The primary tool for merchandising outfits on ballet bars and dressing
mannequins was published monthly in the Macy’s West San Francisco Report.
• Merchandise ballet bars with key outfits and layering items.
• Place mannequins individually throughout the department, adjacent to
• Dress mannequins in the corresponding outfit that is on ballet bar(s).
PROTOTYPICAL FLOORPLAN AND MANNEQUIN PLACEMENT
• Grid floor using ballet bars placed in “L” formation, as shown on prototypical floorplan.
• To create interest, ballet bars may also be gridded in linear (2-3 racks in line) formation.
• Locate tee shirt table in prominent location in Casual Zone.
• Place single mannequins with ballet bar “L”s throughout department.
• Use mannequin to feature key outfit look from merchandise on adjacent ballet bars, following San Francisco Report direction.
Denim is the primary bottom in Contemporary zone, and was presented two ways:
• Add denim bottoms to outfit options on ballet bars throughout department.
• Add denim to primary tee shirt table, folded on table to highlight pocket detail.
Tiered Denim Front Line Table Tiered Denim Table ballet bar (backside)
Ballet Bar “L” format with small table
• Merchandise tiered tables with denim only, using a ½ fold. Stack denim to maximum stack height (twelve high) in vertical columns, within each style
• Colorize denim stacks from light to dark, left to right.
• Feature back pocket detail, ensuring size strip is visible for ease of customer shopping.
• Merchandise hanging fixtures with tops forward, denim on the back, with complete layered look.
Premium Denim Front Line Table Denim T-Stands
• Merchandise Classification Trend bottom floor by price point, featuring Skinny silhouettes
front and forward.
• Lay out denim to feature skinny silhouette.
• Maximize table capacity, stacking denim to a maximum of 12 units per stack.
• Merchandise Skinny denim by price point on adjacent T-Stands.
• Merchandise basic skinny denim on back wall, where possible, creating a front to back
Junior Trend Zone Mannequin Style Guide
• Merchandise Bohemian inspired tops within Trend space.
• Selected strong color story or trend idea when choosing items for
• Merchandise solid tops in coordinating color stories or silhouettes
within Trend space to balance presentation.
• Layer tops with sublimation screen tees, fringe or crochet vests to
complete the bohemian look.
• Pair tops with destructed or colored skinny denim or destructed
• Style mannequins using newest delivery. Use attached mannequin
style guide for inspiration.
• Place Departmental Tickers on
throughout swim department
• Place SWIM, SUN,
FUN, and SPLASH
directly onto matching
printed words on wallpaper
throughout the department.
• Place decorative suns on wall
as shown. Grouping of suns is
preferred. Crop suns, as shown,
to create visual interest
• Use aluminum frames and
imagery on walls (as
shown) or leaning against
Swimwear Floor Fixtures
• Position each swimwear lifestyle front to back on
floor. Junior Swim should occupy #1 position on
• Merchandise floor by vendor, then color story.
• Locate paired sets of T-Stands throughout the
department. Large volume doors may strategically
place triple T-Stand groups, where possible, for
• Merchandise fixtures vertically, from small
silhouette to large, with tops over bottoms.
• Add gravity arms for maximum capacity.
Contemporary “Trend” Zone
• Create a “Trend” Presentation at the lead of the
Contemporary zone using mannequin statement,
floor fixtures, trapeze bars and pylon.
• Merchandise “Trend” swimwear within zone.
• Alternate between printed and solid swimwear for a
balanced merchandise presentation.
• Style mannequins in “Trend” swimwear.
• Create a linear wall formula as shown. Walls can include a combination of face-outs and side hang, with the majority of the wall faced out. Maximum
wall height should not exceed 83” as shown.
• Merchandise wall with one vertical row of camis followed by one vertical row of pants. Continue to alternate across the wall. Separate pattern and solids,
creating vertical stripes of color.
• Pant rows should coordinate with the camis to the left in color or pattern to create “sets”, as shown.
• Size each face-out, small to large, front to back.