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American Apparel, Gap Blasted for Hurricane Sandy Ad Fails Stormy sales pitches get chilly reception

Clothing brands appear to have committed the biggest brand fails of Hurricane Sandy, with both American Apparel and Gap forgetting that death and loss make a poor springboard for promotional…

October 30, 2012, 1:54 PM EDT

Nike's New Women's Athletic Tights Cut to the Bone Skeleton prints are pretty groovy

We've reached the point where having a skeleton is bold and empowering, judging by Nike's new X-Ray Bones women's athletic tights. They do look pretty cool. And as Blisstree's Hanna…

October 19, 2012, 11:20 AM EDT

Glenn Beck Selling New Line of Jeans to Manly American Rocket Builders Take that, Levi's

Real men build rocket ships with their bare hands. Real men wear Glenn Beck jeans. They're American jeans, partly because they were made in America but mostly because Glenn Beck…

October 16, 2012, 9:20 AM EDT

Mind the Gap! First Advertiser Jumps Aboard the MetroCard Card gets you 20 percent off at Gap in NYC

New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority has begun rolling out ads on the front of its MetroCards. First stop: the Gap, which exhorts riders to "Be bright NYC," with the word…

October 9, 2012, 7:13 AM EDT

Wonderbra App Gives You X-Ray Vision to See Beneath Model's Clothing Peek at Adriana Cernanova's lingerie

Wonderbra has come out with a new "Decoder" app, perhaps inspired by the X-ray specs advertised in old comic books—or more probably by something very similar that outdoor-clothing retailer Moosejaw…

October 3, 2012, 9:39 AM EDT

Puma and ASOS Profile the Crazy Graffiti Rebels of São Paulo A gritty look at tagging subculture

Our outlaws have become fairly mainstream. See: Banksy, Batman's Bane, FX's Sons of Anarchy. But even against that backdrop, this brand-sponsored short film is badass. Featuring a group of guys…

October 1, 2012, 9:30 AM EDT

High-Tech Socks Easily Sorted With Embedded Microchip, iPhone App Samy Liechti proudly shows off his invention

Have you ever wondered to yourself, Why isn't there a microchip in my sock? No, you haven't. Because it is a sock, and not a computer. But Samy Liechti, founder…

September 21, 2012, 1:13 PM EDT

Maru, the Internet's Top Cat, Goes to Work for Uniqlo Japanese clothier also taps Joe Montana for ads

Joe Montana won four Super Bowls quarterbacking the San Francisco 49ers. Maru the cat couldn't throw a forward pass to save his life. Unlike some pitch-kitties, he doesn't even have…

September 5, 2012, 9:10 AM EDT

Nike Looking Forward to 2032 Cairo Olympics Jordan Brand dreams of next great basketball rivalry

Nike continues to hog the advertising spotlight around this year's Olympics despite not being an actual Olympic sponsor. In addition to the brand's stellar "Find Your Greatness" spots, Wieden +…

August 7, 2012, 9:36 AM EDT

Jason Priestley Goes Back to School, This Time as a Teacher Old Navy continues its 1990s TV fixation

Old Navy's 1990s TV flashback advertising continues, moving on from the stars of Blossom to the dreamboat king of Beverly Hills, 90210. This time, Jason Priestley's been cast as an…

August 3, 2012, 5:04 PM EDT

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