Mannequin is a doll with an evenly articulated head that is used by dressmakers and other craftspeople to fit clothes to a particular body market. In the early 20th century, these dummy bodies were used in various exhibitions and fashion shows. However, mannequins soon became a favorite in commercial circles and gradually became recognized as an indispensable feature in most stores and clothing departments.
It’s true that most mannequins in stores do resemble Gothic girl mannequins, but there are also some who are decidedly not Gothic. The “Fashion Mannequin”, for example, is an almost exact replica of the actual clothing that clothes manufacturers use to show off their latest designs to the press and the public. This mannequin is sometimes adorned with an oversized feathered headdress or faux horn-like feathers.
If you are looking for a mannequin who is dressed in a cheerleader uniform to go along with your latest clothing collection in your store, it’s best to look for a mannequin that looks like a young person. Football mannequins look great because they are always out and about at sports conventions, college sports, professional sports, or high school, also increasing the sales on these events.
Many mannequins that are deemed sexy are actually more covered up than they seem. Take for example the mannequin whose legs dangle below her buttocks while her top half is seen bunched up at her throat. This particular mannequin is wearing low-cut pants and a low-riding top that leaves little to the imagination about what she might be wearing underneath.
You should be careful about which mannequins to choose as not all mannequins will portray the same message or look exactly like the clothes you are selling. You can choose the clothes you like and make the choices. But make sure the mannequin you choose is relatable to you and includes attitude and characteristics of the clothing items you work with.