Artist Illustrates the Paris Haute Couture Shows On Bits of Trash


One man’s trash is another man’s alternative to waving a giant iPad in your face?

Apple products might be fashion’s favorite way of documenting a runway show, but artist/designer Charles Jeffrey is both innovative and a non-dickhead. Or maybe he just left his phone charger at home one day and only had a chip bag to make notes on  — whatever the logic behind his Microsoft Paint-meets-derelicte Haute Couture “reviews” drawn on various bits of trash, the results are awesome.

Our favorite has to be the Maison Martin Margiela on old receipts and squares of toilet paper, which adds yet another dimension to the design team’s exploration of collector’s item fabrics and junk drawer embellishments. Either that or we’re taking these (hopefully virgin) bits of bog roll far too seriously. And Chanel‘s trainers were evidently a crowd pleaser.

We do have some concerns about Jeffrey’s fashion week diet, but then ours weren’t that great either.

See a few sketches below and keep up with your trends over on SHOWstudio.

Maison Martin Margiela Couture drawings, on a chip box.

Maison Martin Margiela Haute Couture drawings, on a chip box.

Chanel Haute Couture drawings on yellow Post-it note.

Chanel Haute Couture drawings, on yellow Post-it note.

Valentino Haute Couture drawings, on a Walkers Crisps packet.

Valentino Haute Couture drawings, on a Walkers Crisps packet.


Related links:

The Best Dressed Front Rowers of Haute Couture Fashion Week 
The 15 Most Wildly Opulent Gowns From Haute Couture Fall 2013

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