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Topic: Calvin Klein

Why We're All So Stoked for the '90s

Marketers and TV execs join the cultural obsession with a calmer time

Beck wins the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, Missy Elliott plays the Super Bowl halftime show, and Suge Knight is up to no good. The cool kids are…

Are Brands Finally Tiring of All Those Sexy Super Bowl Ads?

For effectiveness, it's best not to have skin in the game

Sex's ability to sell brands is often seen as an article of faith in the ad business, and the Super Bowl is the biggest house of worship. Ever since Noxema first…

SNL Piles On by Ruthlessly Mocking Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein Ads

Kate McKinnon is a perfect clone

You gotta hand it to Biebs. He had the balls to show his (heavily Photoshopped) nuts to the world in the latest ads for Calvin Klein underpants. But given the kid's—aherm—the…

Justin Bieber Claims Untouched Calvin Klein Photo Is Fake

Pop star causes quite a buzzy controversy

Justin Bieber sure made a lot of noise on the Internet this week. On Friday, the music website BreatheHeavy.com published what it claimed to be an untouched image from the pop…

This GIF Shows You Just How Photoshopped Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein Ads Were [UPDATED]

Bieber says the unretouched photo is fake

UPDATE, Jan. 10: Justin Bieber's team insists the unretouched Calvin Klein photo below, showing a scrawnier, less well-endowed Bieber, is fake. The photo was posted to BreatheHeavy.com, but after getting…

Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein Ads Make Everyone Everywhere Question Everything

So, hot or not?

Stop the presses. Justin Bieber is making a Justin Bieber face in ads for Calvin Klein, and people are losing their minds. "Is he actually hot in these pictures?" some people…

Q&A: Why Brands and Celebs Turn to Coty to Create Their Fragrances

Marketing chief Steve Mormoris on selling seduction

When a celebrity launches a fragrance, it is Coty to whom they turn. And when Coty sought to reinvigorate its fragrance division last year, it was to Steve Mormoris that…

Want to Sell a Dorky Product? Just Add Electric Guitars

From polyester slacks to milk

Fifty years ago, a clothing company called Glen Oaks Industries, renting office space in a faded building on 34th Street, was battling it out with countless other brands in New…

Louis CK One Is a Mashup That Smells Like Perfection

Self-loathing and despair with hints of citrus

What do you get when you combine the soulless, artsy advertising imagery of CK One with the doughy, balding, angst-sweaty magnificence of Louis C.K.? One awesome Tumblr, that's what. Louis CK…

Men’s Fitness Lets Readers Sample Scents

Sales of male grooming products continue to grow

Scent-loving guys will find a bonus in the November issue of Men’s Fitness: fragrance samples in the editorial pages. Global sales of men’s grooming products have grown an average of 6…

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