I can’t wait to get my hands on Fashion House: Illustrated Interiors from the Icons of Style; it is everything I am passionate about in one glorious book. Magical illustrations bring together the world of fashion and interior design.

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Megan Hess who illustrates all of her work with a bespoke Montblanc pen, who she affectionately calls Monty has carefully selected her most prized illustrations where she recreates inspirational fashion icons including Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Coco Chanel, lavish interiors and detailed accessories. Fashion House is a celebration of exquisite fashion and interior design.

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Megan’s background was the perfect prelude to this book. She began her career as a graphic designer and worked as art director for some of the world’s leading design agencies. In 2008 she put her signature on the illustrated edition of the New York Times number dedicated to the book Sex and the City, written by Candace Bushnell.

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Hess also created some impressive illustrated portraits for Vanity Fair and Time, and illustrated the prestigious windows of Bergdorf Goodman in New York. If you really love Hess feminism and colorful illustrations you can drape one of her signature silk scarves across your chest, or you can decorate your home with her unique cushions or have one of her limited edition prints hanging in your office, I know the book Fashion House has a reserved place on my cocktail table.

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