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Topic: Holidays

NYC Sparkles in Ogilvy's Gorgeous Animated Christmas Ad for Tiffany Psyop adds more magic to the season

Ice shimmers on the streets of New York in Ogilvy & Mather's animated holiday ad for Tiffany & Co. It sparkles from the trees and bridges, too. Its glow radiates…

November 18, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

Kmart and Joe Boxer Go for Belly Laughs in Holiday Sequel to 'Jingle Balls' More musical body parts from FCB

Kmart and Joe Boxer's "Show Your Joe" ad (rechristened "Jingle Balls" by some) was one of the big hits of 2013's holiday season—to the tune of 18 million YouTube views. Now,…

November 17, 2014, 1:45 PM EST

Ad of the Day: Sainsbury's Recreates Famous 1914 Christmas Truce in Stunning New Ad Ringan Ledwidge directs AMV BBDO's remarkable story of sharing

Monty the penguin has his first real competition for best Christmas ad of the year, as Sainsbury's just rolled out a remarkable long-form spot that couldn't be more different than…

November 13, 2014, 7:24 AM EST

All of Britain Sings 'Let It Go' in Vodafone's Christmas Ad You've heard of this song, I presume

"Let It Go" is so played out at this point, some might consider it a lump of coal in their stockings. But that hasn't stopped Vodafone U.K. and RKCR/Y&R from…

November 12, 2014, 12:19 PM EST

Tesco Puts On an Insane Christmas Light Show, Proves Commitment to Holiday Spirit Time to start digging out those ornaments, folks

The annual British Christmas ad wars are heating up, and Tesco wants people to know it's armed with lots of the obligatory bright lights and endearingly ridiculous ornaments. A new TV…

November 12, 2014, 10:09 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Grandmas Know What Grown Princesses Want for Christmas, and It's Not a Pony More offbeat holiday cheer from adam&eveDDB

Christmas creep is pretty much here, so it's time for an ad about opening gifts. Luckily, this one's good for some laughs. The spot, for Mulberry, is adam&eveDDB's first work for…

November 12, 2014, 9:26 AM EST

Ad of the Day: Winged Fairies Spread Magic and Joy in Marks & Spencer's Christmas Ad Enchanting work from RKCR/Y&R

John Lewis went the heartwarming, emotional route for Christmas, while Boots and Waitrose took more down-to-earth approaches. Now, Marks & Spencer eschews its celebrity focus of the recent past to…

November 11, 2014, 10:53 AM EST

The Story of Rubik's Cube, the World’s Most Popular Toy A perennial puzzle turns 40

The event, in case you missed it, was called the Zonhoven Open. It took place in Belgium last March, and it witnessed 18-year-old Mats Valk do something remarkable. The lanky…

November 10, 2014, 12:03 AM EST

U.K. Pharmacy Boots Celebrates Family in Its Quietly Lovely Christmas Ad Heartwarming moments on Boxing Day

John Lewis may have won Christmas with its penguin ad, but Mother London's holiday spot for British pharmacy chain Boots is an impressive stocking stuffer in its own right. Director Noam…

November 7, 2014, 1:33 PM EST

Ad of the Day: John Lewis May Have Already Won Christmas With Its Adorable Penguin Ad Story of magic and love through a child's eyes is almost perfect

There's enormous pressure on John Lewis and adam&eveDDB to deliver an incredible Christmas ad every year—Christmas, after all, being Britain's version of the Super Bowl when it comes to advertising. This…

November 6, 2014, 8:02 AM EST

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