‘Utopian Fantasy’ by Spanish artist and illustrator, Ignasi Monreal for Gucci S/S18

Dear Shaded Viewers,

Loving the choices that Gucci makes for their campaigns both with the director’s for the films and now the illustrator Ignasi Monreal for the new S/S 18 campaign. The ‘Utopian Fantasy’ focuses on the three elements of earth, sea and sky. Monreal’s digital paintings emphasises fantastical features, to create haunting characters that inhabit the mythical universe conjured from his remarkable imagination. Here are just a few. The new campaign will launch in January.



Diane Pernet

A LEGENDARY FIGURE IN FASHION and a pioneer of blogging, Diane is a respected journalist, critic, curator and talent-hunter based in Paris. During her prolific career, she designed her own successful brand in New York, costume designer, photographer, and filmmaker.