26 posts by Melissa

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 I created these illustrations for clothing brand Uniqlo which have been featured on Vogue.co.uk. They show the evolution of the bra through time, from the corset to what we know today and everything in between. The illustrations were created using a mixture of pencil, watercolour and digital methods.


One aspect I really love about my job is getting to live illustrate at events. Wheather it’s an store event or a private event, I always have so much fun creating portraits and fashion illustrations for people on the spot! At my most recent event, which was for eyewear brand Walter and Herbert, during the […]

A still from my first animated short

Here it is, my first animation! To create this I have used after effects. It’s really great to see life breathed into my illustrations. This short animation celebrates spring, it’s finally here! Red lipstick Melissa Bailey Illustration from Melissa Bailey Illustration on Vimeo.

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  Over the last few months I’ve been doing some exciting events for Aspinal of London, becoming the in house illustrator for the day, creating watercolour fashion illustrations for the customers. I’ve been all around their London stores, including; Covent Garden Canary Wharf, Marylebone, Selfridges and their Flagship on Brook Street, and also to their […]


Here is the latest fashion illustration I’ve been working on! To create this illustration I used watercolour and digital methods. I’m currently working on more as this one was so much fun to do!

I’m so excited to share my most recent work, which was for Links of London in partnership with Stylist Magazine! I created four bespoke maps in which all elements were hand illustrated using watercolours. The maps are of; London, Manchester, Bristol and Glasgow, and showing the hidden Gem locations in each city. To see the maps […]

Hey everyone, I’ve got something very exciting to share with you all! I make my on screen debut in my very own video! It is simply a little snippet of my life, how I work and what I love to do. It was created by the very talented Sam Nicklin and shot in various locations. […]


I’m am so thrilled to announce that I am collaborating with chic wedding stationery boutique based in Australia, De La Mod, for the brand new service DLM Illustrated! Their range of wedding stationary is so gorgeous and elegant and I’m honoured to be contributing to it via my illustrations. Here’s what De La Mod had […]


Here are some sketches I’ve been working on recently. I’ve been very busy lately with client work that I decided to make some time for some personal work. I find it quite relaxing to be able to spend as much time as I like on a drawing in comparison to always meeting deadlines and working […]