Glassons ditches skinny mannequins
20 October 2014
Women's clothing giant Glassons is backtracking on its use of skinny mannequins, apologising to customers for the "unattainable depiction of women".
Hallenstein Glasson Chief Executive Graeme Popplewell said the company agreed its mannequins were unacceptable. He had ordered their removal from display in all stores.
"While these mannequins are not new to the business, we have taken on-board the feedback of New Zealand women in its entirety, and we unreservedly apologise for any upset we may have caused those who viewed the store displays," he said.
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