With Vogue Fashion's Night Out fast approaching - indeed, it's barely five hours away - the install of our latest SHOWstudio Shop show In Wolves Clothing: Re-imagining the Doll is entering the final stretch. The precise positioning of the pieces may still be in flux, but those on display run an impressive gamut, from paper-doll cut-outs created by artist Laurie Simmons and Danish designer Peter Jensen, to Lone Siggurdsson's plasticine recreations of key catwalk looks from the past decade, to a suitably violent vignette of toy soldiers from Jake and Dinos Chapman. I'm never one to play favourites, but my personal pick of the bunch are Andrew Yang's painstakingly exquisite miniature renderings of some of Alexander McQueen's most memorable catwalk moments. They put me in mind of an anecdote of another fashion great, Yves Saint Laurent - when asked how he saw women, an interviewer thought Saint Laurent replied 'As dolls', until the maître repeated his reply: 'As idols'. Guess which category these mesmerising (re)creations fall into, for me?
In Wolves Clothing: Re-imagining the Doll opens tonight with a private view 18:00-23:00 BST at SHOWstudio Shop, 1-9 Bruton Place