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Mannequins

If you’re looking for a solution to display your latest clothing collection in a window display or on the shop floor then take a look at our range of mannequins and body forms.

Mannequins, Body Forms & Tailors Dummies.

If you’re looking for a solution to display your latest clothing collection at a trade show, or expo or in a window display or on the shop floor then take a look at our range of mannequins and body forms.

Mannequins realistic human form are ideal for showcasing your clothing and allow your customers to see what they look like much better than if they were just on hangers or folded on a rack.

Designers and manufacturers now also use mannequins and body forms to showcase their latest creations at exhibitions, expos and trade shows whilst tech companies now use body forms to demonstrate wearable technology such as headsets, activity monitors and smart watches.

DirectShopfittings have a wide range of styles of mannequins to choose from to meet the needs of any business from a local tailor through to high street department stores.

Here we try to help you decide which style best fits your brand.

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Why Should I Use Mannequins?

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Mannequins bring your garments to life.

Often referred to as ‘silent sales people’ a well dressed mannequin will demonstrate the fit and cut of your latest collection much more effectively than a clothes rail ever could. 

Increase your sales. 

Numerous studies have clearly shown that fashion stores that use mannequins generate higher sales that stores that do not use them. This is due to your customers being able to better relate to a mannequin that a clothes rail. 

Improves customer experience.

The aesthetics offered by mannequins promotes an all-round better shopping experience by enhancing your environment and adding theatre to your display area.

Highlight new collections.

In the sea of garment rails, a well merchandised mannequin display will increase visibility of your latest collection. This entices your customers towards the surrounding rails in search of the garments (and lifestyle!) depicted on your mannequins. 

Cost effective.

We have a range of mannequins to suit all budgets that can be used time and time again, offering true value for money. 

 

Mannequins Bring Your Garments To Life.

Egghead Mannequins

The simple, faceless style of egghead mannequins is currently proving to be the most popular design for the high street retailer.

The simplistic design doesn’t detract from the clothing on display, whilst also offering you the flexibility to personalise the mannequin with hats, wigs and other accessories.

 

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Headless Mannequins

As the name suggests, headless mannequins have no head and allow your customers to focus towards your clothing collection on display and not be distracted by the mannequin itself. The simplicity of design ensures ease of maintenance and timeless style.

Display Torsos and Body Forms

For certain displays, such as lingerie, sportswear or jewellery, a full body mannequin isn’t necessary and body forms are the better option.

Ideally suited for smaller premises or more specific clothing displays.

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Articulated Tailors Dummies & Mannequins

Adjustable, or articulated dummies and mannequins can be used to create unique, exciting displays. The level of adjustability will vary between different models but the desired pose can be secured with locking joints.

Abstract Mannequins

Adjustable, or articulated dummies and mannequins can be used to create unique, exciting displays. The level of adjustability will vary between different models but the desired pose can be secured with locking joints.

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Considerations when buying Mannequins…

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Things to consider...

When looking to buy mannequins there are a few key things to consider;

Style – Your customers will use the mannequins to visualise how your clothing collection will look on them, so the more your mannequins reflect your customers, the more likely you will benefit from sales. Mannequins are available in a choice of male, female and child mannequins and in a variety of shapes, styles and sizes.

Brand Image – Mannequins are available in a range of styles and finishes from realistic to abstract, active sports to plus size. They are a valuable tool for visual display and should effectively reflect the image of your store.

Finish – Mannequins are generally available in either matt or gloss finish. Matt finishes are currently very popular as they reduce reflection and glare but they are more easily marked than gloss finish mannequins. The chosen finish should again reflect your brand image.

Materials – Fibreglass and plastic mannequins have become increasingly popular due to their lightness and durability but traditional materials such as wood, resin and metal are also available.  If you will be moving your mannequins regularly, then a lighter material would be recommended.

Footwear –Mannequins attach to a base via pole called a spigot. If you’re looking to display shoes and footwear, you will need a mannequin that has a calf spigot. However, this can prevent tight trousers from being displayed. If you won’t be displaying footwear, or if you need to be able to display trousers, a foot spigot would be the better choice. Some mannequins do offer both calf and foot spigots for more flexibility in displays.

Longevity – As with everything in fashion, styles change. Before you invest in mannequins for your business, you should consider how long the style will be relevant. By sticking with more classic styling, the longer your mannequin is likely to remain current.

Get in Touch

DirectShopfittings Limited
Retford Enterprise Centre
Randall Way, Retford
Nottinghamshire
DN22 7GR
Tel: 01777 808 588

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Looking for a wide range of retail display equipment for your retail premises? DirectShopfittings offer the latest retail display items. From promotional dump bins, fashion mannequins and clothing rails to counter top displays.

Make your products stand out with relevant, affordable and fashionable display equipment. Increase your impulse sales and watch your profits grow. Many retail display equipment items are available direct from our stock with fast nationwide delivery.

Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our network of manufacturers and supply partners we can help.

Display Equipment

Looking for a wide range of retail display equipment for your retail premises? DirectShopfittings offer the latest retail display items. From promotional dump bins, fashion mannequins and clothing rails to counter top displays.

Make your products stand out with relevant, affordable and fashionable display equipment. Increase your impulse sales and watch your profits grow. Many retail display equipment items are available direct from our stock with fast nationwide delivery.

Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our network of manufacturers and supply partners we can help.

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Choose from a range of melamine faced timber counters, slatted gondolas and display tables or for added style and security, we also have a wide range of aluminium framed displays cabinets complete with locks and lighting for perfumes, gifts and gadgets.

Our full range of quality retail display furniture available to suit all budgets and applications. Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our network of manufacturers and supply partners we can help.

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Looking for shop counters and display cases? We have a full range of retail display furniture including counters and display cases for convenience shops, gift shops, vape stores jewellers and more. With styles and designs to suit all budgets and retail environments.

Choose from a range of melamine faced timber counters, slatted gondolas and display tables or for added style and security, we also have a wide range of aluminium framed displays cabinets complete with locks and lighting for perfumes, gifts and gadgets.

Our full range of quality retail display furniture available to suit all budgets and applications. Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our network of manufacturers and supply partners we can help.

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Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our network of manufacturers and supply partners we can help.

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Are you looking for flexible, affordable fixtures and fittings for your retail premises? You can choose from a full range of quality, cost effective shopfitting solutions and accessories to suit popular retail display solutions such as Slatwall, Gridwall, Chrome Wire, Twin Slot, Tube and Clamp and much more. All available for fast nationwide despatch from our central warehouse.

Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our network of manufacturers and supply partners we can help.

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Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our established network of manufacturers and supply partners we can find the right solution for your needs.

POS and Signage

Signage and Point of Sales solutions for retail, hospitality and corporate environments.

From simple menu holders through to multi-site, networked digital signage systems, DirectShopfittings can help with your point of sale signage requirements. Providing solutions for retailers throughout the UK, we can supply POS signage solutions to suit all budgets and applications.

Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our established network of manufacturers and supply partners we can find the right solution for your needs.

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Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our network of manufacturers and supply partners we can help.

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Your one-stop shop for retail supplies. With low prices, fast despatch and industry leading service, DirectShopfittings is your best choice supplier for retail supplies and equipment.

Whether you need daily consumables such as till rolls, thermal labels, or price labels or larger electronic equipment such as cash registers or credit card readers. Bringing you the best deals on the latest cash registers, weighing scales, thermal printers and more, DirectShopfittings are here to help you and your business save time and money. All available for fast nationwide despatch from our central warehouse.

Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our network of manufacturers and supply partners we can help.

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Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our established network of manufacturers and supply partners we can find the right solution for your needs.

Shop Shelving and Storage Racking

Working with independent retailers and shopfitters throughout the UK, DirectShopfittings are experts in retail shop shelving and store room racking solutions. With massive stocks available for fast nationwide delivery, we’re ideally placed to help you with your shopfitting requirements.

Whether you need additional shelves to add to your existing layout, or whether you have a multi-site roll out programme, DirectShopfittings can deliver the quality and service you need.

Can’t see what you need? Please do get in touch. With our established network of manufacturers and supply partners we can find the right solution for your needs.

Our Aim

“To be the UK’s leading distributor of quality, value for money retail equipment and shopfitting supplies, with outstanding customer service.”

About Us

DirectShopfittings was founded to provide the UK’s retailers with a comprehensive range of retail equipment and shopfitting supplies, offering value for money and excellent customer service.

With decades of experience within the retail leisure and hospitality industries, our network of suppliers, manufacturers and importers can help source the equipment you need for your business.

Contact us today.

Our Aim

“To be the UK’s leading distributor of quality, value for money retail equipment and shopfitting supplies, with outstanding customer service.”

About Us

DirectShopfittings was founded to provide the UK’s retailers with a comprehensive range of retail equipment and shopfitting supplies, offering value for money and excellent customer service.

With decades of experience within the retail leisure and hospitality industries, our network of suppliers, manufacturers and importers can help source the equipment you need for your business.

Contact us today.