Why Women (And Men) Love This Picture So Much

If this mannequin looked any more real, you’d have to give it cellulite and love handles! This, ladies and gentlemen, is a Swedish mannequin from the department store Åhléns. It’s shaped not like a starving waif, but more like the women who shop there. When this picture started circulating on the Internets it got a massive thumbs-up. Åhléns, what a genius idea. Now if we could just do something about those wigs!


ORIGINAL: Photographed by Rebecka Silvekroon. Found on the Internets, but mostly plundered from Libby Drake’s Facebook stream. Thanks Libby! Check out Jeff Yang's  fascinating story about how the Swedish mannequin picture went viral.

Mar 22, 2013

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