Well, for my dress form stand I'm using a tall stool: the form rests on top of it. It is a little annoying because the form is easy to knock over, but it does the trick. But if you want to use a pole, any kind of pole should do.
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Currently Working On:
Female Titan (touch ups);
Daenerys (Game of Thrones), Hannah Alexander's Art Nouveau Sailor Moon (long term project), Marianne (Brotherhood of the Wolf)