As J.W. Anderson showed his AW17 collection at London Fashion Week, the front row snaked with eager fashion documenters hastily snapping at the clothes sent down the runway. Among them, esteemed American fashion illustrator Richard Haines was capturing the movement, shapes and details of the collection with nothing but a sketch pad and ink pen. “JW was fantastic,” Richard tells me. “I think to draw runway is very challenging but I think it’s a really valid means of documenting, or recording,” he adds thoughtfully. “You can convey so much information in just a few lines.”
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