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Fashion Illustrations – Round Up Of 2015 In Fashion

From provocative trends on runway to best of red carpet, here is a round up of 2015, the year in fashion through my illustrations.

JUSTIN BIEBER BECAME THE FACE BODY OF CALVIN KLEIN

Justin Bieber kick-started 2015 on a controversial note when his Calvin Klein campaign alongside Lara Stone was met with Photoshopped allegations.

FASHION BLOGGERS ADORNED MAGAZINE COVER

Lucky magazine featured fashion bloggers Chiara Ferragni of The Blonde Salad, Zanita Whittington of Zanita Zanita, and Nicole Warne of Gary Pepper Girl on its February 2015 cover.

JOAN DIDION BROKE THE INTERNET

Joan Didion dominated the social media and (possibly) broke the internet drawing approval in a way that Kim Kardashian never will by starring in Celine ad campaign.

PROVOCATIVE RUNWAY TRENDS

Rick Owens surprised us with garments revealing hint of male genital at his menswear show in Paris and social media went nuts!
Hedi Slimane’s mono-boob dress at YSL runway was an inherent reference to revival of 70s fashion.

MICHELLE OBAMA MADE NEWS IN INDIA

US First Lady Michelle Obama got Indian fashion fraternity’s unanimous approval when she visited Indian subcontinent wearing Indian-American fashion designer Bibhu Mohapatra’s poppy printed dress.

TAYLOR SWIFT RULED GRAMMY RED CARPET

Taylor Swift might have lost out on the Record of the Year award to Sam Smith in Garmmys 2015, but the Shake It Up star emerged as the obvious winner at the red carpet awards.

JOHN GALLIANO’S HOME COMING

Home is where heart is. John Galliano moved to London, away from the negativity of Paris to showcase the artisanal collection of Maison Margiela.

JEAN PAUL GAULTIER CELEBRATED DUALITY

Jean Paul Gaultier unified halves of two different silhouettes to churn out contrasting hybrids for SS2015 couture.

CRISTIANO RONALDO RETURNED WITH UNDERWEAR CAMPAIGN

Ronaldo looked as fit and fabulous as ever at 30 as he flexed muscles for his fashion line CR7 Underwear spring/summer 2015 campaign.

OSCARS 2015 RED CARPET

From some of the most inspirational speeches to biggest surprises (how many guessed that Boyhood would lose?), Oscars 2015 had plenty to offer including some fabulous red carpet looks.

CHINESE INSPIRATION AT MET GALA 2015

The theme for Met Gala 2015, one of fashion’s biggest night was ‘China: Through The Looking Glass’. Rihanna’s outfit in particular took social media by storm.

MERYL STREEP ON NEUEJOURNAL INAUGURAL EDITION COVER

The iconic actress graced the cover of first ever issue of NeueJournal that debuted earlier this year.

RIHANNA’S FRAGRANCE LINE

Bad girl Riri looked pretty in pink for her signature fragrance Riri by Rihanna.

BLURRING THE LINE BETWEEN FASHION & ART

For Couture AW15 show, fashion designers Viktor & Rolf transformed broken picture frames of fabric into haute-couture gowns by taking them off a wall and draping them over models. The designers once again dealt with the existential question – is fashion a form of art?

TOMMYXNADAL

Athletic frame, unwaxed torso, certain rawness, naturally sexy… Tommy Hilfiger’s latest brand ambassador Rafael Nadal starred in the brand’s Fall 2015 underwear campaign.

RATED FROM BAD TO WTF

From nipples pasties and plastic sheets to LGBT flat and couture junk, Miley Cyrus’s outrageously revealing outfits were clearly more talked about than the awards itself at VMAs2015.

10 YEARS OF ALEXANDER WANG

The infamous stint with Balenciaga, H&M collaboration and his own strong signature label… all that magic in 10 years of Alexander Wang!

GIVENCHY AT NYFW

Riccardo Tisci headed to U S of A to showcase Givenchy’s SS16 collection.

GENDER BENDER STATEMENT

Gender Bender theme dominated every fashion week this year. However the strongest statement came in form of visuals of a slender male torso clad in large fish at the Maison Margiela SS16 show.