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Birthday reflections – The five things that have changed since I turned 30

May 13, 2017
Alessia Landi Fashion Illustration birthday champagne balloons watercolour marchesa dress

Today it’s my birthday and I’m turning 33. THIRTY-F***ING-THREE And for how 20 year old I can sometimes feel inside and how much I can tell myself that I’m technically still young, I also feel the years weighing on my shoulders (ALERT: I’m gonna talk like a granny all the way through this post) . But the good part is: I kinda like it. Except very annoying stuff like spending tons of money on anti-age products, realising I can’t wear…

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Not a Hero

April 20, 2017
Fashion illustration Alessia Landi Aldraws watercolour hero t-shirt tulle skirt model orange

So typical Al, I claimed in January that I would write a post per week… I look back at my last post and it’s dated 21 February. Oh well. I actuallyΒ have a good excuse for this absence from my illustrated diary: I did a major commission for L’Officiel Singapore and Louis Vuitton back in March (I know, right?? Sometimes I still can’t believe it… Maybe I should just write a post here to fix it black on white, what do…

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The Lipstick Quest

January 31, 2017
watercolor ink lipstick fashion illustration beauty make up Alessia Landi Al Draws

I have recently entered a new beauty monomania phase: lipstick. It became an obsession because a good lipstick can actually make you look very cool with a tiny effort, but I just can’t find the “right colour”. It pisses me off like crazy. Somehow I never feel 100% comfortable when I wear lipstick. Either I feel too slutty, or too flashy, or one day my mouth is too big, one day my lips are too thin… What would I like?…

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