Posts tagged "benetton"

Transgender Model Lea T Speaks! (And Seems Totally Awesome)

Brazilian/Italian model Lea T. made waves in 2010 when she revealed that she was transgender. And for the first time, thanks to this Benetton video, we're finally hearing her speak about it. "I say everything about myself, it's too complicated to keep a secret," says Lea. We agree, and we're super stoked that Lea seem…
By: Julie Gerstein / January 28, 2013

Does Benetton’s New Campaign Totally Miss the Mark?

United Colors of Benetton made a name for itself in the '80s and '90s for provocative, envelope-pushing advertising that urged consumers to question their cultural assumptions and values. But that was nearly 20 years ago, and since then, Benetton has struggled to find its foothold. For their newest campaign, they collaborated with "research communication center"…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 16, 2011

Benetton’s Having A Model Contest!

Finally, a chance for normal people to represent: United Colors of Benetton is holding a global casting competition for its spring campaign, and they're looking for non-models to do the job. All you have to do is build your profile by uploading your best pics--at least one close-up and one full-length--and explain a little…
By: Leonora Epstein / February 9, 2010