Book Review: Coco Chanel, The Illustrated World of a Fashion Icon by Megan Hess

If you're looking for an exclusive gift, this might be it. I've had this book for a while now and it really feels like I have something very special I shouldn't share with just anyone. The book Coco Chanel: The illustrated world of a fashion icon, by Megan Hess and published by Hardie Grant in Oct 2015 is a book you can browse over and over again. Megan Hess is my favourite fashion illustrator, and I collect all her books. (see here and here) One day I would also love to have one of her art … [Read more...]

Megan Hess Table Top Collection

Megan Hess table top

If Santa Claus brings me anything this Christmas, I hope it'll be from the new Megan Hess table top collection. My heart literally skipped a beat when Megan Hess introduced the table top designs on her facebook page only three days ago. Today she announced her webshop exploded and most of it is currently sold out, but she is restocking in the coming days. Not surprising, because the illustrated plates, napkins, and table runner, are exquisite and super elegant. Megan Hess says on her … [Read more...]

Book review: The Dress by Megan Hess

My favourite illustrator Megan Hess has done it again. I just can't believe how talented she is. If you have been following my blog you might remember that I have written about her several times already; Megan Hess' Home tour, her first book Fashion House, and her fabulous design rugs. And just when you think it can't get any better than that, Megan Hess launches her new book 'The Dress - 100 iconic moments in fashion' published by Hardie Grant Books. It is the best coffee table book a girl can … [Read more...]

Carpet Crush

I have a crush on the carpets designed by my favourite illustrator Megan Hess. In fact, I like everything she designs, her home, what she wears, and all her drawings. I'm a Megan Hess groupie. I follow her on all social media channels, I have her book Fashion House, and one day I will own one of her art pieces. The carpets are so beautiful and decadent, that superlatives are missing. I followed her sneak peeks of the designs on her instagram and facebook and when she finally showed them I was in … [Read more...]

The Home of Megan Hess

I'm a huge fan of Megan Hess, a renowned Australian fashion illustrator. You might recall my blog posts about her work, or about her book Fashion House. Her style is effortlessly chic and timeless elegant. Her illustrations are so distinct and stylish that I recognize her hand at one glance. But what I love most about Megan is her home. Her house has been featured twice in Adore Magazine, and both times I was mesmerized and couldn't stop flipping the pages and zooming in on the details. For me, … [Read more...]

4 things to read and see for the style minded

During the weekend I caught up on my reading and watching DVDs. The following three books and one documentary are real must-haves if you are a fashion forward gal. The Eye has to Travel The documentary The Eye has to Travel depicts the life and legacy of the iconic Diana Vreeland. This lively portrait of one of the most influential women of the 20th century shows how she changed the face of fashion, publications, art and culture forever. The bubbley yet very demanding and eccentric … [Read more...]