To crowd the page with fashion girls jostling for centre stage and to gain our attention is a trick few can manage, but for Izak Zenou this is just one of the weapons he has at his disposal in an arsenal of talents. The observer sees a pure, line-perfect, sketch-like image of a languid floor-length evening dress; surely this must be his signature style? Yet another time, the image is a highly coloured and decorative view of a group of girls in the fashions of the moment, depicted down to the last eyelash and smudge of eyeshadow. Zenou renders the details of each fashion look – down to the bracelets, the heels and the flick of the fringe – with accuracy but without the slightest overelaboration whatsoever.

This is the reason Zenou is ...

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