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L'eggs Attempts a Comeback: Too L'ittle Too L'ate? Try on the new spot, and some vintage pantyhose ads

Just because Kate Middleton can rock sheer pantyhose doesn't mean 20- and 30-something women all over the place will follow her lead. Or does it? L'eggs, the brand that pioneered…

November 9, 2011, 11:11 AM EST

Vooray's Ludicrous Lake-Jumping Video Is Neck-Breakingly Awesome Who's up for a ride?

We've seen giant waterslides on YouTube before, and have come to expect footage from them to be extensively doctored. But this clip, filmed last Saturday in Paradise, Utah, and released…

September 1, 2011, 2:48 PM EDT

JCPenney Pulls T-Shirt Celebrating Girls 'Too Pretty to Do Homework' Retailer grovels on Facebook

And now for your social media shit storm of the day: JCPenney is madly backtracking and apologizing on Facebook for selling a T-shirt that reads, "I'm too pretty to do…

August 31, 2011, 12:21 PM EDT

Dennis Hopper Lives! (And He's Selling Vans Shoes and Apparel) Late actor looms large on NYC and L.A. billboards

Dennis Hopper—undead, gigantic and loose on the streets of New York and Los Angeles? This is a bad trip, man! In fact, it's an ad campaign by skater brand Vans…

August 16, 2011, 8:40 AM EDT

Kate Moss-Inspired 'Nothing Tastes as Good as Skinny Feels' Ads Banned in U.K.

While Australia frets about aggressive M&M's, the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority is taking on a worthier target (for once): anorexia. The board has just banned Zazzle ads for children's T-shirts…

August 10, 2011, 8:42 AM EDT

Levi's Thinks It's a Good Time for Riot Imagery in Ads Questionable timing for new European spots

It's a little risky to embrace youthful rebellion in advertising right now, given that the real-world examples involve so much looting and burning. It's odd, then, that Levi's isn't at…

August 9, 2011, 12:42 PM EDT

Clothing Brand's Lolitas Seduce and Torment Aging Security Guard

Speaking of elder abuse (see: the recent DirecTV ad)‚ teen brand YMI has a raging good time siccing a couple of Lolita types on an ancient security guard in the…

July 19, 2011, 12:22 PM EDT

Levi's Blows Up Berlin Walls in Attempt to Look Cool

Watching things explode on camera is really cool. Just ask Michael Bay. Or Levi's and Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam. The agency turned to Portuguese street artist Vhils to help create…

July 14, 2011, 5:38 PM EDT

Notable Work: Protest TSA Searches With T-Shirts Printed in Metallic Ink

The U.S. won a Gold Lion at the Cannes festival Monday in the Promo & Activation Lions category for an ingenious campaign that fuses politics and fashion: 4th Amendment Wear,…

June 20, 2011, 4:02 PM EDT

PacSun Tells Kids to Dress Irresponsibly, Listen to Sinatra

Finally, clothing makers have given our teens a choice. Do you want to actually be stupid or just dress irresponsibly? PacSun is advocating the latter in this new campaign by…

June 1, 2011, 9:55 AM EDT