This Devil Would Wear Prada [Too]..

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…

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.

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.

Check out the Prada Fantasy LookBook. Spring Summer 2008.