Fashion label Belle & Bunty has created a comic strip illustration for its London Fashion Week catwalk show, to be held on 21 September at the Royal Academy of Art. Drawn by Alice (Belle) Shreeve, with colour tones by Hannah (Bunty) Coniam, the stories run under the heading The Morning After The Night Before – the theme for the duo’s collection – and are inspired by 1950s and 1960s girls’ annuals. A colour strip is used for postcard invitations (pictured) and a black and white story will be displayed on the seats at the show.
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