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Bonaveri Videos open a window to our world – take a peek behind the scenes, watch us work and catch up on the events and exhibitions we host every year.

A year of BonaverMilano

During 2015, the House of Mannequins in Milan hosted exhibitions, installations, events and product presentations, putting on stage the culture of beauty and quality. We are thankful to all people who have been with us since the beginning of this journey. We wish everybody Merry Christmas.

Noble Quarry

Marble is at the centre of everything, representing form and figure across a significant history of civilisations. For Noble, we returned to the place where centuries of sculpture have their roots – the Michelangelo quarry in Carrara. Noble returns here as a descendant of this age-old tradition, the reward of constant evolution, exploration and interpretation…
Making Noble in the Bonaveri art and sculpture studio

Making Noble

Marco started exploring the figure using small clay maquettes. The creative process is sparked by inspiration, requiring a knowledge of the human form and a talent with the chisel. This ancient process of crafting forms has been used to create Noble in our atelier. It is a technique that has been tested over centuries and…

Noble Collections

The Old Central Saint Martins School of Art was the venue for the London launch of Noble, the new male Schläppi collection by Bonaveri. Venue: London Collections Men, Spring Summer 16. Video production: Leo Burton Music: Matteo
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Noble in Milan

The exhibition is an opportunity to host the official Italian launch of NOBLE, the new male Schläppi collection, being released this weekend at London Collections: Men Spring Summer 16 Schedule. Noble is tall but not imposing, he is athletic but not brawny. His sense of expression is achieved without overt realism. In his many poses,…

Noble | A Sneak Preview

We’re putting together the final touches on our new Schläppi male mannequin collection, NOBLE, for our event at London Collections: Men SS16. #bonaveri #schlappi #noble #male #mannequin
Series Miniatures

‘Series Miniatures’ Mannequin exhibition at BonaveriMilano

BONAVERIMILANO recently hosted an exhibition of miniature figures celebrating the creativity and craftsmanship of mannequin design and production. The exhibition, which took place during Salone del Mobile in Milan, was attended by many friends and new visitors as we opened our new showroom during the fair. For those of you who could not make it…

“China: Through the Looking Glass”—Gallery Views

Gallery views of The Costume Institute’s spring 2015 exhibition, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” narrated by exhibition curator Andrew Bolton. Schläppi collection mannequins with bespoke heads and ‘petite’ pieces were supplied for this exhibition. Read more here.
International Fashion Showcase 2015

International Fashion Showcase 2015

As well as the 60 mannequins we supplied to the country showcases, 20 designers were selected for the ‘Next In Line’ section which was curated by Lee Lapthorne of On/Off. We supplied Aloof and Schläppi 3200 mannequins painted in homage to French artist, Pierre Soulages. This annual event is organised by the British Fashion Council…
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Dries Van Noten – Inspirations

Les Arts Décoratifs Museum in Paris dedicates a great exhibition to Dries Van Noten, one of the most famous and successful “Antwerp Six”.

BonaveriMilano

On December 11th 2014, we opened a new showroom in Milan dedicated to creativity in visual merchandising, fashion and art. The large open showroom space played host to an installation inspired by the artist Lorenzo Piermonti who was the first sculptor of the Schlappi mannequin.  The installation is inspired by one of his works called…

Bonaveri Supports British Council

For the ‘Next in Line’ section of the IFS2015 – the area dedicated to showcase ten designers at their early stage of their journey nominated by fashion institutes to represent emerging talents of their countries – we have prepared a teaser video of the mannequins being painted by one of our talented in- house artist.…
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BONAVERIMILANO and The Journey

It’s been a milestone and we have had the pleasure to share that moment with many friends who have accompanied us during all these years. Thanks to all the people who have worked hard to make our event successful. We have captured the best moments of the “behind the scene” and of the party in…

Hubert de Givenchy – Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

A selection of many of his iconic creations from different periods and styles has been gathered from the Museum’s collections and presented using Bonaveri’s iconic Schläppi 2200 mannequins.

Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Exhibition Trailer

To build excitement for the arrival of the record-breaking exhibition in London, the V&A asked SHOWstudio to draw on our history of working with the late designer to produce a trailer. Edited under the direction of McQueen’s friend and collaborator Nick Knight, the film shows some of McQueen’s most famous work in movement – spotlighting…
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Aloof Vogue at Vimeo

Go behind the scenes and see how we produced our iconic images of Aloof for Vogue Magazine. Watch out for Aloof in the March Edition of Italian Vogue. Concept and Art Direction: Emma Davidge Produced by MELVYN VINCENT PHOTOGRAPHY in association with Leo Burton

Aloof Vogue at YouTube

Go behind the scenes and see how we produced our iconic images of Aloof for Vogue Magazine.

Aloof at YouTube

Aloof is a new range of Schläppi mannequins created by Bonaveri in collaboration with Emma Davidge. Aloof is very much a descendant of the original Schläppi design. Her forms and poses have been inspired by the fashion photography of Avedon and Beaton whilst still retaining a distinctly modern feel. The new collection will be introduced…

Institutional at Vimeo

Aloof is a new range of Schläppi mannequins created by Bonaveri in collaboration with Emma Davidge. Aloof is very much a descendant of the original Schläppi design. Her forms and poses have been inspired by the fashion photography of Avedon and Beaton whilst still retaining a distinctly modern feel. The new collection will be introduced…

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