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Heels! – A love/hate relationship

January 19, 2018
Heels shoes fashion illustration Alessia Landi Al Draws

There is a saying in Italian that goes more or less like “if you want to appear beautiful, you have to suffer a little” (chi bella vuole apparire, un poco deve soffrire). The actualΒ English equivalent isΒ “no pain no gain” but I really don’t like it because it makes me think of sweaty bodybuilders on paleo diet more than all the exquisite tortures that women do to themselves to be… oh well,Β beautiful. But that’s not me guys, I haveΒ ZERO pain resistance…

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Random fashion illustration #4: Aquazzura shoes (reprise)

August 12, 2016
aldraws Al Draws Alessia Landi fashion illustration watercolor pineapple heels shoes sandals aquazzura pina colada

Because I can never stop drawing Aquazzura shoes, they’re simply perfect in shape and design. Because I’m still dreaming that one day I’ll be able to afford one pair *hope springs eternal* Because I was in a yellow period (in my illustration I often have color obsessions for a while… Like, this was from my yellow and blue period from a couple of weeks ago. Now I noticed I’m turning back to red a bit. That’s so Picasso of me).…

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Random fashion illustration #2: Aquazzura shoes

December 8, 2015

I love Aquazzura. There is something in their shoes that is just perfectly balanced. I think I’ve never seen a shoe designer able to infuse this perfect mix of femininity, modernity, elegance and sexiness in every single design of pumps and flats.I don’t know if it’s the shape of the shoe itself, or the way the lace-up detail adds a special touch but I find myself drooling on almost every single model.I will probably never be able to afford a…

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