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LCF design students by LCF illustrators

In a meta sort of way, we headed to London College of Fashion and asked a selection of BA14 fashion illustration students to draw a look by their favourite BA14 fashion design student. Read on for a beautiful little bit of inception, art on art, by the stars of tomorrow.

Text Francesca Dunn
Images LCF BA14 illustration students

  • Luke Paul Carney for Sofia Ilmonen

    Finnish design student Sofia’s graduate collection was inspired by the idea of finding beauty in the unobvious. Exploring the notion through layers, shapes and textures, she uses natural dyes to create super sweet pastel colours. Luke captures this and the fresh femininity of Sofia’s designs brilliantly.

    @lukepaulcarney
    @SofiaIlmonen

    by Luke Paul Carney

  • Adriana Krawcewicz for Faye Van Andel

    I want a ball. I want a party. Pink macaroons and a million balloons and performing baboons! Give it to me now! Dutch designer Faye’s collection is all about wanting things that we don’t really need and then indulging in them. Adriana illustrates the effortless glamour of the design through a mix of traditional and digital drawing styles. So fluffy!

    @Artianadeco
    @fayevanandel

    by Adriana Krawcewicz

  • Fiona Gourlay for Mengna Ye

    We’re completely obsessed with Mengna’s poppy, sugar-sweet candy collection. Inspired by both the Mexican death ceremony and Chinese wedding ceremony, Mengna analyses tradition and culture and gets crafty with flowers, felt, hats and hands. Fiona illustrates a cool mint and fuchsia floral number in her signature abstract style. Both artists love to layer.

    @FionaGourlay
    @mengnaye

    by Fiona Gourlay

  • Olivia Bilson for Marco Storm Braskov

    Marco’s oversized menswear and apparent love for the colour yellow is shown off in Olivia’s serious and rather sombre illustration. The folds and detailing in the design are lovely and the portrait striking.

    @oliviabilson
    @marcostormbraskov

    by Olivia Bilson

  • Natassa Stamouli for Laura Needle

    Lovely Laura creates modern, elegant designs that are “so wrong, it’s right!” and Natassa’s simple, zine-like sketches are a perfect match. Girly and sweet – like a teen dream diary gone good, on spying Laura’s look 4, hearts filled Natassa’s eyes and she put digital pencil to paper.

    @natassastamouli
    @lauraneedle

     

    Laura Needle