Megan Hess

MEGAN HESS was destined to draw. An initial career in graphic design transcended into art direction for some of the world’s leading advertising agencies and Art Direction for Liberty Department store in London. In 2008 Hess illustrated the New York Times number one selling book, ‘Sex and The City’. When Megan started illustrating portraits for TIME magazine, they described her work as: “Love at first sight. Megan has a unique way of capturing a likeness while also conveying a sense of the person through her line work. And her execution is perfect”

After the release of Candace Bushnell’s book, Hess was catapulted onto the world stage and began illustrating Portraits for the New York Times, Italian Vogue and Vanity Fair Magazine.


Most recently, her skills have been deployed by Bergdorf Goodman, New York , to create a signature look for the prestigious department store. A series of portraits were also recently created for America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama.

Hess’s iconic style has also been used in a global campaigns for Dior, Prada, Cartier and Salvatore Ferragamo.

She has written and illustrated 3 Best Selling books: Fashion House, The Dress and Coco Chanel.

Today, Hess is one of the worlds most sought after fashion illustrators, with a client list that includes Vanity Fair, Givenchy, Dior, Tiffany & Co., Yves Saint Laurent, Vogue, Louis Vuitton, Montblanc, Harpers Bazaar, Fendi, Prada and Cartier.