Trend report for Autumn/Winter 2019 illustrated by Jacqueline Bissett

Jacqueline illustrates the trends that we should be looking to wear this Autumn. New trouser shapes include wide and flared hems in jeans, large scale checks worn with capes, tight bodysuits and large fake fur jackets. Lace dresses and blouses featured at Yves Saint Laurent and Christopher Kane. Colour blocking featured widely among the collections at Ann Demeulemeester , Gucci, Prabal Gurung and Nina Ricci. Utility is a huge trend at Stella McCartney with large florals and capes abound at Richard Quinn. Oversized windowpane checks including giant dogtooth were shown at Chanel with elegant hats which featured, bucket-style at Gucci and Nina Ricci and many others. Accessorizing is huge this season!

Enjoy your new looks for the season, always a favourite after wearing flip flops and shorts all summer!

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Jacqueline was recently commissioned by the online retailer of gorgeous luxury clothing and accessories from Balenciaga, Prada, Gucci and other leading designers’ latest collections.

‘Inner Circle’ and ‘Front Row’ customers from this month will receive beautifully illustrated newsletters, invitations to fashion shows and personal shopping events.

Naia commission Jacqueline to illustrate for their animation and stand at Première Vision in Paris

I worked on a huge animation project with Uber Digital design company on hundreds of sketches animated by Uber for a short film to show their sustainable, nature fibre product. The digital illustrations on iPad Pro using Procreate showed 3 different looks ‘Slounge’, ‘Urban’ and ‘Bar Noir’ in relevant settings which I also illustrated along with nature elements. The very talented crew at Uber Digital in London used Rotoscope animation to create a wonderful short film. For more info, visit their website https://www.uberdigital.com/work/eastman/experience-naia

Jacqueline illustrates for Four Seasons magazine for their Fashion issue

I was recently commissioned by the luxury travel brand Four Seasons to illustrate in the Fashion issue of their third issue. Articles to illustrate included a fascinating read by SC Stuart showing the impact of Artificial Intelligence on fashion design and where the future is taking us, by keeping a track and logging information on existing designs/trends. The next feature by Amanda Mull was on catwalk representation of women of many physical abilities and sizes. Finally I was asked to give my opinion on present fashion trends and for my take on reinvented designs from leading brands’ archives. I decided to work digitally on the iPad Pro, which is still a lesser area of my work, the suitability for the articles seemed most relevant. It’s always good to have some editorial work as a freelance illustrator as this is still our best showcase, seeing one’s work in print.

Some recent iPad Pro digital work for collections Spring/Summer 2018

I 've been enjoying some recent catwalk shows from Dior and Chanel pre collections for Spring Summer 18, working on my iPad Pro using Procreate app and most of all- HAVING FUN!!!!

Emporio Armani invites Jacqueline to produce digital fashion illustrations for the Emporio Armani / Marie Claire fashion 'roadshow'

Just back from an exhausting few days in Glasgow and Manchester with Armani. I was invited to draw portraits of guests on my iPad Pro, which was linked up to a 2metre high monitor. This had been set up 'portrait style' so was huge! It was such a unique idea and I had quite an audience, not great for the nerves but once 'into the drawing zone' I loved it!

The customers were gifted their prints on the night which were mounted and framed.

It was a pleasure being surrounded by such gorgeous clothes- the Emporio range is stunning. There was also a presentation by Marie Claire's Fashion Editor, Jayne Pickering showing key looks for the season. 

It was great to be part of the Armani team and the staff were great, I'm looking forward to being part of their Xmas promotions in Selfridges in December, more details to follow...

 

illustration Ltd invite Jacqueline to sketch clients' portraits at Le Book Connections, Truman Brewery, London

I spent a wonderful day with my agents Juliette and Victoria in The Truman Brewery for Le Book Connections, drawing professional creatives working in advertising, design and publishing. 

More nervous to get started than usual, probably because I was trying extra hard to make a good impression, once I'd warmed up I really enjoyed drawing the stylish crew, who came from all over Europe.

It seemed like a really successful day for illustration Ltd with some great prospective clients such as Net-a-Porter and various large advertising agencies. It was great to see my 2 senior agents in action!