Christine Mitchell

Christine Mitchell

In 2009, Christine Mitchell founded her blog N’East Style which concentrates on local artisans, small brands, and conscious consumption. Her minimalist illustrations combine her passion for great style with her background in studio art.

N’East Illustrated, Vol. 39

January was the month of the mens shows, so naturally I had to illustrate some of my favorite street style shots. I love this image for so many reasons. His look is timeless! Yes, the glasses are a bit retro but they are designed beautifully. I’m a big fan of the tonal layering of his navy knit jumper and blazer. The pop of white – from what looks like a trusty cotton turtleneck – adds a nice dose of contrast. I also love the expression and the motion that photographer Suzanne Middlemass captured in this moment. Read more »

N’East Illustrated, Vol. 36

I couldn’t be more proud of my friend Antonion Ciongoli. His new collection for Eidos Napoli, titled “The Correspondent,” is stunning, as is the collection’s lookbook. Antonio has created a range that is elegant yet comfortable, classic yet individual, tailored yet unstuffy. This photo and the pieces in it are a great example of how the collection is reminiscent of the past, yet feels modern and natural. Read more »

N’East Illustrated, Vol. 34

I haven’t illustrated street style in a long time. When I saw this season’s batch of Tommy Ton photos from the men’s shows, I had the itch to illustrate a few. And of course I had to draw my friend Jeremy Kirkland. I haven’t seen Jeremy in years, but I remember his natural ease and his eye for timeless style. Ton’s photo definitely conveys that.
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