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Adidas Poland Launches Instagram Game to Promote Cleats Users can win free shoes by liking pics

Putting a unique spin on the "beautiful game," Adidas Poland has found a novel way to get users to like its Adidas Predator soccer cleats. The company claims it has…

August 26, 2014, 1:37 PM EDT

Vans Celebrates Its Fans and Their Lifestyles With Incredible Documentary Series 'Living Off the Wall'

Vans has released an ambitious new documentary project titled "Living Off the Wall" with a gorgeous scrolling website and so much great content that no one in their right mind…

February 18, 2014, 10:59 AM EST

Running Shoe's Magazine Ad With Dead Dog Just Makes People Really Sad And the brand really sorry

Running-shoe brand Pearl Izumi recently learned, as we all must, that "Run until you kill your dog" isn't a message the public is ready to accept. This print ad, which…

September 10, 2013, 2:21 PM EDT

Crocs 'Very Concerned' About Fake Ad Showing Its Wearers Kissing OK, it's also a bad spot

You may have seen an uncharacteristically bawdy ad for Crocs on the Internet this week. Well, it turns out it was fake (it was apparently a spec spot from London…

August 2, 2013, 11:52 AM EDT

Converse Has More Springfield in Its Step With New Simpsons Sneakers For kids and sorta-grownups

Let's say it like Comic Book Guy: Best. Collaboration. Ever. Fox's dysfunctional yet loving animated family, The Simpsons, have joined with Converse for a line of screen-printed Chuck Taylor sneakers.…

June 25, 2013, 11:04 AM EDT

It's Man vs. Cheetah in Super Bowl Ad Teaser for Skechers Mr. Quiggly's company switches species

A dog lover last year with its generally well-received "Mr. Quiggly" spot, Skechers is suddenly into cats for this year's Super Bowl. The spot, scheduled to air during the two-minute warning…

January 20, 2013, 8:59 AM EST

Diesel Relaunches 1993 Shoe With 'Pre-Internet' Campaign A return to the good old days

The pre-Internet world—just before the boom, circa 1993—hella sucked. I am, of course, too young to remember that dark and disturbing era, since I'm only 9 years old. But if…

December 6, 2012, 12:40 PM EST

Puma and ASOS Profile the Crazy Graffiti Rebels of São Paulo A gritty look at tagging subculture

Our outlaws have become fairly mainstream. See: Banksy, Batman's Bane, FX's Sons of Anarchy. But even against that backdrop, this brand-sponsored short film is badass. Featuring a group of guys…

October 1, 2012, 9:30 AM EDT

Tom Brady Excels at Imaginary Football in Latest UGG Spot Patriots QB makes it look easy

Tom Brady and UGG were always a perfect match, if only because people always muttered the brand name, inadvertently, when they heard he was endorsing it. Still, the pairing doesn't…

September 6, 2012, 12:38 PM EDT

Nike Giving Away Weird Shoes to Weirdest 'ParaNorman' Fans Twitter contest calls for odd childhood pics

Nike and LAIKA Studios are reaching out to weirdos with a Twitter contest promoting the movie ParaNorman, which hit theaters last week. Fans who follow ParaNorman's official Twitter account @ParaNorman…

August 21, 2012, 12:03 PM EDT