Jean Paul Gaultier

Nicola Formichetti Has Come a Long Way From Lady Gaga’s ‘Meat Dress’

You might not know the name Nicola Formichetti, and yet even the least fashion-savvy among us is sure to have seen his work.

Chanel Got 1.8 Million Instagram Followers Virtually out of Nowhere

After only one day of Instagram work, Chanel is already ahead of a good number of its high-end fashion competitors in terms of audience on the social channel.

Perspective: Hey, Sailor

It was Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart who, in 1964, famously said that while he couldn’t define pornography, he knew it when he saw it. Potter’s oft-quoted analysis bears mentioning because it also applies to the advertising world.

Ad of the Day: Diet Coke

Diet soda is one of the few substances scientifically known to be ingested by fashion models. So, it's not completely off the wall that Jean Paul Gaultier has been named creative director for Diet Coke in Europe. (He replaces Karl Lagerfeld in the role.) What is off the wall is the new ad campaign Gaultier is doing for the brand.

Gaultier lesbian ad not quite what it appears

Fashion advertising is long past being scandalized by little lesbianism. But what if one of the women isn't actually a woman? That's sure to get you some meta buzz, as […]