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Topshop Stops Ordering 'Ridiculously Shaped' Mannequins After Complaints

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 07.31.2015 | Style

Topshop has responded to one woman's concerns by promising to cease orders of a certain mannequin for store displays. Laura Kate Berry, a UK-based Top...

Warming Into Spring;Cultural and Charitable Catch-Up

Jill Lynne | Posted 06.08.2015 | Arts
Jill Lynne

After an arduous winter, New Yorkers are dancing-in-the-streets; colorfully clad, out-&-about, popping into social, cultural and charitable events.

Why I'm Not Furious About Mannequins With Visible Ribs

Z Zoccolante | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

Everyone has a natural body type. Yet the paradox of society is inescapable: Don't be too skinny, but don't be too large either. Talking with my friend that day reminded me that people's eyes are on you either way, although you've done nothing to deserve their admiration or distaste.

Would You Live With Mannequins (or Marry One?)

Aimee Heckel | Posted 10.01.2014 | Weird News
Aimee Heckel

Tilly is my fourth mannequin. My house is getting full. So stop asking me if I'm going to have another kid. We're totally at capacity over here with our only child, two dogs, four fake people and all the roly-polies my daughter sticks in her pockets.

A Warehouse Full Of Mannequins Led To A New Business Venture -- And Nearly A Million Dollars In Revenue

Posted 06.11.2014 | Home

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Make Up For Ever's Radical Mannequin Campaign Is Pretty Freaking Fantastic

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.16.2014 | Style

We've seen mannequins that represent every form of beauty, and now a new mannequin campaign is calling on artists to collaborate on creating "somethin...

'Survival Sex Is How I Find A Place To Sleep': Mannequins Send Dire Message On Homeless Youth

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.02.2014 | Impact

Haunting, faceless mannequins are swarming Cleveland this month. They're dressed in hooded sweatshirts, loose pants and weathered sneakers, and -- fr...

WATCH: A Hilarious Take On The Telenovela -- Starring Mannequins

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 04.04.2013 | Women

There are few things that scare me more than telenovelas -- seriously, what is more terrifying than that much makeup coupled with that much screaming?...

PHOTO: Retailer's Full-Figured Mannequins In Lingerie Go Viral

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 03.26.2013 | Style

A clothing retailer from Sweden got a virtual round of applause from Facebook users this week after a photograph featuring two fuller-figured mannequi...

WATCH: Mannequins Get Much-Needed Upgrades

Posted 11.07.2012 | Comedy

Have you ever wondered why mannequins rarely have faces? We're starting to think it's because the world would just be too hilarious all the time. Espe...

21 WTF Mannequins

Posted 11.29.2012 | Comedy

Mannequins are in the store to help you imagine how you'd look in a snazzy new blazer or a sexy dress, but sometimes they just don't bring their A-gam...

'Unrealistic Beauty Standards Hurt Guys, Too'

| Annabel Weiner | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from The Communicator, the student-run print and online newspaper of Community High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. ...

PHOTOS: Can Mannequins In The Loop Encourage Pedestrian Safety?

Posted 12.25.2011 | Chicago

The Chicago Department of Transportation launched a citywide awareness campaign by installing 32 mannequins along Wacker Dr., each representing one of...

Showing Her Tan Lines: Jessie & The Toy Boys Prepares for Pop Dominance

Jon Chattman | Posted 10.14.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

2011-08-14-Screenshot20110814at7.49.36PM.jpg How'd you spend your summer so far? Stop. Don't even answer that because it'll pale in comparison to Jessie Malakouti of Jessie and The Toy Boys.

WATCH: Law Firm Fights For Mannequins' Rights

Posted 08.31.2011 | Comedy

We all know that fireworks are one of the most dangerous factors in a 4th of July experience, but it isn't often that we stop to consider the true vic...

An Open Letter to Whoever Is Responsible for Dressing the Mannequins at Free People Stores

Annie Stamell | Posted 07.26.2011 | Comedy
Annie Stamell

Some mannequin dresser has got a good eye because those mannequins somehow manage to convince people that they totally should buy a sequined paisley print mullet dress that will look best when accompanied by a grandmother's crochet sweater.

Sidewalk Catwalk Launches Mannequin Art Exhibition

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Pianos are officially out. The latest trend in the New York public art scene? Mannequins donning couture made of weather-proof materials, designed by ...

The Politics of Mannequins, Part II

Tove Hermanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tove Hermanson

Picking up from where I left off, I'm going to address mannequins' evolution in the second half of the 20th century.

Manorexic Mannequins?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Do we see pressure for men to have an "ideal body type" in other ways besides mannequins? Sure. Men are now being subjected to airbrushing in the media to give them the perfect body.

Mannequins in Art

Tove Hermanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tove Hermanson

As mannequins have been anatomically perfected and increasingly incorporated into the public sphere via window displays, they have also been utilized by artists other than window dressers.

The Politics of Mannequins, Part I

Tove Hermanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tove Hermanson

In an old issue of Hue magazine, I read a surprisingly interesting article on "The Life and Times of Mannequins." I haven't studied dress forms in depth, but I have been mistaken for a mannequin.

Strange Sleepers: Artist Puts Mannequins In Compromising Positions (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Artist Mark Jenkins did an installation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina of mannequins in odd positions. Some were sleeping (see below), some were div...

Halloween in New York: Bleecker Street

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

Halloween is the only time of the year that I actually pay attention to store window displays, and I'm always impressed by the offerings on Bleecker Street in the West Village.