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In the world of fashion illustration, Antonio Lopez is as recognized a name as Michael Jordan in basketball. His captivating illustrations chronicle the flavour of fashion through the decades, from flapper to flower power to neon to now.
Lopez, better known in the fashion world as ‘Antonio,’ has been celebrated in such international editorials as Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and Interview. His illustrations are made from many artistic tools including pencil, pen and ink, charcoal, watercolor and polaroid film.
Lopez’s illustrations capture many celebrated individuals and fashion icons who were more often than not his friends: Grace Jones, Mick Jagger, Audrey Hepburn, former fiance Jerry Hall and former Interview Mag coworker Andy Warhol.
Trendland describes Antonio’s process: “Recording and predicting contemporary style trends, Antonio also used his immense versatility to adopt a broad range of art movements, from Pop Art to Surrealism.”
Antonio Lopez and his fashion illustrations don’t just chronicle fashion trends of the past in a creative way, but forecast trends for the future and bring back a nostalgia for historic fashions that are surely making their way back into modern wardrobes!