Originally from Qingdao, China, Rongrong DeVoe worked as an artist in Shanghai and relocated to NYC in 2009 to pursue her Masters in Illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She worked as a fashion designer in NY until she relocated to Houston, TX to pursue a career in fashion illustration. DeVoe regularly does commission work and live sketch events for high profile fashion and beauty companies including Chanel, Neiman Marcus, Armani and Maybelline. Her fashion illustrations have been featured inVogue, InStyle and Buzz Feed.
A Social Media Darling
As highlighted in a September 2016 article published by The New York Times, there is a major resurgence in fashion illustration right now and particularly for such illustrators with a significant social media following. With 140,000 social media followers worldwide, DeVoe has a far reaching and engaged fan-base who love to see her latest illustrations, celebrity drawings and attendance at high-profile fashion events such as New York Fashion Week.
The Rongrong DeVoe Brand
DeVoe’s illustrations can best be described as a celebration of fashionable and chic women enjoying their daily lives. Her portfolio also includes beautiful patterns and images of some of life’s greatest pleasures whether it be ice cream, donuts or macarons. The strong interest in fashion illustration coupled with DeVoe’s social media exposure makes her perfectly positioned to become a worldwide brand.
Categories available for licensing include apparel, fashion accessories, cosmetics, stationery, calendars, greeting cards, gift, tabletop, home textiles, wall décor and luggage.