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Topic: Fashion

An Amputee, a Paralympian, a Size 18: U.K. Retailer Has the Most Unique Fashion Models Ever

Debenhams does it again

Britain's Debenhams is once again broadcasting its commitment to diversity by using nontraditional models to promote its fashion collections. The department store won an award last year for similar efforts.…

Abercrombie & Fitch Covers 'What Does the Fox Say?' in Mind-Blowing Parody

Even odder than the original?

Dog goes woof. Cat goes meow. But what do the shirtless Abercrombie & Fitch models say? They're so good looking, who cares?! Behold A&F's hunks, stripped to the waist and pleasingly…

Tom and Gisele Strut and Sing Their Way Through Their Latest Ads

New spots for UGG, H&M

It's a good week to be the Bündchen-Brady offspring. Their already-considerable trust funds likely just got even fatter, as their telegenic, brand-bait parents—that would be supermodel Gisele and football star…

Dr. Martens Stands for Nonconformity, but Mostly for Selling Lots of Shoes

New ad reeks of try-hard marketing cool

I can't stand it! As soon as you run around telling anyone who'll listen that you're hip, subversive and rebellious, you're not. Especially if you do it in a commercial…

Kelly Cutrone Rips Dove Campaign, Says Consumers Want the Skinny Look

'It doesn't make me want to buy Dove'

Dove's "Real Beauty" campaign doesn't have many vocal critics, but here's one: Kelly Cutrone, founder of fashion PR firm People's Revolution and star of The Hills, The City and Kell…

Abercrombie & Fitch Recycles Decade-Old Campaign Idea, Figuring You Won't Remember Anyway

New 'Stars on the Rise'

Apparently unable to think up a new idea vapid enough for its liking, Abercrombie & Fitch—the self-proclaimed brand for the cool kids!—revisits its "Stars on the Rise" campaign from the…

H&M Winning Raves for Having a Normal-Looking Woman Model Its Beachwear

Jennie Runk gets starring role

It would be nice if we didn't live in a world where this is considered news, but for better or worse, it is. H&M has selected a swimwear model who…

Anti-Anorexia Ads Imagine If Real Women Looked Like Fashion Illustrations

Another sketch-based campaign from Brazil

In keeping with current trends, Brazilian modeling agency Star Models is using illustrations to address body image issues. But its effort is more grim and cautionary than Dove's hotly debated…

Three's Company in Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola's New Prada Short Film

Trio of Candy L'Eau teasers

From flatulence to fancy perfume, I've had a fragrant week at AdFreak. Prada has commissioned a short film by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola to tout its Candy L'Eau scent.…

Dita Von Teese Models an Incredible 3-D Printed Gown

Design based on the Fibonacci sequence

It shouldn't really count as news when Dita Von Teese models something, but she recently showed off a 3-D printed nylon gown based on the Fibonacci sequence, which is cool…

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