Category Archives: NEWS

NEWS: NEW ON BYBAYA.COM

Hi All! Here are a few of my new illustrations that appeared on www.Bybaya.com this month! Sit tight for the English version!

J.P Loafers de Tod’s

JP BY TODS

 

Le Carré Hermès

HERMES SCARF

 

La Chuck Taylor All Star de Converse

CONVERSE

Les douze robes importables de Paco Rabanne

RABANNE

 

 

La robe Mondrian d’Yves Saint-Laurent

YSL MONDRIAN

 

Les ballerines Souris de Marc Jacobs

MARC JACOBS MOUSE FLATS 2

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

I just want to wish ALL of you a very happy Christmas!!

This has been such a great year and I couldn’t have asked for anything more!

I wish you all much love and happiness in the year ahead!

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NEWS: FIND MY ILLUSTRATIONS ON HOMEGROWN.PH!

Hi Guys!

I am happy to announce that I am now a contributing illustrator for www.homegrown.ph! Homegrown is a great new online magazine for aspiring entrepreneurs in the Philippines. It gives to tips and tricks of the trade from how to register your brand to how to battle the stresses of everyday work! I am really happy to be contributing to such a great new company!

Click on the titles to view the full articles on Homegrown!

BEAT STRESS WITH A GOOD BOOK

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HOW TO BEAT THE HOLIDAY STRESS

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La Belle Histoire du Bon Marché

Hi All!

I know I haven’t been posting often, but it has been busy busy busy on my corner especially with the holidays! Right now, I am in Vancouver, BC spending time with my mothers side of the family! I have not been back in about three years so I am really enjoying myself! 🙂

Anyway, another thing that kept me busy was my collaboration with amazing French blog, ByBaya. I have really loved working with Berenice to create amazing posts about fashion and fashion history.

The other week, we got the incredible opportunity to contribute an illustrated article for the 160th Anniversary of Le Bon Marche Rive Gauche! Berenice wrote a beautiful article (in French) about the history of the famous store and I had the pleasure of illustrating a few images portraying special edition items at Le Bon Marche as well as recognizable symbols of the famous Paris store.

It was a week straight of hard work, but now it is up on Le Bon Marche’s Facebook page! and featured on ByBaya as well!

Since they have put it up, I am going to show you guys some photos on L.S. Illustrated as well! Hope you like them!

SHOWCASE Text (dawning of a new day1) SHOWCASE TEXT (dawning of a new day 2)

LE BON MARCHE GAME

LE BON MARCHE TOWEL OF BABEL 2 LE BON MARCHE FACADE LE BON MARCHE DOLL HOUSE

GOOD NEWS FOR US ENGLISH SPEAKERS!

Blog ByBaya is launching its English version before the new year! No more google translate! Stay tuned for the announcement on L.S. Illustrated’s blog and Facebook page!

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NEWS: Find My Work On A New French Fashion Blog

Hi everyone! I have been dying to share this news with you all and I finally get to spread the news! There is a new French fashion blog in town and I am the official illustrator!

Let me introduce you to, www.ByBaya.com! Based in Paris, ByBaya is the brain child of writer and fashionista, Berenice Foussard – Nakache. It talks about all aspects of fashion, from history, icons and trendsetters to items you just need to have! I am so DELIGHTED to be contributing!

It is written entirely in French, but hopefully, to those of you who don’t speak the language (like myself) will let the photos and illustrations speak for themselves! Plus, pretty much everything sounds better in French am I right? 🙂

So check out the blog HERE , and for updates on posts, please like ByBaya’s Facebook page HERE!

Here are a few of the many illustrations I have contributed to By Baya!

La robe portefeuille de Diane Von Furstenberg

La saharienne d’Yves Saint-Laurent

Les Stilettos de Sergio Rossi

Les ballerines BB de Repetto

L’oreille absolue

 

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NEWS: “LET THEM EAT CAKE”

“A balanced diet is a slice of cake in each hand.” 

Indeed it is! I would like to present to you all the new website of my dear friend and fabulous cake maker, Maria Dolonius! I was so delighted when she asked me to do the illustrations for this new venture of hers and had no doubt it would be super chic, simple and classy!

You can order a “Couture” Cake inspired by your favourite designer! She has already done an Alexander McQueen!

AND you can pick from flavours like Spiced Carrot and Lemon Poppyseed! I get fat thinking about it all! 🙂

So if any of you in the Philippines are having a party and need a great cake centerpiece, visit

Ingrid Maria Cakes!

Congratulations Maria! I hope the world gets to taste all your delicious goodies!

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NEWS: NEW AND IMPROVED PORTFOLIO SITE

 

Hi guys! Hope you are having a great weekend! I just want to announce that I have just launched my new and improved portfolio website and would like to invite you all to take a look!

Not only will you find all my illustrations and products available in my store, but you will see my styling, photography and video editing work as well!

VISIT MY NEW SITE HERE

NEWS: Feel Good Friday


Hi all! I apologize that I have not posted anything in the past couple of weeks! It has been completely crazy, with work, my mother and brother visiting, an AMAZING beach trip and so much more! I promised myself that this weekend, I will sit my butt down and do a series of illustrations about these past few weeks! I can´t wait to get back to it!

 One major thing that I could not wait until this weekend to post about is that

First:

My Facebook page has gained over 2,000 likes! Yahoo! So happy and thankful for the great support! Keep sharing! Keep Caring :p

Next:

There is a new webpage in town and guess what, all it brings is GOOD NEWS!

¨The Protons Project is the brainchild and labor of love of three positively charged individuals from various industries who came together one day and decided to say “Enough!”to all the bad news, false gossips, tensions and stresses that are inflicted in our society today. Although important to hear about current events and news, we would like to promote the Culture of Positivity in our generation in hopes of inspiring and changing the future.¨

I am happy and honoured to say that myself and L.S. Illustrated were featured on their website recently! I always love to be a part of something with a great vision!

Check out my Quickie Q&A on The Protons Project HERE

Check out the feature of my online boutique HERE

A BIT OF FEEL GOOD MUSIC FOR YOUR FRIDAY

Weezer – Island in the Sun (Baby animals!)

Mi Swing es Tropical – Quantic & Nickodemus (Video quality bad, song great!)

Smooth – Carlos Santana and Rob Thomas (Take me to a beach concert now)

Many more posts coming this weekend! Happy Friday everyone!

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NEWS: Four Eyes — Puzzlepop From the L.S. Boutique!

One thing that I really wanted to make sure when I opened up my Etsy store, is that I wanted to give people work nice enough to put up on their walls.

Having said that, a piece of art, may it be a Warhol or a movie poster, adds the character to your space, and if you are paying for something and putting it up on your wall, you better be dang sure that you LOVE it, and  most of all want to keep it there for a long period of time! Afterall, you are seeing it everyday right? That is where I thought I could step in!

I thought…well, how can I make a piece of art versatile enough so the person who has it doesn’t get tired of it after a few months? and how do I create something that lets the owner feel that they were part of the process?

So I created Four Eyes The first of my Puzzlepop designs. Four Eyes is basically four separate prints made to be hung together. The prints are already made, but it is up to the owner where, and most importantly how to hang them. Together, separate, vertical, horizontal, whatever! Then, if you want something new, switch them around! 🙂

I really have an affinity for this piece because, although the prints are digital and can be re-produced, the one who hangs it decides the unique way it is displayed!

You better be sure that I am going to do a few more of these! 🙂

Here are a few combinations that I thought of! What are yours? 

You can purchase “Four Eyes” buy visiting my Etsy store at www.etsy.com/shop/lsillustrated or go directly to the print by clicking HERE

Have an puzzlepop idea or request? Email me at lsillustrated@gmail.com

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