Trends: mannequins Homegirl London July 21, 2013 Trends We’re going mad for mannequins. Traditionally used by tailors and dress makers to fit clothing and also in shop windows for display – we are now favouring these for decoration in our homes. Aside from being objects of beauty, you can also use them for practical purposes; as a coat stand or to hang your favourite dress. The vintage shops have some fine retro models and I spotted mannequins at; Furnish, Chatsworth Road E5 and After Noah, Upper Street N1 … Furnish, 7 Chatsworth Road, London E5 0LH After Noah, 121 Upper Street, London N1 1QP www.afternoah.com I did some research online and found a vast array of mannequins. Grace & Favour Home showcases the work of designer / maker Rachael Rowe who produces tailored mannequins in a range of fabulous vintage fabrics which she sells at Not on the High Street. The Corset Laced Mannequins shop at Etsy makes a range of hand finished mannequins in fabrics and decoupage papers … English Rose Tailored Mannequin, £210 www.notonthehighstreet.com/partners/graceandfavourhome/products Vibrant Turquoise Damask Display Mannequin, £190 www.etsy.com/uk/shop/CorsetLacedMannequin The vintage mannequin image has been captured on a wall mural by design duo Hollister and Porter Hovey … Photographed Antiquities Mural, £248 Anthropologie Link Credits: text by Homegirl London, images by Homegirl London and additional images courtesy of Grace and Favour, Corset Laced Mannequin and Anthropologie.