Maybe some of us will live to see the day when the fashion industry fully embraces ethnic diversity and it’s no longer a BFD to see a non-white model in a big campaign. More
When you hear Coach, what do you think? More
Hedi Slimane came to Yves Saint Laurent and absolutely cleaned house–first, by dropping the Yves and changing up the rest of the logo, then revamping the aesthetic by recycling a bunch of old ideas like boho and grunge, charging an arm and a leg for babydoll dresses and sequined jackets, and slathering it all with an entirely undeserved veneer of cool by hiring non-fashion people to be in the campaigns. Also, Marilyn Manson. More
Today, in stunt casting: Diesel has an extremely provocative new campaign anchored by the slogan, I Am Not What I Appear To Be. In order to achieve the very sexy levels of provocation he was after, the brand’s equally-sexy-and-boundary-pushing new creative director Nichola Formichetti (above) cast “real people”/non-models and people from the internet (the realest people).
One of them happens to be wearing a niqab–but a denim one, for that extra rock’n roll grit. More
Some media outlets are calling this is a “no makeup campaign,” and we’re here to tell you that is “obviously stupid.” More
Tomorrow marks the official celebration of Rosh Hashanah and–while NYFW organizers weren’t sympathetic to the date–here comes American Apparel to observe the holiday in the only way they know: by provocatively stunt casting an Hasidic Jewish model as their latest campaign face. More
What clothing, amirite ladies? More
What a waste of money! More
Brazil-based lingerie brand Hope has an exciting new ad campaign for their Super Push Up Bra. The slogan, “Left and Right Together,” is somewhat explicitly illustrated by showing model’s breasts emblazoned with the faces of opposing political figures, smashed together by the Super Push Up Bra. More
Looks like the price point hovers between $200 and $300, naturally. More
She is so pretty it’s ridiculous. More
Many bloggers were a bit surprised when Nicole Kidman was named the face of Jimmy Choo’s Fall 2013 campaign. For one, Kidman is known for being–as Choo’s creative director Sandra Choi described her–”nuanced and refined.” And Jimmy Choo, with its aggressively sexy, serpentine aesthetic is… decidedly not. More
It always strikes us as kind of weird when real life couples leverage their real life relationships for… advertising campaigns? Seems a little exploitative.
Then again, we’re not comely young Brits with major British fashion labels throwing money (pounds?!) at us. More