Advertising & Branding

Gary Vaynerchuk Apologizes for Cannes Party Invite Seeking 'Attractive Females Only'

Cindy Gallop blasts VaynerMedia and Thrillist email

CANNES, France—Cannes Lions 2016 has its first truly cringeworthy moment, in the form of a party invitation seeking "attractive females and models only." The email went out to a number of…

Is There a Formula for Success at Cannes?

4 big winners from past years reveal common themes

Cannes Lions, the biggest advertising event in the world, is here. Vive les ads! Brands and agencies are keeping their fingers crossed that their campaigns will win the hearts and eyes…

Ad of the Day: Artists Recreate Great Lost Works Entirely With Adobe's Stock Images

Another fine-art project joins growing trend

From Van Gogh BnB to The Next Rembrandt, advertisers have been obsessed with the great masters of fine art lately. Now, Adobe adds to that trend with Make a Masterpiece—a…

Babies Pose With Their Food Look-Alikes in Cute Campaign for Gerber

Everyone needs a little TLC

There's a mix of food porn and adorable babies in the new Gerber national TV and print campaign. Think Anne Geddes, without the over-the-top schmaltz. The work, from indie agency Terri…

Disaster Grips France in Burger King's 'Whopper Blackout' Gag

Chain revisits dark years of its history

Not many people know that Burger King pulled out of France for 15 years between 1997 and 2012. But actually, it's true. And the fast-food chain comically revisits that nightmare…

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Quiz: Are You Really a Digital Know-It-All?

Test your digital measurement intelligence

If marketing metrics are your thing, you're probably steeped in customer journeys, keep a running list of campaign ROIs and…

This New York-Based Agency's Snapchat Savvy Comes From Personal Insights

The 88's clients include Men's Wearhouse, Adidas Originals and St-Germain

Specs Who (L. to r.) The 88 production director Adam Copeland; managing director Connor Bryant; strategy director Sophie Hauptfuhrer; and founder and creative director Harry Bernstein What Social media agency Where New York For brands like Men's…

Chandelier Creative Decamps to an Artsy East Hampton Retreat

Agency for Bergdorf Goodman and Target keeps it weird

Richard Christiansen, founder and creative director of New York-based Chandelier Creative, is a rarity in today’s agency world. While most indie shop heads pat themselves on the backs for generous…

This Week's Must-Haves: a Case That Turns Your iPhone Into an Underwater Camera

Plus, Vans' new Nike collab and an easy Wi-Fi upgrade

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting a waterproof iPhone camera case, Nintendo-inspired kicks, a Bluetooth-enabled lock and more. Take a look!

Facetime: Celebrating the Tony Awards and TV

Anna Wintour, Serena Williams, Billy Eichner and more

Oprah Winfrey celebrated The Color Purple’s Tony award in New York while Billy Eichner celebrated his eponymous TV show in Los Angeles. Vogue’s Anna Wintour joined Serena Williams at the…

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