The use of a geometric design to create an impression of a garment is really effective in this illustration. It also contrasts well with the softness of the face and skin. Its clever to also inject the colour palette into the illustration this way, however this particular palete is rather bland.
“The wind rose. The waves drummed the shore, like turbaned warriors, like turbaned men with poisoned assegais who, whirling their arms high, advance upon the feeding flocks, the white sheep.” -Virginia Woolf, The Waves Matt Wisniewski - My home is the sea