I spotted these manikins a few years back and thought: “What the hell? Half-headed, white stylized human figures … something’s not right!” If only I could make a joke out of it.
But then I spotted these creatures …
Real Live, Old School, Childhood Nightmare Manikins and realized ….
“OHH!! The half-headed manikins are weird. But plain, old manikins are absolutely horrifying!”
The reason you can’t see below his shoulders is because this is a mug shot and he’s holding up his booking ID.
Between the statement “Color Makes You Happy” and the expression of unbridled joy on these manikins faces … the message is clear.
Fashion now, Fashion now!
This is just lazy, uh, copywriting. If you can call it copywriting. As Dada-ist poetry, it’s brilliant.
Sometimes its it’s very hard to articulate what exactly a consumer is seeking. When all else fails, why not: NEED WANT NOW
So wait, does this mean “Iron Means Iron?” Or does the first iron cancel out the second iron and that they are really saying is “MEANS?!” I think I just blew my own mind.
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People get crazy around the holidays … and not just the shoppers. Maybe this was like a placeholder manikin, until they get a real one?? Part of me is concerned about whoever put this in the window but, then again, I admire the guts.
“OMG!!? The one in Shanghai??! And Moscow?!”
A non-event: opening yet another Victoria’s Secret.
Same store as Paducah KY and Wauwatosa WI and Tusaloosa AL and Schenectady NY and Fargo ND and …