Carlo Stanga for Brioni

This year, the Italian fashion giant Brioni is celebrating its 65th birthday, and Carlo Stanga’s deft hand is the perfect choice for their elegant and distinctive campaign.

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Attracted to his “fresh and modern stroke,” Brioni has opted to eschew fashion’s customary glossy images in favor of Carlo’s playful – yet sophisticated – illustrative style. “We feel that illustration is a warmer art form than photography,” the company says.

In addition, the company has collaborated with Wallpaper* Magazine for their “Wallpaper* Handmade…in Italy” exhibition, which will be celebrating their many milestones with a commemorative Moleskin notebook illustrated by the talented Carlo.

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You can read more here, and of course, congratulations to Carlo!