This is my series devoted to the real life models who became Rootstein mannequins. The mannequins are also dressed in attire that provides a little bit of fashion history.
This is Ailar pose code TEM5 from Temptation Series, circa 2010. The factory catalog features make up styles that were given names “Halston”…”Studio 54″… The New York showroom at this time featured an homage to “Halston’s Townhouse” and featured one of the mannequins styled as Pat Cleveland walking up the “floating stairs, with out a railing, the pose was Nomads Series, pose code NM2.
The majority of mannequins in the Halston showroom feature were from the Temptation Series.
Rootstein Mannequin, Ailar styled in vintage Gucci dress, Guess shoes and Cultured Pearls.
This is Coco Rocha, custom Version. Coco is on Girl Thing Series body AR4. Coco was in Glamorous and Gorgeous Series, then in Chad and Coco Series.
Coco was featured in television ads for White House Black Market. Is vocal about eating disorders and hosts model camps, is published in Study of Pose book. The makeup style on the mannequin, inspired by Yves Saint Laurent Elle advertising featured Coco.
Rootstein, Coco Rocha styled in Mila Schon dress ( featured in Metropolitan Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum. Her first collection shown in US at Neiman Marcus.
Famous clients, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Lee Radzwill, Brooke Astor.) Jacket sample, Roger Vivier shoes ( credited with developing/designed stiletto heels 1954, designed shoes for Ava Gardener, Gloria Guinness and Queen Elizabeth II. His shoes in collections at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, Beta Shoe Museum, Louvre) and pearl jewelry.
This is Hannah from Attitude Series, pose code JA2, circa 2000. The series featured model Junita Simon as 4 poses and Hannah as 1 pose. Hannah was featured on the cover of the Rootstein catalog for Attitude Series.
Rootstein Mannequin, Hannah styled in vintage Victor Costa for Lord and Taylor suit, this suit showcases his off should and hip hugging tailoring. Dolce and Gabbana shoes and vintage jewelry.
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