This Devil Would Wear Prada [Too]..

6 Jul

I happened to see the SS08 Prada campaign in one of those Fashion magazines that one submerges into – in that emotionally vacant interlude between a cheerful, summer day and the Frankensteinian dentist’s chamber. And in those precious moments between gorgeous sun, and plastic Novocaine stupor, I fell in love with the Prada Spring/Summer 2008 Campaign…

James Jean. Prada Wallpaper for Beverly Hills and SoHo Epicenter stores . Mixed media, approx. 17 x 200 feet, 2007.

James Jean. Prada Wallpaper for Beverly Hills and SoHo Epicenter stores . Mixed media, approx. 17 x 200 feet, 2007.

James Jean. Concept Art for Trembled Blossoms, animated film for Prada S/S 08. Mixed media, variable sizes, 2007-2008.

James Jean. Concept Art for Trembled Blossoms, animated film for Prada S/S 08. Mixed media, variable sizes, 2007-2008.

Developed and illustrated by Los Angeles artist James Jean – an American of Taiwanese descent and winner of five consecutive Eisner awards, and three consecutive Harvey awards – the art, like the collection, is clever, elegant, sassy, and sexy.

Check out the Prada Fantasy LookBook for Spring Summer 2008.

Prada Fantasy LookBook. Spring Summer 2008.

Prada Fantasy LookBook. Spring Summer 2008.


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One Response to “This Devil Would Wear Prada [Too]..”

  1. erik July 10, 2008 at 12:55 am #

    o my god! if you like this guy run, don’t walk, to his last blog post (http://www.processrecess.com/index.php?uid=BF4ACD). i’m subscribed to his rss feed and was stunned to see what he posted: his layered Photoshop files! He’s only keeping them up for a day, so get ’em quick. It’s incredibly instructive to peel these things back a layer at a time and sneak a peak into his process.

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