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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

H&M Under Fire for Putting Models' Heads on Perfect CGI Bodies Retailer streamlines images online

H&M is taking some heat for pasting the heads of real models on computer-generated bodies in swimwear and lingerie photos on its site. To be more precise, the client is…

December 7, 2011, 11:10 AM EST

Walk of Shame Is a Stride of Pride in a Harvey Nichols Dress Ladies, hold your head up high

U.K. fashion retailer Harvey Nichols' new commercial by DDB London for its womenswear line suggests its clothing always looks good, even the morning after a night of regrettable post-holiday-office-party sex.…

December 6, 2011, 8:59 AM EST

Woman Burned at the Stake in Weirdo Jewelry Ad No actual models were harmed in making of this spot

Here's your totally loony fashion-related ad of the day—a spot from Norway's Bjørg Jewellery (and directors Matias & Mathias) in which a woman gets burned at the stake. It's called…

November 29, 2011, 10:02 AM EST

Another Fashion Ad Banned Because of a Too-Skinny Model Drop Dead images called 'socially irresponsible'

Britain's Ad Standards Authority just put the axe to a Drop Dead clothing ad because of a complaint that the model was too skinny. The ASA agreed that it was…

November 11, 2011, 1:36 PM EST

Great Moments in Fashion Ads: Supermodel on a Hamster Wheel Spot for Versace's H&M collection

In an upcoming ad for the much-anticipated Versace collection at H&M, a supermodel gets stuck on a giant hamster wheel. That's exactly how I feel chasing all these limited-time designer…

October 27, 2011, 1:33 PM EDT

Is Harmony Korine's New Fashion Ad Crazy Offensive, or Just Crazy? Proenza Schouler spot has Native American theme

Some people are on the warpath about Harmony Korine's new branded short film "Snowballs," backing Native American-inspired fall clothing from fashion line Proenza Schouler. Adjectives used to describe the clip…

October 20, 2011, 10:20 AM EDT

Forever 21 Appeals to Girls Who Are 'Allergic to Algebra' Another day, another questionable T-shirt

Forever 21 is whizzing on the same electric fence that JCPenney did by selling a T-shirt that tells girls it ain't cool to be smart. While Penney's shirt advised girls…

September 14, 2011, 9:07 AM EDT