Posts tagged "fake"

Nike Confirms “My Butt Is Big” Ad Is A Fake

You called it, Jezebel. The "My butt is big" Nike ad the blogosphere has been buzzing about all week is actually a fake. Jezebel and AdAge.com, an advertising industry blog, checked with Nike and Nike's agency, who confirmed it's bootylicious, but it's not real! Instead, it's just a canny knock-off of Nike's actual 2005 "My

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 6, 2010

Christian Louboutin Takes On Imposters

Everyone knows that buying fake products contributes to terrible working conditions and child labor, but for some reason, New York City's Canal Street is still full of tourists, desperate for a bad Louis Vuitton or Coach knockoff. But that's not the only way to score a fake. Clueless shoppers buy knockoffs online every day, and…

By: Bianca Posterli / May 16, 2010

5 Tips On How To Avoid Fake Designer Scams

Luxury brand giant LVMH -- they own Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Marc Jacobs and pretty much everything else that makes you salivate -- is suing Google for letting non-LVMH companies associate their websites with search terms like "Louis Vuitton." What this basically means is that people with shady handbag websites are buying ad spots for their…

By: Lily Q / March 22, 2010

The Best Things In Life To Fake

I am not a huge fan of "keeping it real." Real often sucks. Where does real usually leave me? For starters: pale, too broke to afford jewelry I really want, mousy mop-topped and sleep deprived. I am not suggesting we all become cookie-cutter Barbies and I am all for embracing what nature gave us, yet…

By: Ali Jawin / June 25, 2009