Artist collaborations take an in-depth look at the processes taken to achieve a final piece of work. This space pays homage to the work-in-progress and its documentation as an art form that is as worthy of admiration as the final piece of work.
Visual Artist & Fashion Illustrator, Macau
Dabbling in fashion illustration and jewellery design, the multi-hyphenate Aiko Yeung remains dedicated to breaking new grounds in her artistic pursuits. Having collaborated with notable international labels, the free-spirited personality based in Hong Kong is also a social media personality who constantly seeks inspiration from her travels and believes that drawing is the best way to free oneself from inhibitions.
Mixed media artist, Malaysia
Born and raised in Malaysia, Limzy Lim is a mixed media artist formally trained in traditional oil and watercolour painting. The experimental artist has now expanded her scope to explore different mediums such as woodwork, photography and sculpting.
Mixed media artist, India
Hailing from India, Maitri Dalicha’s fashion illustrations feature girlish caricatures that are instantly recognisable. Kitschy, eclectic with a slightly off-kilter appeal, Maitri uses inking and stippling techniques to create detailed and surreal line art.
Mixed media artist, Dubai
Sara Japanwalla is a fashion illustrator who has honed her love for art and design at the prestigious Leith School of Art. Well-versed in watercolour and ink, Sara shares her interpretation of the ideal CHARLES & KEITH woman, who manifests through her illustrations as elegant, well-dressed and extremely feminine.
Mixed media artist, Kuwait
Abrar Zenkawi is a self-taught Kuwaiti-Hungarian artist whose medium of choice is ProMarkers and acrylic paint. Using bold definitive strokes to build layers, she creates realistic caricatures of fashion-forward women, washed in vibrant shades that give life to the illustrations.
Mixed media artist, Philippines
Intrigued by the realms of traditional and digital art forms, Raxenne seeks to fuse both art disciplines by creating relatable art compositions with digital enhancements as an added dimension to her signature illustrations. The artist takes inspiration from products and motifs in the collection, giving her unique interpretations through art.
Mixed media artist, Japan
Miyuki Ohashi is a Tokyo-based fashion illustrator who has worked with various brands. She draws her inspiration from classic icons like Brigitte Bardot or Audrey Hepburn.
Mixed media artist, South Korea
Identified by heavy textures amidst vivid colours, Minjee Kang’s fashion illustrations are whimsical and quirky, giving a fresh perspective on how fashion illustrations are typically expressed. Leaning away from hyper cool and chic subjects, her exuberant works comes with an infallibly upbeat message. The artist takes inspiration from products and motifs in the collection, giving her unique interpretations through art.
Mixed media artist, Vietnam
Audacious and irreverent in nature, Kelbin Lei’s creation for CHARLES & KEITH resonates with his personal style. Kelbin’s statement-making looks are best described as radical and avant-garde, made unique by a fluid mix of luxury and streetwear labels. The dynamic individual takes on dual roles as a stylist and designer, crafting a signature style that is an infusion of standout graphic prints, experimental silhouettes and bold slogans.
Mix medium artist, Cambodia
Breaking boundaries and rewriting conventions, Lisa is a non-believer in containing herself within a certain art from. She is a fan of all styles of art, ranging from ancient, to contemporary to street art. As varied as her creations, Lisa’s artwork has captured an international audience, having painted on the streets of Phnom Penh, to commissioned works in overseas location such as Thailand, Maldives and Paris.
Mix medium artist, Portugal
Inspired by the likes of legendary photographers Robert Frank, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Henri Cartier-Bresson, Charly's fascination with fashion imaging saw her through her childhood where experimentation and curiosity formed a significant part of her endeavours towards becoming an illustrator and photographer.
“Fashion and drawing are both things I really love so I am forever grateful to make a living out of what I love doing!”
Mix medium artist, Singapore
Almost like a musical arrangement, Sun Lee’s composition of motifs finds allusion to her creative process as an illustrator. Starting with wary and guarded strokes, a selection of identifiable motifs form as an introduction to build a premise for the later parts of her illustration.