Mannequins and body forms are the pinnacle of elegance and pragmatism when it comes to display techniques. By using the right one and in the right setting, a body figure could give your store or home a vibrant, modern look and your fancy clothes could turn into valuable art pieces – since beauty is a complex perception, created with the help of additional, background details.
They could play a major role in building up your brand’s awareness: moreover, the strategies you could use for displaying can affect customer’s attitudes towards not only your company, but your products as well. If you got tired of scavenging through the internet for the best body form, check out galleries and focus on what you want to transmit to your clients and if you want to enrich your bedroom, make personal expression your main goal: we will take care of products research.
With over 50 types of mannequins at the moment, you’ll surely find the perfect one for your needs. We’ll be extending our selections in the near future and keep updating the Best Mannequins series which contains similar selections of all types, styles, colors & features. In the meantime, let’s check out the current selection:
Our Favorite Mannequin Body Form
#1. ZM-5601 – Mina – Perfect Body Form Matte White with Stand & Detachable Body Parts
When it comes to the perfect body form (both price-wise and aesthetics-wise), this matte white mannequin could be the one. With removable neck and arms & steel base, this product could be used in a variety of ways, for displaying lingerie, short dresses, tops, shorts, t-shirts and pretty much all types of clothing. If you aren’t keen on body parts being shown together with your products, this partly invisible fiberglass body form is desirable. It is nicely crafted, with realistic curves and subtle details.
The Creative Choice
#2. ZM-5602 – Nola – Creative Christmas Tree Dress FOrm with Silver & Golden Accessories
This body form’s value is augmented by the imaginative dress created from a Christmas tree’s beautiful crown and it is perfect for those cosmopolitan people who want to add something a little extra to their house or retail store design. While the upper body is covered in velvet-like green fabric, the lower’s body design is extremely eye catching due to its glittery decorations. Christmas is usually the ZENith of selling, taking into consideration the amount of presents customers need to purchase, as well as the happiness that motivate them to shop. Moreover, people tend to evaluate the surroundings and come up with a both cognitive and emotional response. You could take advantage of their positive emotions to increase your sells: clients might project their apriori emotion (Christmas happiness) on the store’s general vibe and buy more. This half mannequin would look great in every store.
The Value Choice
#3. ZM-5603 – Isabela – Value Abstract Invisible Matte White Fiberglass Mannequin Body Form
This fiberglass, half mannequin, body form could most likely change your retail store’s or bedroom’s soul. Resembling a futuristic, yet chic humanoid robot, it could bring the “mindlessness” state of your customers to an end so they could absorb every detail which your store has to offer. Having magnetic fittings, which allow,s the removal of its neck and arms, this matte white, fiberglass mannequin could be the perfect upgrade to your store. In addition, your poducts’ pictures could look amazing since this mannequin is invisible – which means more focused attention on your brand and on what you offer!
The Utility Choice
#4. ZM-5604 – Penny – Utility Realistic Mannequin Lingerie Display Form
When it comes to retail, realistic cues might have an effect over consumer’s behavior. Hence, a body form/ mannequin which resembles more to a human might increase customer’s identification with the global store’s displayed products. Moreover, that could lead to creating the impression of needs which could be satisfied by the purchase itself. Consequently, this female torso (flesh colored) might help you increase the sells. Although a body form can be used only for displaying a singular product (or a set), this might not be a bad thing – “if it is nicely displayed, it is worth it so i’m worth it!”, one might think.
#5. ZM-5605 – Sky – Premium Delicate Lace Covering White Half Mannequin Body Form with Wooden Arms
Details are always important when it comes to having a variety of customers passing your store’s doorway. A body form which could not pass unnoticed is this lace covered, white half mannequin. It could be considered the pinnacle of subtle femininity. Not only this could easily turn into a decorative dress form, but it could also be used for displaying jewelry, clothes or even wedding gowns. Moreover, it comes with easily detachable high quality wooden arms, making it the perfect fit for every type of product you want to exhibit.
The Budget Choice
#6. ZM-5606 – Noemi – Cheap Baroque Style Black Flowers Textured Mannequin Body Form
Texture and patterns are important when it comes to dress forms or mannequins, especially if you are looking forward to communicating “elegance” or to give a vintage look to your store. This baroque style dress form could come in handy. It has a chic, yet simple design (which means it won’t be visually tiring for your customers) and can be used for displaying every type of clothing (dresses, lace lingerie, blazers and so on). Having such a beautiful pattern, it can increase the visual impact of your product (especially if it comes in a single color). Moreover, it can be easily replaced thanks to its lightweight material and, although its stand is made of sturdy painted pine wood, it won’t create any problems with being lifted. Feel free to check out the two other designs the producer has to offer (modern blue print and beige vintage style) and chose the best one for your store / home!
#7. ZM-5607 – Evan – Athletic Gray Upper Body Mannequin Fiberglass Body Form
This headless, upper half body mannequin is definitely eye catching due to its pose (both hands behind back) as well as thanks to the athletic figure. Moreover, it is made out of fiberglass which will last you a lifetime. It comes with steel base for easy and unpretentious display. Its matte, silver color highlights the beautiful craft and the details that enrich this possible acquisition.
#8. ZM-5608 – Kenia – Abstract Headless Matte White Mannequin with Aluminum Stand
This mannequin could be the perfect choice for your studio / home. At a reasonable price, this headless, abstract body form, made out of high-quality plastic, is lightweight (which means it can be moved around as you wish without much effort) and it can be easily assembled. Moreover, it can meet any display requirement since it has a detachable design. This mannequin comes in a matte white shade and it could give your store / home a modern, simplist, yet a chic look – you could also take advantage by such colour and make the best out of the contrast effect (contrasting objects put great emphazis on each other).
#9. ZM-5609 – Carlee – Premium Female Fair Skin Body Form with Realistic Details
Having a perfect skin design (which resembles high-quality silicone), this body form could be exactly what you were looking for your countertop – it could be a great idea to pay more attention to the places where customers’ would most likely be. While waiting at the cash register to pay, they could interact with such mannequin and might evaluate the usually boring situation in a more favorable manner.
#10. ZM-5610 – Farrah – Elegant Abstract Suede Material Golden Stand Mannequin Body Form
Covered in velvet-like material and designed with elegant & playful wooden arms, this body form could become the center of attention of your store / bedroom. Its softness could entice clients to interact with it, since touch is a relevant sensory – research shows that fabrics have an important role in consumer behaviour: warm and soft objects are touched for a longer period of time than other objects. Bearing that in mind, by motivating customers to connect with a soft mannequin and indirectly with your displayed product, the likelihood of a purchase increases. As for your bedroom, soft textures tend to make people calmer and give them their impression of belonging.
#11. ZM-5611 – Erica – Abstract Plastic Detachable White Body Form with Aluminum Support
Durability, lightweight and fair color (monochromatic colors could be preferred by some for mannequins since it helps customers to focus their attention on the products themselves) gives this white, made from quality plastic, abstract mannequin. It comes with a durable base and a support bar. Moreover, it is detachable (in case you want to partly use it), easy to storage and replace it as many times as you desire.
#12. ZM-5612 – Alyson – Simple White Jersey Body Form Mannequin with Wooden Stand
This upper body dress form is the proof that beauty can stem from simplicity. Tucked in a white jersey, this half body mannequin can be successfully used for displaying even the most pretentious fabrics, such as lace or silk, turning this view into a visual symphony in the eye of the beholder. The gold ribbon from the waist line is a simple, yet effective decorative detail, as well as the vintage looking natural wood stand. This simple body form is perfect for every bedroom, boutique, studio and retail store that misses something feminine and elegant.
#13. ZM-5613 – Aliza – Black Wire Steel Elegant Dress Display Form for Lingerie
If you have a vintage, retro or a classic retail shop, a black steel mannequin like this one might be what you’re searching for. It has an artistic decorative stand, made of the same durable material as the entire body form. This design, combined with your product’s feminine materials (lace, velvet etc) will most likely catch the client’s eye.
#14. ZM-5614 – Jemma – Curvy Headless White Dress Form with Adjustable Height
If you are on a quest for finding the prettiest, curvy, pinnable dress form on a reasonable price, check out this product. This female body form is covered in soft textured ecru fabric, with a metal base. Moreover, its height is adjustable. Your clothes (dresses, lingerie, pants, swimwear and many others) and even jewelry would look amazing on this dress form!
#15. ZM-5615 – Dorothy – Realistic Solid Plastic Beautiful Female Clothing Mannequin
This could be the most beautiful high quality plastic, realistic mannequin. Its facial features could remind your customers of their childhood’s doll and the dreams which brought her to life. It has a solid structure and its convenient price make it a suitable purchase for your house or store.
#16. ZM-5616 – Milan – Beige Pinnable Dress Form with Removable Steel Metal Bottom
This professional female body form can adapt to every store’s demands: it is great for sewing (due to its pinnable surface), for stores and for boutiques (since it can be also used in sewing projects as well as for display purposes). Its removable metal bottom cage which is not is not only perfect for custom made clothing, but your dresses or skirts would look amazing on such dress form. In addition, height adjustments can be easily made by pushing a pedal on the bottom of the cast iron stand.
#17. ZM-5617 – Hunter – Muscular White Half Body Male Mannequin Stand with Realistic Details
This athletic body torso could be perfect for sportswear display and many other types of clothing. Made out of fiberglass, this product is easy to clean, maintain and it’s value doesn’t decrease with time. Its steel base is adjustable and ready to satisfy your needs – it can turn into a stand, a dress form and even a half mannequin (since it can be also use in exhibiting pants, trousers, shorts and jeans).
#18. ZM-5618 – Hudson – Adjustable Male Body Form Covered in Fabric with Shoes Display
Elegant suits require more sophisticated display techniques and materials. A product that might come in handy is this male body bust with tripod stand, which allows you to display suits, sweaters, blazers, pants and even shoes for a complete attire display (which could also increase your sales by presenting a full look which could be adored by your customers so they will act upon their wish to purchase not only a product, but a look). Moreover, it can be placed pretty much in any place: for window display, on a counter, on a tiered display shelf or it can be used as a stand. In addition, it can be partially used since the pants and shoes racks are easily detachable. For this elegant product, quality is guaranteed – the stand is made from wood and the fabrics are high-end quality.
#19. ZM-5619 – Laylah – Abstract White Elegant Half Body Mannequin
This product’s glossy and white material in contrast with the displayed products (such as bras, bralettes or any type of upper body nightwear) would most likely attract every customer’s eye. Its elegance (being packed with a stably and shiny stand) could be the right choice when it comes to displaying lingerie in your store. Another advantage of buying this product could be its easy maintenance, taking into consideration that it is made of durable plastic and there is no need to buy expensive cleansing solutions in order to get that new, glossy look.
#20. ZM-5620 – Reyna – Beautiful Mannequin Torso Form Covered in Red Soft Velvet
When it comes to choosing the perfect dress form for your store or bedroom, you should pay close attention to the overall design and colour blending. A perfect dress form could change the room’s general impact, like this half body mannequin. What is special about this product is the imperial red velvet-like fabric – in the right setting, this body form could be a well deserved splash of color. This one can fit in every background, either if it is a modern themed store or even a vintage frame (the stand has gothic features and the color seems to be ripped from a Symbolic poem). In the making of this product, top-grade materials were used, including the foam (another plus: it is lightweight, for easy display and movement). It is both perfect for clothing display or jewelry display.
If you still haven’t found the mannequin you were hoping for, you might find it in our Best Mannequins series, in our Best Clothing Display series, in our clothing fixtures store. Also, don’t forget to check out the Clothing Display section in our retail design blog for more on ideas on how to mix and match various display solutions to make the most out of your visual merchandising plan.