Tuesday, April 2, 2013

I won the Mary Katrantzou Illustration Competition (a while ago...)

 What a whirlwind year it has been! I love my blog but have kinda become a bit obsessed with my Facebook page of late :/ So thought I'd try and fit the last 6 months into the next month while I have a break in commissions and I'm away at MBFWA in Sydney! Again! 

So First: Exactly to the day six months ago, I was lying in bed reading a magazine with the cat and the boyfriend when I found out I won the Mary Katrantzou illustration competition! The prize? Tickets to her S/S 13 show in London as part of Fashion Week! So we booked flights first thing that Monday and flew out 3 weeks later (I held an exhibition in-between too but more on that later). It was incredible, beyond any fashion show I had ever experienced and I got to meet Mary (who was so lovely!) and her super clever team. Oh and got to go to the after party:) I will be be forever grateful for the opportunity, Mary's support and encouragement of creatives is wonderful and I will never ever forget that experience. Thankyou Mary and thankyou to everybody who voted for me!!!


  1. Congrats you did a great job!

  2. You deserved it Pippa! Im glad you had a great time!!
    I wish these opportunities happened more often :)

  3. I've just stumbled upon your blog whilst trying to find some fashion illustration blogs and saw this post and I was 100% sure that I had seen this painting before. Then I realised that I was also following you on Instagram! =D


  4. Gorgeous work! The prize was well deserved! Keep up the good work. ;)