Topic: Calvin Klein

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…

January 8, 2014, 10:40 AM EST

David Fincher Directs Rooney Mara in Calvin Klein Fragrance Ad Take a trip Downtown

David Fincher's Calvin Klein commercial starring Rooney Mara exists in a dreary, dreamless dimension beyond banality and cliché. It occupies a zone so soullessly stylized that "style" loses all meaning…

July 12, 2013, 9:32 AM EDT

Calvin Klein billboard secretly curses at you

Some eagle-eyed, right-thinking patriots in lower Manhattan have blown the lid off a subliminal advertising scandal. The offender is this Calvin Klein billboard at East Houston and Lafeyette, which sneakily…

March 29, 2011, 8:40 AM EDT

Calvin Klein ads banned for promoting rape

Another week, another Calvin Klein ad campaign in trouble. This one, starring Dutch model Lara Stone, has been banned in Australia for being "suggestive of violence and rape." Australia's ad…

October 21, 2010, 3:07 PM EDT

Calvin Klein needs to ramp up its raciness

So Calvin Klein went and put a QR code over the billboard on Houston Street where past racy ads have caused predictable scandals. Scanning the code lets you get…

July 29, 2010, 12:01 PM EDT

Calvin Klein's models better seen, not heard

It's not every day someone forwards you an ad with the question, "You wanna see a bunch of naked cursing dudes?" Um … maybe? Calvin Klein's new X…

March 19, 2010, 9:36 AM EDT

Calvin's orgy ad causes predictable scandal

Calvin Klein doing something risque? I know you're all shocked. But an enormous billboard in New York's SoHo district, which has been up for a month, has people talking…

June 16, 2009, 9:42 AM EDT

Calvin Klein models lounge around no more

Dear Calvin Klein: Kudos on your "New Movement" campaign from Full Contact for your performance wear! The work is certainly eye-catching and tries to do something different in the fashion…

October 10, 2008, 8:46 AM EDT