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Miami Girl With Down Syndrome Is Face of Swimwear Ad Campaign Valentina Guerrero models for Dolores Cortés

Models with Down syndrome have been making inroads into advertising lately as part of ensemble casts in circulars and catalogs. Now, a 10-month-old Miami girl, Valentina Guerrero, is fronting a…

July 23, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT

Harvey Nichols Ads Advise Against Wetting Oneself Over Sale Fashion retailer gets incontinent

It's a shame Harvey Nichols doesn't sell adult underpants to go with its chic fashions. It seems customers might need the protection, given the urinary trouble the British retailer expects…

June 8, 2012, 1:46 PM EDT

Store Clothes Now Have Real-Time 'Like' Counts Built Into the Hangers Social baked into retail experience

Is this cool or crazy? Probably more of the latter. In Brazil, fashion retailer C&A has rolled out a program called Fashion Like. People can "like" certain articles of clothing…

May 7, 2012, 4:23 PM EDT

Kenneth Cole Pulls NYC Billboard Critical of Teachers King of puns makes more enemies

Some say Kenneth Cole will never learn. I'm more of the opinion that he has absorbed some lessons—like how to court controversy and coverage while (mostly) avoiding real carnage—all too…

May 1, 2012, 9:50 AM EDT

Video-Game Characters Model the Latest Prada Fashions Real and virtual worlds continue to blur

Many's the time I've hung around the watercooler, musing, "What would the characters from Final Fantasy XIII-2 look like dressed in fashions by Prada?" Now we know, thanks to a…

April 6, 2012, 11:30 AM EDT

Demi Moore Gets Her Old Young Face Back in Helena Rubinstein Ads Another Photoshop travesty

Photoshopping in fashion ads is something that gets bloggers foaming at the mouth every time they see it. And while it's probably something we all need to get over, Demi…

March 21, 2012, 10:28 AM EDT

H&M in Social-Media Scuffle Ahead of Its Super Bowl Spot Brand accused of stealing a design

In the worst timing imaginable for H&M, the clothing store is trying to put out a fire in social media just days before it's set to air its first Super…

January 25, 2012, 11:29 AM EST

Diesel Fills Your Life With Giant Robots, Eggs and Hammers Mert & Marcus shoot loony new print ads

Diesel is advertising its spring and summer 2012 clothing line under the banner "Portraits for Successful Living." So, what do you need to have a successful life? You can start…

January 19, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

World's Most Stunning Beauty Product: Fotoshop by Adobé Transform your look today

Wait, advertising and mass media perpetuate a bogus standard of fair-faced, rock-abbed, slim-framed beauty that's unattainable for most folks in real life? Whoa, when did that happen? Cue California filmmaker…

January 11, 2012, 8:43 AM EST

Weird Naked Dude Bathes Behind Kiddies in French Fashion Ad Image pulled from website, but is stuck in catalog

This has been kicking around for a day or two, but it's too weird not to mention: Upscale French fashion chain La Redoute committed the most bizarre of advertising fails…

January 6, 2012, 8:42 AM EST