Mannequin Etiquette?

Image links to wikipedia's article on mannequins, which is actually quite interesting!I can’t figure out if it’s okay to grab a by the breasts or neck. The breasts are actually very well placed and they’re the safest handles to use when grabbing the from behind and twisting the ’s torso to remove it from the legs, yet it feels a little inappropriate…and twisting the from the neck works well but it just feels wrong…






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5 comments on “Mannequin Etiquette?

  1. Courtney
    January 21, 2009 at 21:21

    Ha! This is your most hysterical post yet – love it! Laughed out loud! xx

  2. cable_zombie
    January 22, 2009 at 1:01

    It’s true!

    One of the girls I used to work with back in my H&M days named all the full length mannequins and I’m not sure if it made it better or worse…

    If you stand from the front, you can kind of put your hands round their waist and twist them off that way…but again, massively weird :)

    My biggest problem was always getting their arms back on, they’re always at such stupid angles!

  3. Make Do Style
    January 22, 2009 at 11:11

    Ha so funny and so true. I always go for armpits then give up and succomb to breast area!

  4. Kerry Beauchamp
    January 22, 2009 at 12:12

    I kind of know what you mean but I don’t really mind. They are made of plastic after all!

    I definately agree about the arms and the weird angles though!

  5. Becca Alexis
    January 25, 2009 at 22:22

    I’ve dressed manequines before and prior to doing so I thought it was the most easist job if someone can put some looks together! After dressing 10 mannequines one night I realized that it is one of the most labor intensive aspects of fashion!! WOW! its work!

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