Portraits of the World's Most Stylish Women

Hardcover, by David Downton

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For years, David Downton has been a renowned fashion illustrator. Now you can enjoy his 1st monograph, David Downton: Portraits of the World’s Most Stylish Women, filled with wonderful illustrations.


Art and fashion meet at David Downton. His illustrations have been published all over the world, they’ve been featured in a variety of collections, and his distinctive style is recognizable from a mile away. Without a doubt, Downton is one of the most respected figures in the fashion industry. And for the first time, he presents his individual collection David Downton: Portraits of the World’s Most Stylish Women.

Alongside personal recollections and documentary-style photographs, this beautiful collection showcases Downton’s illustrations of the most stylish women in the world. Models and actresses such as Cate Blanchett, Catherine Deneuve, and Charlotte Rampling are just a few of the gorgeously-executed portraits you’ll see in this collection.

You’ll also find a foreword from fashion designer Christian Lacroix and an afterword by model Dita Von Teese. Any fashion-lover would be lucky to receive this incredible hardcover collection as a Christmas, anniversary, or Mother’s Day present. Just remember to use our premium gift-wrapping services to make the gift as beautiful on the outside as it is on the inside!

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