the comments on the gillette ad prove why it's necessary
Evidently toxic masculinity isn't going anywhere. For now.
beauty week 2018
exploring the relationship between perfume and gender
Katie Puckrick wants people to stop trying to define whether the fluid in a particular bottle is “for women” or “for men,” and start thinking about what makes you smell good.
why we need stronger lgbt+ representation in advertising
It’s probably not a massive shock that LGBT+ people are woefully under represented in advertising -- and then there’s the sad fact that the most complained about ad of 2016 was a builder in heels. So what’s being done to change this? We find out.
calvin klein on creating fashion’s most provocative advertisements
On the release of his first book, we spoke to the legendary designer to find out what really comes between him and his Calvin’s.
emerging brands are taking ‘sex sells’ to new extremes
Allusion and innuendo are so 2016.
why can’t fashion quit smoking?
Fashion’s love of cigarettes is a lingering example of advertisers manipulating women’s self-image to sell them something they don’t really want.
why do brands think they can be agents for social change?
We’re living through an age where we need to take more direct action than ever. But should we be relying on brands to take a stand as well?
'american spirit' is roe ethridge's original look at a twisted country
New and not-so-new work from the conceptual artist who infiltrates the fashion and advertising worlds to subvert them.
david lachapelle on the positive power of advertising
After shooting the new #makelovenotwalls campaign for Diesel, the legendary photographer shares his thoughts about how we can all stay optimistic that a brighter and more exciting tomorrow is possible.
science confirms size diversity is even more important than we thought
A study investigating the effect of Photoshop "warning" labels has found them completely ineffective, to the shock of women nowhere.
why you'll soon be seeing diesel ads on grindr, tinder and pornhub
We spoke with Nicola Formichetti about why Diesel’s spring/summer 16 campaign is set to appear where you least expect it.
why jaden smith’s louis vuitton campaign matters
Looking beyond click-bait headlines and comment curiosity, we cut through the hype and celebrate this season’s smartest casting choice.