Are Fashion Illustrators the New Photographers?

The fashion world is all about what’s next, new, sexy, now, and yet, fashion illustrators—relying on pens, pencils, and paint—are more popular than ever, some even changing our view of Fashion Week this season. Perhaps it’s that hand-made art feels more personal than a photography, or that the illustrator community is more inclusive than the Old(er) Guard world of photography. We could debate it all day, or we could just take a look at 5 creatives using Instagram, one of the most modern platforms, in one of the most beautifully unplugged ways.

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