Homophobes Offended by 'Lesbian' Images of Women Kissing Themselves

London department store Harvey Nichols got into a bit of hot water with homophobes for their 2012 "love thyself" beauty campaign. The ads show women who are about to make out with their own reflections. The idea being, "you'll love your new look so much, you'll go to town on yourself!" It's cute and harmless; I dig… »3/08/13 1:20pm3/08/13 1:20pm

Advertising Standards Authority Says There's No Shame in 'Walk of Shame' Ad

There's no shame in the one night stand, says the UK's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which ruled that a Harvey Nichols video advertisement depicting skimpily-dressed women blinking in the morning daylight as they slink by construction workers, eat street food, and stumble in heels "did not reinforce… »3/21/12 12:00pm3/21/12 12:00pm

Wallace & Gromit Go High Fashion • Afghan Prez Pardons Bayonet Gang-Rapists

Posh UK department store Harvey Nichols has launched »8/25/08 5:30pm8/25/08 5:30pm an ad campaign starring Wallace, Gromit, and Wallace's love interest Lady Campanula. • The of rural Australian women moving to urban areas to peruse education and better jobs has lead to a "gender imbalance" all over the country. • The are in full swing in Hong…
English high-end retailer Harvey Nicks is doing, uh, absolutely nothing to reverse gender stereotype

English high-end retailer Harvey Nicks is doing, uh, absolutely nothing to reverse gender stereotypes. Their latest advert (as they call it on that side of the pond) features a graph that makes a connection between the height of a woman's heels and the attractiveness of the sort of man she can land. Let us say from… »1/16/08 1:45pm1/16/08 1:45pm

Ralph Lauren Is Really F'ing Rich, And Not Particularly Embarrassed About It!

  • Everyone's favorite self-hating Jew, Ralph Lifshitz, is the highest-paid "vendor" (what they call "manufacturers" that don't really manufacture) in apparel. No really, it's not just a fantasy image he uses to get you to buy those horrid Big Pony shirts: dude is loaded. [WWD, sub req'd]
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