Laura Kimsey is a Manhattan based designer with a diverse background in fashion and costume design. Laura graduated with a BFA in Fashion Design from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Her diverse range of talents include: Fashion IllustrationPinup Art,Bridal Portraits, Design, Couture Embellishing, Couture Sewing Techniques, Draping, Patternmaking, Crafts, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.

After graduation, Laura's unique sense of style found plenty of press. She has been featured in Sew Stylish, Women's Wear Daily, and an exhibition at Sebastian and Barquet. Laura also has an extensive background in costume design, and her work has been featured in venues such as The Ahmanson Theatre, St ames Theater, Lee Strasberg School, The Beckett Theatre and Radio City Music Hall.

Laura creates unique, beautiful, and high-quality pinup art and bridal portraits you can purchase as prints. When looking for a unique gift for yourself or others, these hand drawn, one-of-a-kind pieces of art are certain to be cherished mementos. Check out the Shoppe to see what's available.

Laura's work is also available for licensing opportunities.


If you are looking for fantastic handmade wedding gifts, look no further. Laura's illustrations not only make great gifts for the bride, but are perfect wedding keepsakes for the groom, flower girl, ring bearer or any member of the wedding party.

By using a photo of the wedding party individual for reference, Laura transforms the person in the photo into a beautiful illustration done in her unique drawing style. To see the illustrations available for purchase, please visit the Shoppe. For custom bridal portrait work, please contact Laura Kimsey directly.