French artist and style arbiter iIzak Zenou has earned a reputation as one of the world’s leading fashion illustrators over the past two decades. His spirited and enchanting work has become associated with many of the world’s top brands and publications – notably CHANEL, Celine, Vera Wang, Lily Pulitzer, Catherine Malandrino, Hanro of Switzerland, L’Oreal, Lancôme, Laura Mercier, Sephora COTY, Revlon, Guerlain, Bucherer, Matrix, Nordstom, Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Rizzoli, The WE Network and Target. He is perhaps best known for his 20-year collaboration with Henri Bendel. His ever-evolving “Bendel Girl” has become iconic.
His work has been featured by such leading publications as American Vogue; French Vogue; English Vogue; Vogue Nippon; Vogue Spoza; Vogue Bambini; German Vogue; ELLE, Marie Claire; InStyle; Glamour; Madame Figaro; T, The New York Times Magazine; The New Yorker; Town & Country; The Wall Street Journal; O, The Oprah Magazine; Travel & Leisure; Essence; Self; Brides and Man Repeller.
Izak has also collaborated with several notable authors on such titles as A New York State of Mind by Billy Joel; Bohemian Manifesto: A Field Guide to Living on the Edge by Laren Stover; Cooking For Mr. Latte: A Food Lover's Courtship by Amanda Hesser; The Nanny Diaries series by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus; Princess by Francesca Castagnoli; Mommy Needs a Time Out and Mommy Needs a Martini by Julie Klappas, and two Lilly Pulitzer lifestyle and entertaining books and calendars. He most recently illustrated Susan Miller's Astrology Zone: The Year Ahead 2016 Astrological Calendar.
He currently resides in New York City, where he maintains his art and design studio.
Photo by Joanna Totolici Photography
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