Posts tagged "sex in advertising"

Let Me Comb Your Hair, Little Man

Tom Ford's relentless campaign to sex up the world will not be stopped, dammit! [Fashion Gone Rogue]…

By: Susannah Breslin / January 19, 2010

Is Nancy Botwin A Hooker Or A Drug Dealer?

I was making my way through the subway station this morning, when BAM! there was Mary-Louise Parker, splayed out across a spider web wearing a green bustier and bejeweled undies. Great!, I thought, another season of "Weeds" is on its way. But why do they have to make Mary-Louise all sexy to advertise the show?

By: Catherine Strawn / May 22, 2009

Underage Sex In Advertising Attracts Older Consumers

ABC News has a big story out today that talks about sex in advertising. American Apparel, BMW, and Gossip Girl are just a few of the latest brands to embrace carnal desire in print ads, but they're taking it a step farther by putting people who look very young in provocative positions to draw attentio…

By: Catherine Strawn / July 29, 2008