Posts tagged ‘Store Fixtures’

August 1, 2011

Creepy but Real! Life-Like Mannequins Inspire Real-Life Shoppers

by Accidental Bear

Anatomically correct? You will never know.

These sculpted clay heads reflect the variety of  realistic and abstract designs in today's mannequins.

 A mannequin maker in Colorado is helping retailers boost clothing sales by creating more life-like models. These are custom-made mannequins that look like the real people who shop in stores — or the way shoppers imagine themselves.

In a Disney Store in Southern California, an employee helps a young customer wave a purple wand at a talking mirror. It’s part of the store’s redesign, which includes playful child-size mannequins that encourage shoppers to interact with the merchandise. The mannequins appear to curtsy and jump after balloons. MORE