Tuesday, July 28, 2009


Ruben Toledo is an artist and fashion illustrator. He also happens to be the husband of designer Isabella Toledo (and resident of this drool-worthy Manhattan apartment). In 2003 Ruben turned his hand to animation with Fashionation, a film chronicling the history of French fashion design. Someone kindly posted this Sonia Rykiel snippet on youtube...

Ruben's fashion illustrations translate so beautifully to film that it makes me wonder about the exciting future of fashion-animation.

Here is another video playing with fashion and animation - this time a mesmerising Issey Miyake advertisement created by Euphrates:

I love how such a simple style has been used to explore Miyake's work and branding. Big thanks to Kasia for the heads up on that one!

If anyone knows where I can get my hands on 'Fashionation' I would love to know! xLL


susan supercharged said...

Follow me on youtube as recoverirl or twitter as supercharged10. I'll let you know and Ruben and I have just completed a new film that's coming out soon!