Agyness Deyn is the British Fashion Awards Model of the Year and now joins an elite group of models that will be made into a lifeless, semi-recognizable mannequins. Adel Rootstein is a mannequin maker who decided to release a cadre of Deyn's on the world.
The 25 year old model, who was born Laura Hollins, is currently the face of the Burberry and Giorgio Armani campaigns as well as one of the most featured faces in fashion editorials and on catwalks at the moment.
Recently, we mentioned she is also the muse and face of House of Holland, as well good friends with the designer. See more details here:
1. Mannequinization of Fashion Models - The process of turning high-profile models into mannequins allows for their continued impact on the fashion industry without having to rely on their physical appearances, opening up new possibilities for advertisements and displays.
2. Celebrity Mannequins - Creating mannequins resembling celebrities and other public figures allows for immersive experiences in retail spaces, as well as opportunities for brand partnerships and advertising campaigns.
3. Virtual Models - The rise of virtual models presents a revolutionary opportunity for the fashion industry, enabling designers to create completely new, customized models with endless advertising potential.
1. Fashion Retail - Incorporating celebrity mannequins and virtual models into retail displays may bring in more customers and create unique shopping experiences.
2. Mannequin Manufacturing - With the increasing demand for unique and lifelike mannequins of public figures, mannequin manufacturing companies have an opportunity to capitalize on this trend and offer custom mannequin services.
3. Technology - Virtual models require cutting-edge technological tools, and companies that develop and sell this technology can benefit from the increasing interest in innovative virtual model technology.