Tuesday , 30 November 2021

Tag Archives: Couture

In Love with the Spring 2018 couture Valentino collection

I haven’t posted about a particular designer in a while, but after watching the Spring 2018 couture Valentino collection I couldn’t help myself. The designer, Pierpaolo Piccioli, delivered a masterful and colorful collection, enhanced with feathers and an unfettered sense of fantasy. Powerful clothing has been the talk of the town in the couture shows in Paris, and the house of Valentino did not disappoint. The attention to detail and the feather hats that mimic leaves and flowers blooming around the model’s heads… magnificent! Pierpaolo did one of the most brilliant collections I’ve seen in years for Valentino. This is …

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Marrero Collection Wall Art Series part 1 (Video)


I’m so excited to introduce my new line of wall art! Shop for a variety of unique wall art from The Marrero Collection. Brighten up your rooms, from inspirational quotes, kitchen art, Fashion prints, and much more. Fashion “Fashion Forms & Accessories” Wall Art Set – Marrero Collection $40.00 Marrero Collection – Fashionista wall art $40.00 “New York & Paris Fashion” Wall Art Set – Marrero Collection $40.00 Fashion Illustration Wall Art from The Marrero Collection $40.00 Retro Fashion Illustration Wall Art from The Marrero Collection $40.00 BEAUTY “I love make up” Wall Art Set – Marrero Collection $40.00 Hair …

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Holiday Shopping – The gift of Glamour (Video)


The gifting season is officially upon us. Wondering what to buy for the fashion lover on your holiday gift list? The Marrero Collection is a compilation of –Limited Edition– alluring statement pieces designed for the fashionista looking for unique fashion items without the couture price tag. The line features chic and stylish handbags and accessories, which allow women to take part in Marrero’s glamorous and whimsical vision of fashion and femininity. WATCH! This holiday season give the gift of glamour to your loved ones! Click on image or name to get order “Couture Ruffle” Black & White Handbag $79.00 The …

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Couture Fairy – Marrero Illustration Inc.


A few months ago I worked on a “Couture Fairy” project for a client. Check out the final fashion Illustrations. Which set of wings do you like best? Couture Fairy #1 Couture Fairy #2 Copyright MARRERO ILLUSTRATION INC. Related Blog post: Click on Image to see Hit “LIKE”  Marrero Illustration on Facebook: here  

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Couture Video – Fashion Illustration – Marrero Illustration Inc.


I’ve been working on some images for my agent Suzanne Cruise; couture illustrations for a project we are hoping to get. Instead of posting the images the way I usually do, Check out this cute little couture video. Which one is your favorite gown? ABOUT CARLOS MARRERO: Carlos Marrero knew he wanted to draw ever since he was a small boy, watching the opening credits of Bewitched and I Dream of Genie with his grandmother after school. The bright colors and retro style that captured his imagination as a child have left their mark on his artwork ever since. He …

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1950’s inspired fashion illustrations – Marrero Illustration Inc.


Every once in a while I need to take a break from all the projects that I have been working on and do what makes my heart sing… Illustrate! Today I took the day to work on a couple of 1950’s inspired fashion illustrations. 1950s fashion was a decade of glamour, femininity and haute couture. Featuring tight bodices and flowing or fitted skirts and gorgeous high heels. Love the glamour of the era! (Click on Image to enlarge) What is YOUR favorite fashion decade?  Related Blog Post HERE  

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The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Kirsty Mitchell


I came across this wonderful photographic treat and could not wait to share with you. UK photographer Kirsty Mitchell started working on this stunning series of photographs as a tribute to her mother who had recently passed away. Of course you know I love the costume and set design part of it, she does have a background in fashion design and costume making. The final product is simply breathtaking! These images have a storybook quality that lets your imagination wander, and even invites you to project your own stories into. To learn more about her Mitchell’s work check out her website …

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In Love with Tony Ward’s Fall/Winter 2013-2014 Show


Excellent collection by Tony Ward, simple but classic, elegant & beautiful. Tony Ward showcased his latest designs for Fall/Winter 2013/14 collection at the Rome Fashion Week 2013. He knows what women want – gorgeous shapes, with fabrics that are are simply luxurious, exquisite and elegant. “His finest fabrics, enriched with seductive transparencies and precious original embroideries, are sumptuously worked following to the rules of the purest workmanship. Tony Ward’s collections are a tribute to women and their femininity, with the taste and distinctive charm of a timeless style.” -Tony Ward’s FaceBook page What Do You Think About Ward’s Fall/Winter Collection?

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The life of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel (Video)


Coco – Inside CHANEL CHANEL is recognized as one of the biggest fashion houses in the world. and as a fashion illustrator, an inspiration to me. The House of Chanel is known for the “little black dress,” the perfume Chanel NO. 5  and the Chanel Suit. I’m so excited to have come across these short films that gives us Fashionistas a little bit of history on how Chanel came to dominate the Fashion world. Every day this week I will be revealing an exclusive short film from the Inside Chanel Project, a series of films made by the house, about the …

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Autumn Winter 2013-2014 Haute Couture Paris by Alexis Mabille


Alexis Mabille has worked with some of the most acclaimed fashion houses in the world, like Nina Ricci, Ungaro, Dior and Yves Saint Laurent. His fashion philosophy is blending tradition with a certain sex appeal and a flair for reinventing shapes with unexpected materials. Mabille’s Autumn Winter 2013 2014 Haute Couture collection was inspired by Italian painter Giovanni Boldini and his motion towards the idea of fluidity in his paintings, which Mabille tried to recreate here. “I love the way he represents women,” the designer says. This glamorous collection is full of romance and drama. What do you think?

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