Self-Isolation Self-Portraits

Launched on 23 April 2020 — ongoing

Giving the selfie an artistic twist, SHOWstudio invited illustrators to draw self-portraits in self-isolation, selecting their favourite catwalk looks from the Autumn/Winter 2020 and Spring/Summer 2021 collections as their outfits of choice. The international illustrators' works hover somewhere between reality and imagination: projecting a fantasy self in clothing that is not yet available to wear, created in the restricted physical reality of COVID-19 containment throughout lockdowns and social limitations.

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Project

Forget-Me-Not

03 April 2002
The incongruous aesthetics of Toile de Jouy and Japanese rope suspension bondage come together in an erotic, interactive collaboration by Julie Verhoeven and Peter Saville.
Project

Bellwether

31 July 2020
A project celebrating Alexander McQueen's 2003 CBE award, allowing a rare window into the designer at work.
Project

Knee Deep In Your Eyes

17 June 2008
Created in collaboration with London-based N/A, Julie Verhoeven's project takes you on a spiralling magical mystery tour through her inimitable illustrative world.
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