Human mannequins take over Lincoln window displays

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Did you spot them? Living and breathing mannequins invaded Lincoln High Street this afternoon, catching out unsuspecting window shoppers.

Several city centre stores, including Debenham’s, Marks & Spencer, Primark and New Look had live models standing in for their mannequins in the first event of the annual Lincoln Fashion Week on Friday, April 28.

Primark had a large crowd of people taking pictures of the display outside.

Human mannequin displays in Primark

Models were swapped every 15 minutes, giving passers by a live showcases of the latest trends on the city’s streets.

Second set of models for the Primark display

Mannequin models were stationed in New Look in Waterside Shopping Centre looked superbly statuesque.

New Look models

A Fashion Week booth was also placed outside New Look, with promoters giving out free Fashion Week shirts, programmes and goodie bags.

As reported previously, the event which put Lincoln on the UK’s fashion trail for the first time last year, has returned with a packed programme of activities throughout the week.

The fashion week finale takes place on May 5 when a catwalk show will be held at the Alive Church.

Models in Marks and Spencers

Lincoln Fashion Week celebrates the fashion culture in Lincoln with a full eight days of fashion events in various venues in Lincoln City Centre.

Tickets for the Lincoln Fashion Week Finale on May 5 can be bought online from or at the door at Alive Church on the night itself.

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