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Bespoke Services

Many of the projects we work on during the year involve many of our bespoke services, including sculpting, artistic and custom fabric finishes. These are our more recent bespoke projects.

Jason Wu Fall 2019 Collectiion with Bonaveri Sartorial Bust Forms

Sartorial Bust Forms for Jason Wu Fall 2019 Collection

Jason Wu has once again opted for a static installation during New York Fashion Week, staging his fall 2019 collection using Bonaveri’s Sartorial female bust forms. Following on from his Spring Summer 2019 presentation, Wu has opted again for a mix of suspended and floor standing poses. This time, Bonaveri supplied heads for the bust…
Jason Wu Spring / Summer 2019 Presentation

NYFW – Jason Wu Spring / Summer 2019 Presentation uses Bonaveri Sartorial Female Bust Forms

Take a look at Jason Wu's Spring / Summer 2019 presentation at New York Fashion Week desiged by Chameleon Visual and using bespoke Bonaveri Sartorial bust forms.

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 bust forms – both male and female in various sizes – in a traditional linen covering. Each bust form features fully articulated arms and hands…
guo pei exhibition melbourne

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 mannequins form the Schläppi Collection are a favourite of Guo Pei’s and provide the elegant backdrop to an ornate and delicately detailed collection. Legend, Guo…
Jil Sander Present Tense Opening event in Frankfurt

Jil Sander – ‘Present Tense’ Exhibition at Museum of Applied Art, Frankfurt

Bonaveri recently attended the opening of Jil Sander's 'Present Tense' exhibition opening in Frankfurt where we supplied 60 bust forms or the event.
Bespoke Schläppi 2200 bust forms for Jil Sander Present Tense Exhibition

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. Included in the exhibition are 44 bespoke female bust forms and 15 male bust forms all supplied by Bonaveri. Bust forms from the Schläppi 2200…
bonaver bespoke bust forms la scala exhibition

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 ‘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…
schlappi mannequins the first monday in may

Bespoke Schläppi mannequins featured in the new film ‘First Monday in May’

The film follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s most attended fashion exhibition in history, “China: Through The Looking Glass” in 2015. The exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York featured over 140 bespoke Schläppi Mannequins showcasing 140 haute couture garments, avant-garde ready-to-wear and Chinese art objects. Staged in 2015,…

Bonaveri Mannequins for Louis Vuitton Museum at Asnières-sur-Seine

Louis Vuitton’s historic family home in Asnières-sur-Seine near Paris is the site of a new and extensive museum featuring 30 bespoke Schläppi Mannequins.

China Through the Looking Glass: Extended Exhibition

The enormously successful exhibition; 'China Through the Looking Glass' at the Met in New York - featuring Schläppi mannequins, has been extended until the 7th of September 2015 to satisfy demand.

Bespoke Schläppi mannequins for “China Through The Looking Glass” at the MET

The MET in New York is currently hosting an exhibition celebrating the costume and creativity of China featuring bespoke Schläppi Mannequins produced for the event. The exhibition features more than 140 haute couture garments, avant-garde ready-to-wear and Chinese art objects. “China: Through the Looking Glass,” is an interpretation of Chinese creativity imagined by the west. Curator Andrew…

“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.

Dries Van Noten – Inspirations at MoMu Fashion Museum

This exhibition on Dries Van Noten presents his multiple sources of inspiration ranging from art, music, cinema to outfits of iconic fashion brands. Theme cabinets showcase DVN’s collections and what inspired them. All outfits are displayed on bespoke BONAVERI bust forms. Courtesy: MoMu Fashion Museum Photos: Koen de Waal

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