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Bonaveri Sartorial Bust Forms for Ermenegildo Zegna exhibition

By Ian Thompson / July 17, 2018

On the occasion of Ermenegildo Zegna’s 50th anniversary, Bonaveri is delighted to sponsor the exhibition ‘1968, The Italian Men. Zegna Ready-to-Wear: from the tailor to industry’. Bonaveri has supplied Sartorial Men & Women bust forms for the retrospective exhibition in a dark grey flannel with classic mobile bases. Taking place between the 6th of May until…

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Bonaveri Sartorial Mannequins in Emilio Pucci's study, Palazzo Pucci, Florence

Palazzo Pucci plays host to guests visiting the exhibition, ‘Bonaveri – a fan of Pucci’

By Ian Thompson / June 20, 2018

Bonaveri in collaboration with Emilio Pucci invited special guests to Palazzo Pucci in Florence, to view a collaborative exhibition that was seen as a highlight of Pitti Uomo. Guests visited from all corners of the world with a mix of fashion press, bloggers and lovers of both Bonaveri & Pucci exploring every part of Palazzo Pucci.…

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Bonaveri – A fan of Pucci

By Ian Thompson / May 29, 2018

This event is now over. For a complete review, please visit our dedicated event page. 115 mannequins, 31 busts, 100 miniatures, 1 giant, 360 kg of paint, 609 metres of fabric, 97 colours, 27 Pucci prints and more…. Kicking off at Pitti Uomo — June 12th – 15th 2018, Florence — Emilio Pucci comes forth with…

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Bonaveri Bust Forms for “Gioachino Rossini al Teatro alla Scala”

By Ian Thompson / May 15, 2018

Bonaveri has supplied bust forms for an exhibition entitled “Gioachino Rossini al Teatro alla Scala” honoring 150 years since the death of the Italian composer. The exhibition at the La Scala Theatre Museum runs until the 30th of September 2018 and features scenes and costumes from the composer’s productions. We supplied the museum with 20…

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Bonaveri Bust Forms La Scala

Gioachino Rossini at La Scala

By Ian Thompson / April 23, 2018

For the 150th anniversary of the death of Gioacchino Rossini, the Teatro alla Scala has prepared an exhibition entitled Gioachino Rossini al Teatro alla Scala. Bonaveri has supplied bust forms for the exhibition which will be open to the public from 17th April to 30th September. The curator is Pier Luigi Pizzi, who is one…

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Finding Jane Morris: XU ZHI chooses Tribe Mannequins for his sleek Shanghai presentation

By Ian Thompson / April 13, 2018

London based fashion label, XU ZHI has staged an exhibition in Shanghai entitled ‘Finding Jane Morris’ – an exploration of persona, craft and romanticism – using Tribe female mannequins. The exhibition in Shanghai follows on from Xu Zhi’s Autumn / Winter ’18 presentation held during London Fashion Week. Bonaveri supplied two Tribe Female Mannequins that…

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Ethical Fashion on stage at Australia House in London

By Ian Thompson / April 8, 2018

After an enormously successful launch at Buckingham Palace, our Schläppi 2200 BNATURAL mannequins were relocated to Australia House to showcase the next Instalment of The Commonwealth Fashion Exchange.

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Ethical Fashion: Bonaveri biodegradable mannequins on stage at Buckingham Palace

By Ian Thompson / March 8, 2018

The 19th of February 2018 will remain a memorable date. We had the pleasure of being part of a valuable initiative in pairing fashion with ethics and sustainability. Our Schläppi 2200 biodegradable mannequins provided the backdrop to the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange exhibition at Buckingham Palace celebrating the skills and craftsmanship of artisans around the Commonwealth.…

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Richard Quinn at LONDON show ROOMS in Paris

Tribe Mannequins for LONDON show ROOMS in Paris

By Ian Thompson / March 8, 2018

Bonaveri has once again supported LONDON show ROOMS Paris by supplying new TRIBE female mannequins to each of the participating designers. 18 female mannequins from the recently released TRIBE collection have been used throughout the LONDON show ROOMS Autumn Winter 18 show to pick out key season looks for each of the designers. LsR in…

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Aloof and Noble for Shanghai Tang FW 2018/19 Collection in Milan

By Ian Thompson / February 23, 2018

Shanghai Tang FW 2018/19 – Milan Shanghai Tang has chosen to showcase their Fall Winter 18/19 collection in Milan using Schläppi male and female mannequins from the Aloof and Noble Collections. Since the launch of Noble in London where Lee Roach used our mannequins to display his new collection, we have seen more and more…

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