Suite by Jennifer Diederich "Dear New York" Collaboration
November 12, 2019
In the Fall of 2018 I connected with Jennifer Diederich, the incredibly talented designer (you might remember her from Season 5 of Project Runway!) behind the fashion line "Suite". Her Quick Escape coats feature quirky and fun patterns and we were able to work together on designing a custom illustration for one of her famous coats.
We're both New Yorkers (me now from a distance, but always at heart!) and decided it would be fun to depict a typical New York City street scene in a reversible coat. The outside illustration showcases classic NYC moments: metrocards, the Red Hook lobster truck, Books are Magic, a Brooklyn brownstone and of course, city dogs.
For the reverse side of the coat, I wanted to show the assortment and eccentricity of people living inside a brownstone apartment: