Last September, during Paris Fashion Week, Francesco Lo Iacono was commissioned by Virgil Abloh and his team to create an illustrated view of "Track and Field", the Spring/Summer 2019 OFF-WHITE collection.
He was invited to sketch live during the fittings of the new collection prior to the show and then also backstage, a few days later.
During the fittings, Francesco was able to have a preview of the new OFF-WHITE collection, its colour palette, its mood, the details of the garments and accessories, that were sometimes edited or created right under his eyes. .."It was for sure a very precious moment for my work as an illustrator. While supermodels like Bella Hadid, Karlie Kloss, Kaia Gerber and Kendall Jenner were trying their looks for the show, I could start doing some preliminary sketches..." read more here