Decoy Issue 2.

July 18, 2013
Aaand he’s done it again. Illustrator/Editor Richard Kilroy has not only put and pencil to paper for the sophomore issue of his incredibly successful zine, Decoy, but he’s also gone and secured some of the craft’s most formidable talents to produce original illustrations to stand alongside his own.
If, like me, you’re on the brink of giving up on traditional press, then here’s a reminder of how it’s done well – niche, not packed with news that’s probably been released two weeks prior on the internet and bursting with original work from inspiring creatives.
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^ The cover illustration by Ricardo Fumanal is probably my favourite thing in the past age. Love it. Unconditionally. Fumanal’s commissions to date range from Pull & Bear and Revlon, to Vogue Hommes Japan and Dazed & Confused.

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^ Left – Tara Dougans‘ take on Alexander McQueen Spring Summer 2011; Right – Julie Verhoeven‘s ‘Looker’

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^ Another preview inc. work from George Stavrinos
Oh, and I’ve somehow managed to end up amongst all the adored and more than able artistes in the form of a gushing article on why I’d go hungry for Thom Browne (which, I believe is accompanied by an illustration by Spiros Halaris, too exciting really). To read it, and to feast your eyes on the infinitely more interesting artwork, then…
Purchase a copy here for the minute sum of £4 (UK)/£5 (Europe)/£6 (Worldwide)
For more on Issue 1 – see my review here, and to keep up to date with all things Decoy, then follow the blog.

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