Macy's in New York has welcomed "big-bottomed mannequins" to show off fashions, and this warrants a Reuters story. In the photograph above, Ecko Red jeans are one of quite a few brands that are part of this "serious sociological trend that is positive for retailers and customers in that the tyranny of the undernourished perfect model is over" (quote from Rich Rollison, whose company Lifestyle Forms and Display created the mannequins). Of course, there are obligatory mentions of J.Lo, Beyonce, and Sir Mix-A-Lot, yet none of Big Bottom from Spinal Tap. At any rate, Gothamist is very supportive of more realistic mannequins. We're still upset with Toccara's loss on America's Next Top Model.
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