Modern Mannequin is a family owned and operated mannequin repair and refinishing
business started by Tom Childress in 1946, and passed down to daughter
Sherrie Childress after Tom passed. Sherrie's brother, Thomas, contributes by constructing bags of packing materials, thus insuring a safe arrival when our mannequins are shipped.
With a history of 68 years in
Modern Mannequin takes pride in its efficiency and customer service.
customers range from movie special effects artists, major department stores,
small shops, museums, schools, individuals and even "spook houses". We
have seen many creative ways that mannequins have been used- decorations
at parties, anniversaries to display mothers wedding dress, plays, theaters
and photographers use them as props.
Even our shop and warehouses have been used as backdrops for movies, magazines