her peers through rose tinted glasses. Chloe reacts against the selfie generation by capturing young women such as Iris Law, Joanna Kuchta and most... Read More

11/05/2016

Illustrated People x The Braid Bar

Last Thursday we held a private printing event to launch our latest collaboration. Teaming up with our friends at The Braid Bar, we have created a new printed ‘The Braidy Bunch’ Ailsa in honour of the Selfridges pop-up.

28/04/2016

SUKEBAN GANG BY ERIKA BOWES AND YUKI

  Before her latest venture, Tokyo born Londoner Yuki Haze was adorning vintage jackets with raw emotions in the form of eye-grabbing paintwork, something that lead to a collaboration with denim brand Made Gold and a write-up on Vogue.com. Northumbria student Erika Bowes was channelling the flawless style that’d made her internet famous into stunning creative direction and photography, and putting together a zine of her own. Together, the girls have established Sukeban Gang – an all encompassing platform for young creatives. Inspired by the emergence of collectives celebrating females... Read More

22/04/2016

ILLUSTRATED PEOPLE LOVES TLC

Inspiring everyone from Kehlani to Nasir Mazhar, TLC are the first thing we think of when we think 90’s hip-hop girl bands. T-Boz, Left Eye (rest in peace) and Chilli were sassy, fearless and intelligent ladies churning out hits about everything important from Aids to body confidence. Besides, do you know ANYONE who doesn’t vibe to No Scrubs?  Remaining forever fierce and independent the girls shunned red carpet convention again and again, turning up to events in dressed down sportswear. Their trademark is a trio of matching outfits each in... Read More

21/04/2016

Q&A WITH ELIZABETH ILSLEY

At face value, Elizabeth Ilsley is a total babe.  Yet what’s more, the art student is sassy, independent and super clever, producing work that’s achingly cool yet painfully poignant for many of us young women. ‘No Fucks Given’ is the title of one of her bodies of work – a series of sexual, glamorous photographs topped with phrases such as ‘He was more interested in his texts and didn’t notice I’d spread my legs’ or ‘I wish you would be my boyfriend’. Elizabeth knocks everyday girl problems such as shaving, sex... Read More