The Bonaveri Archives


Bonaveri’s mannequins and bust forms are used by museum curators and fashion designers for exhibitions around the world.

Our mannequin collections have taken part of some of the world’s most prestigious exhibitions and we continue to work with global institutions in bringing their works to life.

Fashion Inside and Out ©Marco Kesseler

Fashion Inside and Out – Judith Clark’s exhibition of craft at Homo Faber in Venice

Fashion Inside and Out - Judith Clark's exhibition at Homo Faber in Venice, is a celebration of craft and collaboration. Clark's installation is part of a wider series of works...

Bonaveri bust forms for Salvatore Ferragamo’s ‘Italy in Holywood’ exhibition

A new exhibition at the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Florence reflects on the designer's early career in California where his support amongst the film stars of Hollywood cemented his reputation...

Bonaveri Sartorial Bust Forms for Ermenegildo Zegna exhibition

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...

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

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...

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

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...
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Schläppi 2200 BNATURAL biodegradable mannequins for Commonwealth Fashion Exchange Exhibition

Bonaveri's BNATURAL Schläppi 2200 biodegradable mannequins have provided the backdrop to the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange exhibition at Buckingham Palace celebrating the skills, craftsmanship and industry of Commonwealth countries. Spearheaded by...
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Bonaveri sponsors Guo Pei Legend Exhibition in Melbourne

Bonaveri is both sponsor and supplier to the Guo Pei Legend exhibition in Melbourne where a series of Aloof and 2200 mannequins were supplied with a deep black gloss finish. The...
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Jil Sander Present Tense – An exhibition in pursuit of purity

Jil Sander Present Tense, currently on at the Museum of Applied Art in Frankfurt is a celebration of the designer's unique interpretation of fashion, product design, architecture and garden art....
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Bonaveri bespoke bust forms animate La Scala Theater’s latest costume exhibition

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...
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Tribe Female Mannequins for MoMu Antwerp’s Olivier Theyskens exhibition

The exhibition follows the career of Theyskens starting in 1997 with his own work, through to Rochas in 2003, Nina Ricci in 2007, Theory in 2010 and back to his...
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Schläppi 2200 Mannequins for Christie’s Audrey Hepburn Auction

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

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

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

Lanius, the German based fashion brand, has a long held commitment to sustainable fashion. Started in 1999 by Claudia Lanius, the brand rigorously pursues a philosophy of ecological development and fair...
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Schläppi mannequins for ART: “The Sicilian Cart: History in Movement” at IAMLA

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,...
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The new Tribe mannequin collection on display at Nanasai 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 shown at Euroshop. Set...
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Bonaveri bust forms exhibited at WHITE ESSENTIALS during Milan Modo Uomo SS/18

White - Man and Woman in collaboration with Albini Fabrics has exhibited a collection of special edition white shirts using Bonaveri's bust forms at Milan Modo Uomo Spring Summer 2018....
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Givenchy chooses Schläppi 2200 mannequins for his Audrey Hepburn tribute

A new exhibition entitled 'Audrey Hepburn & Hubert De Givenchy' will open at the Expo Fondation Bolle in Morges, Switzerland, featuring Schläppi 2200 mannequins. The Expo Fondation Bolle, in partnership...