See Clever Fashion Puns by an Instagram Artist

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Illustrator Angelica Hicks draws puns for 30,000 Instagram followers, riffing on fashion and pop culture to sketch things like this Loo-uis Vuitton toilet and pack of Jimmy Chooing gum. Her new book Tongue in Chic: The Fabulous Fashion World of Angelica Hicks, out April 25 from Laurence King Publishing, features her most satirical watercolors. Drawings poke fun at the fashion elite (see: “Donut-ella Versace” and Naomi Campbell as a soup can), designer labels (“Missoni Impossible”), and celebrities (David Bowie as a cigarette box).

“I approach my illustrations the same way I approach making a joke,” Hicks told the Cut. “If it is forced or overthought, it’s generally not going to be all that funny.” Click ahead to preview the book.

Tongue in Chic: The Fabulous Fashion World of Angelica Hicks
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MISSONI IMPOSSIBLE

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MOSCHINO MO PROBLEMS + KENZOO

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DONUT-ELLA VERSACE

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ELOISE FOR MIU MIU 

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CIGGY STARDUST

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CAMPBELL’S SOUP

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JIL SALAMANDER 

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CHOUPETTE LAGERFELD 

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FRO-BACK THURSDAY

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THROWBACK FURSDAY

See Clever Fashion Puns by an Instagram Artist