The Art of Fashion Illustration with fashion illustrator Audrey Schilt
Fashion illustrator Audrey Schilt discusses her notable career sketching and designing for some of the most revered names in fashion history. Artist, designer, and illustrator, Audrey Schilt has worked with Halston, Ralph Lauren, and other leading fashion houses. Remember Jackie Kennedy’s pillbox hat? Schilt was responsible for that. Other style icons who have embraced her astonishing talent include Princess Diana, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Julianne Moore. Schilt also excels as a fine artist in other genres such as watercolor and portraiture.
“Hats Off” to Halston from The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
This discussion celebrates iconic fashion designer Halston and the exhibition “Hats Off: Halston Hats from the Masterson Collection.” Find out more from artist Audrey Schilt, who worked with Halston; Nicholas ChampRoux, fashion-design professor at Houston Community College; and Misty Flores, assistant curator at Rienzi, the MFAH house museum for European decorative arts.
As the beautiful people gathered here earlier this month for the Claro Rio Summer 2008 fashion event -- a series of runway shows heavy on slinky swimwear and summer ready-to-wear -- Springs Global took the occasion to promote its Springmaid brand.
Working for one of the most revered names in fashion would intimidate most designers. But Audrey Schilt, the creative director of collection at Ralph Lauren, has risen to the challenge and even learned a thing or two from the man renowned for his deft drawing ability.