MIKE MCCONNELL’S WORLD OF WHIMSY
the artist and illustrator’s enchanting illustrations set the stage for our fall 2015 presentation
adventures and misadventures, tall tales and clandestine conversations, long outdoorsy walks and evenings curled up in a hotel bar: our fall 2015 collection, revealed during new york fashion week on friday, weaves together a world of glamour and mischief. when it came to planning the presentation, we knew we needed a setting as enchanting as the clothes.
after falling in love with his illustrations in our research for the places to go, people to see book, we enlisted mike mcconnell, a maryland-based painter and illustrator, to bring this world to life. the resulting mural: amusing woodland creatures traipsing new york city. below, mike talks about a few of his favorite vignettes: