In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Clothes were mounted on racks on either side and mannequins stood on pedestals all around, displaying various wares.
- Other electronic peripherals, perfumes and lotions, and outdoor products were kept upstairs, as well as the mannequins and the display signs.
- Why don't the mannequins in the shop windows come in sizes larger than an 8?
- They even drew lines on her wrists to make her look like a mannequin!
- There are female mannequins, mannequin heads, male mannequins, torsos and separate mannequin parts.
- I shiver as I pass the clothes boutiques, where assorted mannequins stare out like different species of plastic aliens.
- Shoppers yesterday said they were surprised anyone would be offended by the window display of lingerie-clad mannequins.
- Display cases and mannequins are being constructed for permanent display of the outfits in the communities.
- On display are also mannequins decked in exquisitely designed saris and sparkling jewellery that she had hand picked for her students.
- Wedding Night depicts an old-fashioned corner bridal shop, display windows lit; the mannequins are faceless, heads turned or occluded by the awning.
- Gerri pointed out a nice-looking book bag on the display window hanging from the shoulder of a mannequin.
- Two mannequins lie naked in the spare bedroom staring up at the ceiling.
- Once I was able to sift through, I found I was surrounded by mannequins displaying the newest Berliner collection.
- And it's not displayed on mannequins - it's on live models.
- Other mannequins display sportswear ideal for games and athletics, as well as for long treks in hilly areas.
- He's wrestling with a dismembered mannequin in the window and Sobieski hands him the mannequin's arm, saying, ‘Need a hand?’
- Never mind the clothes - you need only look at the mannequins in shop windows to feel obese.
- Signs announcing ‘Special Sales’ were gone from shop windows - and there were two more mannequins than the day before.
- What is striking in these Renaissance representations, and in the mannequins displayed outside, is the Venetian aristocracy's preference for dressing their African servants in lavish courtly attire.
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- There was moving art in the form of mannequins modeling Megan Waterman's fashion creations.
- The mannequins stood in various poses, showing off the latest designs of the fashion world.
- Driven by the powerful grey consumer, modelling agencies with elderly mannequins are proliferating, and supermodels are making way for silver-haired ones as the advertising industry becomes attuned to the aging reality.
- If actresses became mannequins, mannequins also became actresses who played new roles with each dress they modeled.
- She is what is known in the fashion industry as a fit model or live mannequin.
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