Alternatives to Mannequins?

Answer While mannequins remain a popular form for displaying new fashions and designs, alternatives to the smiling, perfectly poised human form are on the rise. By using these options, designers and shopk... Read More »

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How Do I Clothe Mannequins?

Store owners use mannequins to call attention to clothing and accessories sold in their stores. Mannequins are made in male and female forms in all ages, from toddlers and young children to teens a... Read More »

What are mannequins made of?

There are three materials used for mannequins: fiberglass, wood and polystyrene. Wood is actually the oldest material used for making mannequins, but the most popular material is fiberglass, which ... Read More »

How to Draw Mannequins?

It can be challenging to draw something that looks like a person, while making clear that it isn't one! Usually used in store windows to display clothes, you may want to draw mannequins in a fashio... Read More »

How to Make Mannequins?

Mannequins are helpful tools for clothing design. Instead of taking body measurements, cloth can be draped over the mannequin to design clothing. Using a custom-made mannequin reduces time later sp... Read More »