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Angelica Hicks releases fashion illustration book ‘Tongue in Chic'

Angelica Hicks releases fashion illustration book ‘Tongue in Chic'

“My Instagram was never, like, photos of my friends at parties,” says Angelica Hicks, from the couch of her South Village apartment. If such a concept sounds like a recipe for social media disaster — aren’t you supposed to post carefree party pics of your friends for guaranteed “likes”? — Hicks has had the opposite experience; her cheeky, punny illustrations of fashion brands, insiders and influencers has turned into a full-fledged career. This April, her drawings jump from Instagram to print, when Laurence King releases a book of her selected drawings, “Tongue in Chic.”

“I like trying to make people laugh,” Hicks says. “I’m not so successful...

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