Most of us don’t have the proportions of the mannequins posing artfully in store windows, but windows shoppers walking past one upscale New York City lingerie store were a bit shocked to see that one dummy was so thin, its fake ribs were showing through its fake skin. The store has since pulled the mannequin and apologized. [More]
Sign-spinning isn’t a prestigious or particularly interesting job, but you do get to people-watch and earn an honest living. And standing on a street corner twirling a sign to get people’s attention is the kind of real-life job that can’t ever be outsourced or done by some kind of machine. Right? Nope. Meet the sign-twirling mannequin industry. [More]
Following decades of near-constant exposure to billboards, American highway drivers have become so inured to the messages that most of these mammoth ads carry, which is why we understand that some advertisers need to come up with creative ways to draw attention to their billboards. But here’s one clever way that should never have happened in the first place: Perching a mannequin on top of one of these roadside signs. [More]
Chad saw this mannequin at a Kansas Old Navy. His freakishly long left arm would be the ideal genetic mutation for Black Friday, allowing one to reach products on shelves from a great distance. [More]
Modeling is a tough business, but the career of Barbe Q, restaurant spokesmodel, may end prematurely. She’s up against not Tyra Banks, but the Reading, Ohio city review board.
Somebody thinks we sell mannequins…
Mannequins are disturbing enough, but do we really need to give them size D breasts?