La Garance d’Or…

Last September, during the New York Fashion Night Out, I had the opportunity to meet the lovely Garance Doré. Since she brilliantly shot the last Jil Sander advertising campaign, Garance was their guest of honor for their Soho party. To be honest appart from congralutating her on her work and asking her to pose for me (above), I didn’t have time to really talk to her. But from the little I saw, she is a very friendly, lively and down to earth woman… Don’t worry, next time I’ll meet her we’ll go for a coffee… right Garance? ;)
    Courtesy of Jill Sander. Photo: Garance Doré
If you are interested in fashion or/and blogs you might be familiar with her work. In case not, to make it short… Garance started blogging as an illustrator in 2006 to showcase her drawings and later started to add street style and fashion pictures, interviews and videos.
What I find really interesting and inspiring is to travel back in time to her first ever blog post… (below)
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And see how much she evolved, and kept improving herself. From a really cute drawing she went on to create beautiful, expressive and professional illustrations. It just show how much perseverance and hard work always pay…
All four drawings courtesy of Garance Doré
 
An I am leaving you with this beautiful video I found on YouTube, showing Garance and her Sartorialist boyfriend Scott Schuman, style hunting together. Very Cute…
And unlike me… Not even the snow can stop them from working!
“The road to success is dotted with many tempting parking places… Just keep driving!” Unknown author
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15 Comments

  • Reply December 22, 2010

    Al

    Thanks for this post!

    I really like reading her blog, it's one of my favorite everyday reads, and I think that the reason why is that what and how she writes is very very cool but sometimes it gives you also the impression that you're talking to a friend… she's so spontaneous and lively that her post always give you a smile and make you feel like you're part of a dialogue, not that she's doing a monologue on her pages.

    No surprise that she's also a very friendly girl also "live"

    You were lucky to go to such cool event!

    Al

    -The Red Dot-

  • Reply December 24, 2010

    Marie

    great article :)

  • Reply December 29, 2010

    diana kang

    so so cute!

  • Reply December 29, 2010

    Sabina

    Amazing sketches!!!!

    Stop by my blog if you find the time – comments&followers much appreciated <3

  • Reply December 29, 2010

    Sabina

    Oh – and Michele from your previous post looks like such an amazing beautiful girl! A real role model!

  • Reply January 1, 2011

    Carina

    thankyou for sharing her work! i haven't heard of her before, i really love her style of work

  • Reply January 2, 2011

    minkandcappuccino

    awesome post
    happy 2011!

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  • Reply January 3, 2011

    Beenie

    Wow beautiful blog !!

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  • Reply January 6, 2011

    **OnYxStA**

  • Reply January 10, 2011

    Shreya

    So good information. Good dear.
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  • Reply January 11, 2011

    Rogue Accounts

    oooohhh~ this is amazing

  • Reply January 11, 2011

    Valentine

    Thanks to all of you for your comments and for following and I hope you all had a lovely new New Year!!

    Valentine

  • Reply January 13, 2011

    DannieDukes

    Nice pixs!!

  • Reply January 25, 2011

    Fashion Tales....

    Cute blog! this video of Scott and Garance is so lovely. I love these pictures, and the boots are my favourite!

    -xxoo
    http://www.ladyofashion.com

  • Reply January 29, 2011

    Amd

    Garance is really amazing and I believe that thanks to her fashion has been democratized, and many blogs have been created.

    Anyway nice blog !

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