Archive | January, 2013

REMEMBER THAT BRAD PITT CHANEL AD? THE ONE THAT WAS WIDELY SPOOFED, DERIDED AND MOCKED? GUESS WHAT HAPPENED NEXT?

For Chanel, it is as if the global slowdown, slow recovery and recession never happened. The brand has gone from strength to strength, posting massive gains in the face of challenging market conditions. This from Bloomberg: ” When Chanel SAS stocked boutiques in November with its latest range of 4,000-euro ($5,380) dresses and 3,200-euro quilted […]

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BADVERTISING. THE STORY OF ROSEA POSEY’S “JUDGEMENTS,” AND CURVY KATE LINGERIE.

Great stuff. This is what the artist herself says about the work: ” Working on this project really made me examine my own opinions, preconceptions and prejudices about “slutty” women and women who choose to cover all of their skin alike. I used to assume that all women who wore Hijabs were being oppressed, slut-shame, and […]

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