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Milan is home to many of the brands that support Bonaveri. It is the place we collaborate with many of our clients on exhibitions and shows during fashion week.

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Bonaveri celebrates Milan Design Week with Schläppi M

A distinctive collection of Schläppi M design figures form the basis of a new exhibition in Milan
BonaveriMilano Colours On Stage Exhibition

Colours on stage: Sartorial Mannequins at BonaveriMilano

BonaveriMilano, our Milan based showroom, is hosting a new installation of Sartorial mannequins covered in a colourful array of velvet fabrics. The new installation draws inspiration from our collaboration with Chameleon Visual and Emilio Pucci in 2018 when we introduced the Sartorial Female Collection in a rainbow of Pucci inspired colours. Each of the female…
Max & Co. Milan Tribe Mannequins

Max & Co. Christmas windows in Milan featuring Tribe Mannequins

Max & Co. recently unveiled a Christmas window campaign featuring Bonaveri’s Tribe mannequins in multiple skin tones. The Milan based store is using the mannequins in an effort to represent a more diverse society. The windows designed by Emma Davidge are a prototype for Max & Co. whose parent company, Max Mara, continues to incorporate…
Etro Generation Paisley Exhibition in Milan

Bonaveri for Etro: Generation Paisley

We are delighted to be able to publish a new video of the vibrant exhibition 'Etro: Generation Paisley' held in Milan, celebrating Etro's 50th anniversary.
Etro Generation Paisley Exhibition in Milan

Etro: Generation Paisley – 50 years of style

Etro Generation Paisly has opened at MUDEC in Milan, celebrating the brands 50th anniversary with 50 garments on customised Bonaveri mannequins.

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…
Bonaveri Bust Forms La Scala

Gioachino Rossini at La Scala

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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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…

TERRAZZABONAVERI opening night in Milan

The party was a great opportunity for attendees of Milan Fashion Week to take a break and enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of the open-air sunset venue. Bonaveri created a striking display of their new Tribe mannequins and Sartorial Bust Forms with a series of new seated Tribe Mannequins set amongst the rooftop gardens. BONAVERIMILANO is…

TERRAZZABONAVERI to open during Milan Fashion Week

The new open air venue expands on the space originally created by BONAVERIMILANO in 2014 and complements the already successful opportunities provided by the Milan based showroom. The venue has come to be known as a place for students of fashion, fashion designers, international magazine publishers and artists to gather and explore new opportunities in…
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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. The exhibition titled, ‘White Essentials – Style & Material in the White Shirt’ features a collection of garments by 15 designers using Albini Fabrics and…
tribe mannequins at zara in milan

TRIBE Mannequins for ZARA, Milan by Matteo Thun during Salone del Mobile

Once again, Zara's has re-imagined the lobby of their flagship Corso Vittorio Emanuele store in Milan, with a collection of new TRIBE mannequins in a display designed by architect, Matteo Thun.

Schläppi 2200 for ‘Curiel-History and Future’ at Milan Fashion Week

Curiel, The Italian brand founded in 1908, celebrated a century of fashion during Milan Fashion Week with an exhibition featuring Bonaveri's 2200 Schläppi mannequins.

Bonaveri BNATURAL mannequins to feature at Who is on Next? and Vogue Talents 2016

The international scouting event, hosted at the Palazzo Morando in Milan, will feature #BPlast Schläppi 2200 mannequins which were officially launched on Sunday 18th at the #GreenCarpetChallenge event in London. The annual GCC event is organised by Eco-Age, founded by Livia Firth, actor Colin Firth’s wife, to promote social awareness and sustainable principles in the…

100 Schläppi mannequins for Milano Moda Graduate show 2016

The second annual Milano Moda Graduate show took place at BASE Milano on the 28th and 29th of June 2016 and featured over 100 Schläppi mannequins showcasing the work of students from fashion schools around Italy.
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Trends Meet Tradition

The exhibition ‘Trends Meet Tradition‘ using Bonaveri bust forms crafted by the students of the Istituto Marangoni, took place between the 23rd of March and the 8th of April 2016 at BONAVERIMILANO.

Award winning store, la Rinascente chooses Schläppi mannequins for Ermanno Scervino windows

The new windows feature ‘tanned’ Aloof mannequins in ‘beach-ready’ mode, kitted out with swimwear, goggles and flippers. Each of the seated mannequins sits aside a submerged gold anchor and continues a tradition of Aloof twins being used in large displays. Here, our Aloof twins are happily submerged in a deep blue nautical world perched above the…

Roger Dubuis launches new watch collection ‘Velvet’ using Schläppi 2500 mannequins

Geneva-based luxury watch manufacturer, Roger Dubuis recently launched a new series of ladies watches for their ‘Velvet’ collection and celebrated the event at their Milan boutique with a vivid display of Schläppi 2500 female mannequins. The new collection is a ‘tip of the hat’ to female Divas and continues a tradition of ‘innovative mechanical and…
aloof mannequins for zara milan design week

Milan Design Week – Aloof mannequins for ZARA, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Milan

Milan Design Week starts tomorrow and ahead of the opening, ZARA have partnered with Bonaveri and unveiled an installation of Aloof mannequins in the foyer of the Corso Vittorio Emanuele store in central Milan.
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Images of the Istituto Marangoni exhibition ‘Trends Meet Tradition’ at BonaveriMilano

Students of the Istituto Marangoni describe the fashion trends of 2017 using Bonaveri bust forms.

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