Meet Emily Brickel Edelson, published Fashion Illustrator, Author and Entrepreneur. Named one of WhoWhatWear’s Best Fashion Illustrators and one of New York’s 7 Influential Women by EliteDaily and OnMogul for #InternationalWomensDay.
Emily can be seen sitting front row and backstage sketching at the most prestigious shows at New York Fashion Week as well as covering London, Paris and Milan Fashion Weeks. Emily is the co-founder and lead fashion illustrator of the mobile application and live fashion illustration company Chic Sketch, named “One of Today’s Most Interesting Fashion Apps” by Vogue España. Emily’s first book Sketch and Go: 5 Minute Fashion Illustrations is available where all books are sold. Emily lives in New York with her husband, Chic Sketch co-founder and Entrepreneur Jordan Edelson of Appetizer Mobile and toy Yorkie, Samba.
Emily is a graduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology with a BA in Fashion Merchandising Management and International Fashion Merchandising Management at the Universite De Polimoda in Florence, Italy.
Emily is frequently commissioned to sketch for top-tier fashion editors, publicists, musicians and celebrities. Her sketches have appeared in the magazines Vogue España, Elle Mexico, Allure, InStyle, People’s Style Watch, Seventeen, on fashion blogs and websites including WhoWhatWear, Bustle, Refinery 29, StyleCaster, AOL, Hollywood Life, Radar Online, Huffington Post, and Today among others.
In 2015, fashion marketplace Bene Rialto featured Emily’s custom life-size fashion illustration as part of a permanent full-length window display on 38th and Fifth Avenue in New York City. Other clients include Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, Hermès, Cartier, Kate Spade, Sephora, Swarovoski, Pepsi, Aerosoles, Harper’s Bazaar, L’Oréal Paris, Tommy Hilfiger, IMG, Miss Universe, Sports Illustrated, and more.