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Swedish Mannequins

Friday, March 15, 2013

I just wanted to share this link. It's an article about a Swedish department store's mannequins which are causing a controversy; because shock of all shocks, the body types are modeled after the "average" woman.

Most mannequins are sculpted to a size 6 or 4, (or smaller) whereas the average, healthy woman, is a size 14. Apparently, there have been outcries over mannequins at stores that have protruding spins and bone thin legs, etc.

But they were saying it’s a double edged sword, because when they do manufacture and display larger mannequins the public’s reaction is just as negative. So they’re damned if they do and damned if they don’t.

http://shine.yahoo.com/healt
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  • FIREFLY_MEDIC
    lol.. no one can win
    1679 days ago
  • PICKIE98
    Whose life is so shallow and empty that they have time to complain about another person's sales mannequins!!?????? I am glad that on my deathbed I will be able to honestly say i spent my hours doing more meaningful things than that!! Wow.
    you are right about the darned if you do,,,,,
    1680 days ago
  • SPECIFICITY
    I heard about this on the radio this morning, thanks for posting the link because I was curious as to what they looked like.
    1680 days ago
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