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When most people think of Rootstein mannequins the

y think of the dramatic realistic mannequins that are replica’s of real life models and personalities. Like this one of model Coco Rocha:

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But they also make a fabulous collection of male mannequins.

However, just like on the catwalk, male mannequins (as well as male clothing in general) tends to be anonymous. You can probably name at least a handful of female “super models”but can you name one male super model?

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Out of the hundreds of used Rootstein mannequins we have acquired over the years in our mannequin liquidation business, we rarely get realistic male mannequins

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But Instead we tend to get abstract ones like this.

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And this: These guys are not only timeless but are real workhorses. We acquired some in 2002 from a Ralph Lauren store that we put in our mannequin rental inventory and even after years of use, they are still in good shape.

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We rarely keep female Rootsteins in our rental inventory because they are not only WAAAY too high maintenance to be used as rentals, but are more sought by collectors.

 

A few years ago Rootstein introduced the “Manorexic male mannequin the series

“Homme Nouveau,” which was  feminized and not so hearty, with a 35-inch chest and a 27-inch waist.  (We. Do. Not. Like – we want our men to be beefcake)

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