Coachella – perhaps the most hyped of all- kicked off the festival season this weekend. Headlined by LCD Sound System, Guns N’ Roses and Calvin Harris, the festival also featured Grimes, A$AP Rocky, Courtney Barnett, Major Lazer… Held under the heat of the California desert just outside Palm Springs, Coachella is deemed by many ‘the most fashionable festival’. We’ve picked five girls who stand out amongst the wave of miniscule cut-off shorts, artificial flowers and ‘band tees’, as well as our top picks for festival season from IP SS16.
If you don’t know, Danielle and Nicole Kahlani are the best thing in hair and makeup you’ve never heard of. With Danielle on makeup and Nicole on hair, they’ve got all grounds covered. Initially studying art, the girls headed in the direction of styling as a way to channel their love of fashion -together as sisters. More often than not they work as a duo to create some of the dreamiest looks on some of the hottest guys and girls around. Over the past few years, alongside working for Bleach... Read More
Today, there’s a bunch of young girls and guys self-publishing zines and flipping their middle fingers up to the constraints of modern life. Reacting to topics all across the board – feminism, the internet age, racism and the very real possibility of graduating and being slapped in the face with no career prospects – they’re building opportunities for themselves and in turn, generating some of the most intelligent, humorous and pertinent content. Potentially leading this movement is Sister – an un-put-down-able zine created by Beccy Hill, Laura Suttle and Hannah... Read More
Last month we were excited to launch in Selfridges Birmingham, a first for Illustrated People. More than a department store, the Birmingham branch is an iconic piece of architecture, which cost £60 million pounds to construct in 2003 – around about the time our brand was established. The building is super dreamy, it’s steel exterior changes colour as it reflects the light. Recently, our Creative Director Phoebe took a trip north to visit the store and meet the guys and girls who work closely with Illustrated People. You’ll find our... Read More
On Stefani Nurding’s instagram, there’s a post which reads ‘Dear fashion, don’t worry we’ll give you the next trend, sincerely skateboarding’. Whatever you think about this, it’s okay because Stefani is 100% au fait with both. Mainly skating but also snowboarding and surfing from a young age, Stefani’s also studied fashion at Plymouth University and hopes to start at Saint Martins in the new year for fashion promotion. During a three day skating stint, Stefani popped by our Brick Lane studio for a chat…
All ‘bad fonts’ and gloss paper, the lovechild of Bertie Brandes and Charlotte Roberts turned eight last Thursday and so we headed down to Ditto Press to grab a copy and drink rum ’n’ ginger beer. In case you are unaware, Mushpit is a printed-when-it’s-printed zine adored by everyone from magazine crackerjack Jeremy Leslie to what is perhaps the pinnacle of journalism – Vice. Inspired (and rightly so) by Bay Garnett’s Cheap Date and none other than Adbusters, Mushpit is injected not only with sharp, satirical wit and humorous... Read More
Nellie Eden, Leon Ward, Lynette Nylander, Clare Burman BabyFace x Illustrated People We have collaborated with all-female, London-based collective, BabyFace to create an exclusive IP X BabyFace t-shirt to celebrate a shared passion for burgeoning creative female talent. To showcase the baby-blue tee which features the BabyFace logo across the chest,our Creative Director shot eleven BabyFace women on London’s historic Telegraph Hill on both film and polaroid. Produced by an exclusively all-girl team, all drawn from within the BabyFace circle, the girls represent a range of skills and talent, from... Read More
Introducing Bill or Beak the love child of up n coming food entrepreneurs Lucy Mee and Joshua Paterson. Up and running for over a year now they're regulars at Kerb, Street feast dalston , Model Market Lewisham and Turntables in Hackney Wick. Specialising in braised duck and chicken served with spice and all thing nice, we caught up with them to sample some tasty goodness.
Since leaving school at 15, Born n Bred Londoner Mollie Mills has worked all over the globe; from hunting down the weird and wonderful for her own gritty mini documentary's to working with big name clients on international campaigns. She's got a pretty damn inpressive portfolio, working with some huge brands (Nike, Addidas, Red Bull, Hood By Air..ect) this Hackney hottie even won UK Young Videographer in Nike's Global creative competition 'The Chance'...and to top it all off she's only 23. In-between exploring the Philippines idyllic islands for STA's Reel Philippines series and jet setting it off to NYC we managed to catch up with this creative beauty....introducing Mollie Mills.