Fashion Insiders Sad Their Pseudo-Controversial Ads Are Boring Us All

Unfortunately, it seems that outrage provoked by fashion advertisements is a finite resource that's all but vanished, leaving behind nothing but a Pinterest board filled with overexposed photographs of handbags and the dried-up husk of an Abercrombie catalog from 1998. How the world suffers now. » 7/28/14 5:50pm Yesterday 5:50pm

Katy Perry's New Perfume Ad Is a Socio-Political Nightmare

Katy Perry is the undeniable queen of glitzy glammy things that miss the mark. Whether it's sporting a ridiculous grill in an Ancient Egypt-themed music video or giving a performance in a smorgasbord of pan-Asian imagery (a visual P.F. Chang's), or having her backup dancers wear bodysuits that resemble a caricature » 7/11/14 1:00pm 7/11/14 1:00pm

Period-Obsessed Tween Opens a New Chapter in Great Menstrual Marketing

The team behind HelloFlo has followed up last summer's blockbuster commercial hit with a new ad for their period starter kits. This tween is so Judy Blume-ready to get her period that she fakes it with nail polish on a pad, prompting her mother to throw her a First Moon Party as "punishment." I wish these parties were… » 6/18/14 3:00pm 6/18/14 3:00pm