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Topic: Photoshop

When This Lingerie Brand Stopped Photoshopping Models, Sales Shot Up 9% Aerie's pledge is paying off

Aerie's bold decision to ditch Photoshop and other retouching tools in its lingerie ads may be paying off in more than just good karma and public approval. According to Business Insider,…

November 4, 2014, 5:00 PM EST

ModCloth Signs Pledge to Avoid Retouching Photos of its Models Photoshopped images will get 'Truth in Advertising' labels

Ever wish advertisers would just admit when they've airbrushed their models? Online retailer ModCloth promised to do so when it became the first retailer to sign the "Heroes Pledge for Advertisers."…

August 22, 2014, 4:42 PM EDT

The Debate With Controversial Magazine Covers Is Alive and Well Risks are not necessarily being rewarded

In the past four months, there’s been a barrage of magazine cover controversies. Kate Winslet, Lady Gaga and Kerry Washington were seen as being overly airbrushed by Vogue, Glamour and…

February 2, 2014, 10:02 PM EST

Lady Gaga Criticizes Own Glamour Cover 'I do not look like this when I wake up in the morning'

When it comes to overzealous airbrushing on magazine covers, there's no shortage of media outlets ready to call out the perpetrators. But rarely do complaints come from cover stars themselves—and…

November 12, 2013, 7:25 PM EST

Are Magazines Downplaying the Figures of Plus-Size Stars? Critics say Elle 'covered up' actress on current issue

Elle magazine has come under fire for allegedly downplaying the plus-size figure of actress Melissa McCarthy on its latest cover. Critics are saying Elle purposely tried to hide the Bridesmaids…

October 17, 2013, 7:07 PM EDT

Adobe Live-Photoshops People Into Bus-Stop Ads in Ambush That's Actually Not Awful Erik Johansson makes you smile

The notion of being secretly photographed, digitally manipulated and publicly displayed might make some folks shudder. But the furtive surveillance in Adobe's "Street Retouch" stunt, via Swedish agency Abby Norm,…

June 10, 2013, 9:11 AM EDT

Portrait: Digital Pulp An ad agency that seeks to juice technology in all kinds of ways for its clients

Specs Who (l. to r.) Partners Ron Fierman, president, CEO; Mitchell Caplan, managing director; Gene Lewis, creative director; Sarah Blecher, executive producer What Digital ad agency Where New York offices Digital Pulp was founded…

December 13, 2012, 6:22 AM EST

Kate Moss Airbrushed Within Inches of Her Life in New Fashion Ads Chilean clothier strikes again

At 38, Kate Moss has aged better than most hard-partying it-girls could hope to. But apparently that's not good enough for Chilean fashion line Basement. Having already forced her into…

December 4, 2012, 11:47 AM EST

Teen's Petition Leads to 'Seventeen' Body Image Pledge 14-year-old asked mag to show more 'real girls'

Two months ago, 14-year-old Julia Bluhm of Waterville, ME decided that she was tired of listening to her ballet classmates complain about their bodies, which weren’t always as rail-thin or…

July 3, 2012, 1:29 PM EDT

The Lash Stand Will new attitudes and regulatory oversight hit delete on some photo retouching in print ads?

The Very Famous Pop Diva insisted that her magazine headshots were absolutely not retouched. That straight white smile? Hers. That luminous skin? Hers. The big beautiful eyes? Hers, all hers,…

May 29, 2012, 12:01 AM EDT

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