Posts By Ian Thompson

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Bonaveri bespoke bust forms animate La Scala Theater’s latest costume exhibition

By Ian Thompson / October 31, 2017

Bonaveri has supplied a series of bespoke bust forms for a new exhibition of 24 carefully selected garments from Teatro alla Scala’s tailoring laboratories celebrating 40 years of events by the ‘La Scala Friends’ Association. The bespoke bust forms are displayed in the Royal Palace’s Tapestry Hall displaying garments made by famous names during the history…

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Tribe Female Mannequins for MoMu Antwerp’s Olivier Theyskens exhibition

By Ian Thompson / October 25, 2017

A new exhibition entitled ‘Olivier Theyskens – She walks in beauty’, featuring the works of the Belgian designer, is now on at MoMu Antwerp, featuring TRIBE female mannequins from the B By Bonaveri collection and Bonaveri’s classic bust forms. The exhibition follows the career of Theyskens starting in 1997 with his own work, through to…

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Schläppi 2200 Mannequins for Christie’s Audrey Hepburn Auction

By Ian Thompson / October 12, 2017

Christie’s in London recently hosted an exhibition of Audrey Hepburn’s Personal Collection using Schläppi 2200 mannequins for a 5-day event leading up to the auction. 11 of the garments on display are pieces created by Hubert de Givenchy for Audrey Hepburn in the 1970s, 80s and early 1990s. Givenchy and Hepburn met each other during the…

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Bonaveri Bust forms for “Sempre libera. Maria Callas at La Scala”​ exhibition in Paris

By Ian Thompson / October 4, 2017

Bonaveri Bust Forms have been used to display five stage costumes worn by Maria Callas at the famous La Scala Opera House. Bonaveri donated the bust forms to the Accademia Teatro alla Scala, sponsoring the event for two years. The Italian Cultural Institute in Paris hosted the exhibition which was held to commemorate the 40th anniversary…

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Schläppi Aloof & Noble mannequins for Burberry’s ‘Here We Are’ Exhibition

By Ian Thompson / October 3, 2017

‘Here We Are’ is an exhibition of British photography, curated by Christopher Bailey, Lucy Kumara Moore and Alasdair McLellan, in celebration of Burberry’s September 2017 collection. Once again, we’re delighted to have been asked by Burberry to supply Schläppi Aloof and Noble mannequins for their September 2017 Collection and exhibition entitled ‘Here We Are’. Like their…

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TERRAZZABONAVERI to open during Milan Fashion Week

By Ian Thompson / September 11, 2017

TERRAZZABONAVERI is a new space above the Bonaveri Milan showroom that will open during Milan Fashion Week in September. Join Bonaveri and friends and attendees of Milan Fashion Week for a party under the Milan sky. The new open air venue expands on the space originally created by BONAVERIMILANO in 2014 and complements the already…

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LANIUS, the label for sustainable fashion chooses BNATURAL mannequins for Berlin Fashion Week

By Ian Thompson / July 17, 2017

LANIUS GmbH (Cologne), the label for sustainable fashion shows the new SS18 collection on BONAVERI eco mannequins during Berlin Fashion Week.

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Schläppi mannequins for ART: “The Sicilian Cart: History in Movement” at IAMLA

By Ian Thompson / July 11, 2017

Bonaveri has supplied Schläppi 2200 female and 3000 male mannequins to Dolce & Gabbana for an exhibition in Los Angeles entitled ART: “The Sicilian Cart: History in Movement” The exhibition, in part supported by Dolce & Gabbana, is a collaboration between The Italian American Museum of Los Angeles and the MUSCÀ Museum and explores the…

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The new Tribe mannequin collection on display at Nanasai in Tokyo

By Ian Thompson / July 10, 2017

After a successful global launch at Euroshop in Düsseldorf in February, the new male and female Tribe mannequin collection is on display at Nanasai, our Japanese distributor in Tokyo. The new exhibition features all 9 of the Tribe poses including 5 female and 4 male mannequins in a display reminiscent of the creative concept first…

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Tribe Mannequins featured at Ramponi Award Exhibition in Milan

By Ian Thompson / June 28, 2017

Bonaveri’s new Tribe Mannequins were featured during Milan Fashion Week where they provided support to the Ramponi Awards for excellence in new, young, fashion talent. In support of young talent and to celebrate the release of our new Tribe collection, Bonaveri supplied female mannequins for the display of entrant’s work. Tribe is a new collection…

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