Faux Figured

Mannequins replace living models in fashion advertising and editorial
Implications - A fascination with mannequins has surfaced, in which these dummy figures are becoming the primary subjects of some fashion stories and ads. With many consumers still considering real-life models “fake”—due to their impeccable beauty and seemingly unnatural proportions—the use of mannequins puts an ironic, satiric twist on traditional fashion photography. The fashion world may be agreeing with the consumer in that it sees today’s standards of beauty as too perfect and “plastic” as well.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 75,710 Total Clicks Oct 10 - Jun 11
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Mannequin Makeout Photography - Richard Bernardin Photographs Retro-Modern Scenes of Sensuality
SCORE: 6.6
V. Hot 46,717 Clicks Pub: Mar 27, 11
Mannequin Makeout Photography
Richard Bernardin Photographs Retro-Modern Scenes of Sensuality
Richard Bernardin definitely has a signature style when it comes to his photographic works. It is as though he steeps each image in a vat of sensuality and vintage aesthetics, which gives every shot an… [More]
Sapphic Mannequin Photography - Play Thing from Lee Don Francisco Has Model-on-Mannequin Action
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 4,950 Clicks Pub: May 15, 11
Sapphic Mannequin Photography
Play Thing from Lee Don Francisco Has Model-on-Mannequin Action
The rebound from the global financial crisis has been greatly overexaggerated, as proved by Play Thing from Lee Don Francisco, an editorial for Fudge Magazine in which one lovely woman and one lovely,… [More]
Mannequin Pile Photography - The Jeremy Cowart 'Mood' Series Plays With Light and Shadow
SCORE: 3.3
Warm 7,833 Clicks Pub: Oct 11, 10
Mannequin Pile Photography
The Jeremy Cowart 'Mood' Series Plays With Light and Shadow
The Jeremy Cowart 'Mood' photo series is aptly titled. A particular mood pervades each image, even if you can't pin down what it is exactly. Incredibly epic, the Jeremy Cowart 'Mood' photo series focuses… [More]
Hipster Mannequin Boyfriends - A Bathing Ape Spring Lookbook Features Some Stars
SCORE: 3.5
Warm 6,626 Clicks Pub: Jan 12, 11
Hipster Mannequin Boyfriends
A Bathing Ape Spring 2011 Lookbook Features Some Stars
The A Bathing Ape Spring 2011 lookbook pulls all the stops, showing that this is a label that will be staying around for the long haul. Fun, playful and full of stars, you'll be torn about what to focus… [More]
Stylish Mannequin Pictorials - The FC Real Bristol SS11 Lookbook Features Dressed-Up Dolls
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 7,272 Clicks Pub: Jan 30, 11
Stylish Mannequin Pictorials
The FC Real Bristol SS11 Lookbook Features Dressed-Up Dolls
The FC Real Bristol SS11 lookbook features awesome sporty fashion playfully displayed on animated mannequins. Split between two styles of clothing the line features both casual styles as well as soccer-focused… [More]
Sick Skating Statues - The Alis Skate Gear Campaign Shows Athletic Mannequins
SCORE: 2.8
Mild 2,312 Clicks Pub: Nov 25, 10
Sick Skating Statues
The Alis Skate Gear Campaign Shows Athletic Mannequins
The Alis Skate Gear campaign by advertising giant DDB is an awesome set of prints that conveys the concept directly. If truly effective advertising is simple and to-the-point, then this campaign is sure… [More]