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mannequin

(man'i-kin) [Fr. fr. D. manneken, little man] See: manikin

man·ne·quin

, mannikin (man'i-kin)
A model, especially one with removable pieces, of the human body or any of its parts.
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That would allow instructors to put female body features on existing male mannequins "for a much lower cost than buying a second mannequin that would be on the shelf," Alban said.
The mention of the China-made mannequins made one turn around to glance back at the one missing an eyelash.
In 2008, the municipality had issued a circular stipulating that the mannequins should be headless and displayed with decent clothes.
Basing said spectators might not be able to appreciate the mannequins and effigies-including the decorations-during the day.
Interestingly, when researchers knocked a mannequins beauty down a notch by marking the face, removing the hair or removing the head entirely, consumers with negative views of their own bodies warmed to the apparel, likely because the figure no longer reflected societys high beauty standards.
It is the second year running Maja Kenney, 42, of Wrexham and her friend Alex Egan, 43, of Bradley near Malpas, Cheshire, have organised the Bonkers Bikini Walk, only this year men were invited to take part and it had the added element of a Mannequin Challenge finale.
Through the repetitive imagery of the decorative, functional, breakable and disposable female mannequins with price tags stuck on them, the artist comments on issues of gender, consumerism, and the prejudices and dualities that have become part of our lives.
Mannequin There's no indication given as to why this poster is in need of a mannequin.
La Rosa's Q fashion mannequins line features a lean and abstract physicality, able to meet today's fashion standards, yet extremely recognisable and in line with the company's code.
The creative duo behind Wear No Dummies have been approached by a US distributor and prestigious department store Liberty London have also shown an interest in the mannequins.
However, Mr Al Sabbagh said scantily-clad mannequins must also be removed from shop windows because they were "unacceptable".
As well as compliant sitters, mannequins did gallant service as body doubles in sexually compromising poses.