Growing up, I thought that all the kids in New York had the same ridiculous yet wonderful life as Eloise. Even though my own childhood was worlds away from anything like hers, I identified with her character. I could be incredibly messy and my curiosity saw no boundaries.
Illustrator Joana Avillez’s modern interpretation for New York magazine is simply charming. It’s only natural that Eloise tired of life at The Plaza and moved to Brooklyn to run the Wythe Hotel’s Instagram account.
image (c) joana avillez