Events

Throughout the year, Bonaveri and Blue Studio take part in events and exhibitions where our mannequins and bust forms are on display.

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Andrew Bolton on Camp

Exhibition curator Andrew Bolton talks us through the Costume Institute’s latest exhibition, Camp: Notes on Fashion

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Sustainable Thinking at the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum

A new exhibition at the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum in Florence explores ideas and innovations in sustainability that help society to meet todays needs without compromising our future.

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Mary Katrantzou exhibition includes Schläppi 2200 and Aloof female mannequins in celebration of the designer’s 10-year career

Schläppi 2200 and Aloof female mannequins for Kaleidoscope Katrantzou: Mary Katrantzou, 10 Years in Fashion

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‘Bonaveri – A fan of Pucci’ – An exhibition of heritage and craft

Walking into Palazzo Pucci you’re immediately struck by the history of the place. This renaissance palace has been home to the Pucci family for centuries and for the last 70 years, home to the eponymous brand started by Emilio Pucci in 1947. It’s the perfect backdrop to stage ‘Bonaveri – a fan of Pucci’ an exhibition …

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Bonaveri – A Fan Of Pucci

Palazzo Pucci, in the heart of Florence, is the spectacular backdrop for a collaboration between two iconic Italian brands.

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Emilio Pucci & Schläppi 2200 at ApritiModa Florence

For two days, members of the public are invited into various workshops, palaces and studios to witness the craft practised by fashion houses, chocolatiers and perfumers. Palazzo Pucci, the residence of the Pucci family and previously the home of the Maison until 2017, opened its doors during ApritiModa to host an exhibition of the work …

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Fashion in Motion at the V&A London

Fashion in Motion is a series of live catwalk events presented at the V&A Museum in London. This year, Fashion in Motion will feature the work of British menswear designer John Alexander Skelton. Tickets available here. Fashion in Motion is a public event held at the museum since 1999. It offers the public a glimpse into …

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LONDON show ROOMS Paris features TRIBE female mannequins

Bonaveri’s new Tribe Collection is a perfect match for young designers participating at London show Rooms in Paris

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Commonwealth Fashion Exchange exhibition features Bonaveri’s BNatural biodegradable mannequins

Bonaveri’s Schläppi 2200 biodegradable mannequins have been used by Eco-Age for the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange exhibition at Buckingham Palace.

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Jil Sander Exhibition – Present Tense

The Jil Sander exhibition in Frankfurt is the designer’s first solo show and casts light on a famously reclusive character, often described as the ‘high-priestess of minimalism’. Jil Sander and curator Matthias Wagner K, have gathered together a snapshot of the designers work, intertwined with photography, music, architecture and garden art synonymous with her long …

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VM & Display Awards 2017

The annual VM & Display Awards event took place in London last week, recognising the very best of window and in-store creative schemes from the past 12 months. Blue Studio in collaboration with Bonaveri, sponsored an award for the ‘Best Windows in a Multi-Department Store’, won by the team from Debenhams for their Tropical Fiesta scheme. …

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Tribe Female Mannequins for Olivier Theyskens exhibition in Antwerp

Tribe female mannequins are used to stage a retrospective of designer Olivier Theyskens work in Antwerp.

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Schläppi 2200 Mannequins for Christie’s Audrey Hepburn event

Christie’s in London recently hosted an exhibition of Audrey Hepburn’s Personal Collection using Schläppi 2200 mannequins for a 5-day event leading up to the auction. 11 of the garments on display are pieces created by Hubert de Givenchy for Audrey Hepburn in the 1970s, 80s and early 1990s. Givenchy and Hepburn met each other during the …

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Bespoke Bust Forms for Peter Pilotto at London Design Festival

Peter Pilloto turn Bonaveri Bust Forms into art pieces for their exhibition during London Design Week

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Schläppi Aloof & Noble mannequins for Burberry’s ‘Here We Are’ Exhibition

Once again, we’re delighted to have been asked by Burberry to supply Schläppi Aloof and Noble mannequins for their September 2017 Collection and exhibition entitled ‘Here We Are’. Like their previous show, Burberry has staged an exhibition to accompany the presentation of their collection – this year an exhibit of photography exploring British life featuring 200 …

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Bonaveri: The spirit of the fashion exhibition

Bonaveri’s mannequins and bust forms play an integral part in the narrative of the fashion exhibition, giving the event its sense of soul

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Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style

“Yves Saint Laurent: The Perfection of Style” featuring 100 couture and ready-to-wear items from the Paris-based Fondation Pierre Bergé and other private collections is on at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts until the 27th of August 2017. The exhibition includes a number of Schläppi 2200 mannequins used to display garments from the Seventies up …

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Bonaveri Bust Forms at Milan Fashion Week SS18

Bonaveri has supplied male and female bust forms for an exhibition entitled ‘White Essentials – Style & Material in the White Shirt’. The exhibition, organised by White – Man and Woman in collaboration with Albini Fabrics, showcases a collection of special edition white shirts using Bonaveri’s bust forms at Milan Modo Uomo Spring Summer 2018. 10 male and 8 …

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Schläppi 2200 mannequins for Givenchy’s Audrey Hepburn tribute

The Expo Fondation Bolle, in partnership with the Musée Alexis-Forel, the Château et ses Musées and the City of Morges and Morges Region Tourism, will host the exhibition for four months, starting in May 2017. More than 50 dresses, hats, and accessories will be presented along with around forty of Mr. Givenchy’s sketches. Only 2 …

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Aloof and Noble for Burberry’s Makers House

For the second season, Burberry has opened their Soho-based show space, Makers House to the public showcasing their latest collection using Bonaveri bust forms and Aloof & Noble mannequins.

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International Fashion Showcase 2017 Awards at Somerset House, London

The British Council, British Fashion Council (BFC) and Mercedes-Benz have announced the winners of the International Fashion Showcase.

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Bonaveri to support International Fashion Showcase 2017

The IFS is a series of specially-commissioned and curated fashion installations featuring work by emerging international designers. This year will include designs from Chile, India and Russia, Eastern & Western Europe, Central and South America, Africa and Asia giving press and visitors the opportunity to discover new talent from global young designers. Bonaveri has previously …

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Schläppi 2200 mannequins for ‘The Vulgar – Fashion Redefined’

Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips have designed an exhibition where fashion excess, commonality and desire jostle with endless and changing perceptions of vulgarity.  Bonaveri supplied articulated and static Schläppi 2200 mannequins for the exhibition covered in a calico finish. The exhibition, which opened on the 13th of October 2016, explores the notion of fashion and fashion …

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Aloof Mannequins for ‘Hair by Sam McKnight’ at Somerset House, London

Somerset House’s major new exhibition, ‘Hair by Sam McKnight’ features Bonaveri’s Aloof mannequins in a celebration of the avant-garde work by this renowned hair stylist.

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Blue Studio & Bonaveri support London Showrooms Paris SS17

Blue Studio and Bonaveri have provided Aloof and Schläppi 2000 mannequins to London show Rooms Paris SS17, an event organised by the British Fashion Council aimed at increasing media awareness and the development of business skills for young British designers. The event is held annually during Paris Fashion Week and this year included work by A.V.Robertson, Alex …

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Green Carpet Challenge 2016 at The British Academy of Film & Television Arts

Bonaveri hosted a ‘Night To Remember’ at the British Academy of Film & Television Arts in London celebrating the launch of their new sustainable mannequin collection

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BNATURAL mannequins by Bonaveri to be revealed at Green Carpet Challenge 2016

In collaboration with Eco-Age, the foundation for sustainable fashion set up by Livia Firth, Bonaveri will be showcasing the new mannequins, called BNatural, at Green Carpet Challenge – the annual event for sustainable fashion initiatives. The Green Carpet Challenge 2016, to be held on the 18th of September, during London Fashion Week, will be hosted …

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Exhibition of the life of Maria Callas features Schläppi 2200 mannequins

A new exhibition in Verona featuring Bonaveri bust forms and Schläppi 2200 mannequins celebrates the outstanding life of the Greek-American Soprano, Maria Callas and marks the 40th anniversary of her death. Included in the exhibition are 37 Schläppi 2200 mannequins and 10 Bonaveri bust forms that tell the story of a passionate, yet short life …

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Schläppi 2200 mannequins for London Missoni exhibition

40 Schläppi 2200 mannequins make up an impressive wall of colour at Missoni’s new exhibition in London

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Bonaveri supports London Show Rooms, Paris

Blue Studio and Bonaveri Mannequins  are once again supporting LONDON show ROOMS, supplying Aloof and Schläppi mannequins from the Schläppi 2000 Collection. LONDON show ROOMS is held seasonally in Sāo Paulo, Paris, New York, Hong Kong and Los Angeles. This particular event is an opportunity for young emerging British designers to promote their work during Paris Fashion Week and continues …

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Fashion Utopias – IFS2016 at Somerset House London

London Fashion Week is over and as we prepare ourselves for London Showrooms in Paris, we’re enjoying some of the moments from the incredibly successful International Fashion Showcase at Somerset House. This year, the concept behind IFS was ‘Fashion Utopias’, an interpretation of an abstract existence by the 15 participating countries. The term utopia was coined by …

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London Fashion Week: Central Saint Martins MA 2016 Show

Central Saint Martins is the only fashion college that participates in London Fashion Week and this year, the MA Final show featured a select number of students in a colourful showcase of formidable young talent. Bonaveri and Blue Studio deliver an annual program of events and sponsorships that promote young talent. We value the work …

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International Fashion Showcase 2016

Bonaveri is an official sponsor and exclusive mannequin supplier to the 5th International Fashion Showcase at Somerset House, London. The 5th IFS event will take place at Somerset House between the 19th and 23rd February 2016. Bonaveri will take part once again in this annual event on the London Fashion Week schedule in its capacity as ‘Sponsor’ and ‘Official Mannequin Supplier’ …

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