I follow some amazing fashion illustrators on Instagram and I wanted to share a few of them with you. They have a wide variety of styles and use different mediums from watercolor and ink, to gouache, pastels, and digital. In no particular order, here are ten of my favorites. Let me know in the comments if you have any to add!
Jennifer predominantly illustrates digitally these days and can be found illustrating red carpet looks, the royal family, through to some of our feminist heroes such as Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She has a cute, lovable style that always feels fresh and modern.
Lydia is a UK-based illustrator who mostly draws digitally but still maintains a sense of traditional artwork in all of her pieces, with ink splatters, watercolor backgrounds and soft pencil lines.
Jill creates wedding and fashion illustrations with bold, minimalist lines, giving a striking and modern feel to her work.
Flavia’s style is whimsical and adorable, whether she’s using bright colors or sticking to monochromatic pieces. She illustrates both digitally and traditionally and is based in the UK. Make sure to check out her outfit of the day series.
Angie is based in Melbourne, Australia and both illustrates and teaches fashion illustration. She primarily illustrates using traditional methods and her work has a wonderful balance of detail and suggestive elements.
Alina is a Russian-based illustrator whose wonderful use of color and playful expressions will have you scrolling and scrolling through her account. She primarily illustrates digitally, and her work always has a polished and professional feel.
Julia’s illustration is soft and romantic. She predominantly illustrates in pencil and adds an incredible realism and level of detail to all of her work, often with bold pops of color.
Katie is based in New York, and works in a variety of mediums from pastel, to watercolor, to digital, to found objects. Her style is dreamy and romantic, while still being rich and colorful. Check out her account for wonderful studio and behind-the-scenes images as well.
Alison’s illustrations are always modern and filled with life. You’ll see soft spots of color and bold lines in her work. She has a wonderful range of greeting cards and other products too.
Meagan travels frequently and her fashion illustrations will transport you to the location that inspired them. Her work is bold, colorful and thoroughly enjoyable!
Jessica’s illustrations are bold and modern. Primarily created digitally she always has a great sense of movement instilled in her work.
If you’re not already following me on Instagram, here’s where you can find me! I’m a Seattle-based fashion illustrator and I primarily paint ink or watercolor fashion illustrations. I have a love of bright colors and whimsical styles. I create fashion illustrations for brands, social media, packaging, and live events.