Fashion Illustration

“Fashion starts from a drawing; Vogue started as an illustrated magazine,” says Ferdinando Verderi, vogue italia’s creative director. Before fashion photography, fashion illustrations were widely used for magazine covers and advertising in publication. Vogue’s front cover was illustrated since its first issue in 1982. It wasn’t until July 1932 that the first color photography, by Edward Steichen, appeared on a cover of Vogue (1959 was the first year all of the magazine’s cover were photographic)