Are These Soho Billboards the Most Coveted Advertising Spots in New York City?
We learned more about this buzzy corner of fashion-focused publicity, the media companies who manage it and the rise of out of home advertising.
Cara Delevingne's Rimmel Mascara Ad Was Banned in the U.K. for Being 'Misleading'
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New Push-Up Bra Commercial with Surprise Ending Goes Viral
Push-up bra commercials tend to be pretty formulaic: Put a hot girl in bra, cut to lots of close-ups of her insane cleavage and call it a day. But this Taiwanese commercial for a Wacoal push-up bra turns that formula on its head. It begins with the usual lingerie fodder--lots of sensual shots of an attractive woman, her blouse oh-so-casually undone to show her lace bra peeking through. But then, this woman begins to undress and things get...well, very interesting.
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American Apparel Ads Come Under Fire... Again
The recent lawsuit brought against Dov Charney for allegedly choking an employee isn't the only reason American Apparel is in the news today: The retailer's risque digital campaigns have been deemed "irresponsible" by an advertising watchdog in the UK, The Telegraph is reporting. According to the complaints, American Apparel's ads featured "gratuitous" nudity and the sexualization of models who appear to be under 16. We know... shocker.
Here's the Super Creepy Black Goop-Covered Trailer for Lady Gaga's New Fragrance
Give us a minute while we try--try--to collect our thoughts into actual pronounceable syllables to express our reaction to the 'trailer' for Lady Gag
People Are Pissed About Harvey Nichols's New Pee-Stained Ad Campaign
The marketing department at British department store Harvey Nichols sure knows how to get people's panties in a twist (remember those "walk of shame
David Beckham for H&M Ad Gets Called 'Offensive' and 'Unsuitable For Children'
Do you find this David Beckham for H&M ad "offensive" and "unsuitable for children to see"? The U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority has received three complaints to that effect, asking the industry watchdog to ban the ads, according to Vogue UK. Three people called the ad offensive, while two of those complaints stated the ad was "irresponsible" because "it contained material that they said was unsuitable for children to see." But don't worry--you haven't seen the last of Beckham's bulge: The ASA rejected the claims and defended the ads, pointing out there's no actual nudity and after all, it's an underwear campaign for chrissakes. The findings stated:
Watch: David Beckham Is Nearly Naked in His H&M Underwear Commercial
We've seen all the still shots from his H&M bodywear campaign, and word hit the streets a few weeks ago that a David Beckham for H&M commercial woul