With its moody, patterned fabrics and Schiele-worthy palette, Prada's spring collection was a study in dark fairy-tale allure. So it is rather surprising to learn that James Jean, the artist behind those prints, toils in a well-ventilated workspace in a sunny beachside suburb of Los Angeles.
"I love working out here in the garage," he says as he nimbly applies color to a sketch of a girl surrounded by swans. "I'm not pressured to keep things clean."
Issa Rae stopped by WWD's NYC headquarters to talk about season two of "Insecure," which premieres this Sunday on HBO. Click link in bio for all the details. #wwdeye (📷: @jgreenery; Styled by @mayteallende)
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"