If Wes Anderson were to imagine the character of fashion week street style star, she would probably look a lot like Jenny Walton.
The 26-year-old illustrator and current fashion director at The Sartorialist has mastered sophisticated cuteness with a love of vintage, Pinterest, and of course, a perfectly curated Instagram.
He said, 'I really like your boots, do you want to come work with me?
'"• She left everything to become an illustrator: "One day I met an illustrator and decided I could make that work.
That's my background."• Her unusual first job: "My real first job was to sell croissants on a boat with a girlfriend of mine.
She was blonde and we had adventures."• On growing up with her sister: "When she was 13, she became the most beautiful girl ever. We're best friends now, but that was a tough moment."• Her mom also loved fashion: "She always dressed in Mugler and was a fantastic creature.
English girls love to find the most awkward thing and challenge concepts of beauty.’ A diminutive and somewhat shy Midwesterner, Schuman first started photographing stylish people in 2005 and has gone on to pioneer a genre that combines reportage with a fashion editor’s eye and an upstart sensibility.
‘He’s a historian, marking the feelings of this generation one photo at a time,’ said an early subject, Kanye West, back in 2009.
After seven wonderful years, Garance and I have decided to split.
When we moved houses once I realized she was really crazy—everything was white. "• On finding the right career: "I did a computer test about what my job would be.
I was very hopeful, but I got taxidermist."• An expensive pair of boots helped her obtain her first important internship: "I got a call.
as well as work appearing in Vogue Italia, Vogue Paris and Interview Magazine.
Schuman has also been commissioned to work on advertisements for various companies such as Gant by Michael Bastian, DKNY Jeans and Nespresso.