Wednesday, September 29, 2010
"The Hard Sell" : Taboo In Advertising
This Dolce & Gabbana ad received a lot of flack and was accused of insinuating gang rape. The argument is valid, but it is safe to say that many fashion ads (most notably Calvin Klein) have crossed more lines. The fact clothes and sex go hand-in-hand has made extreme sexual practice in ads a staple, begging the question, "How far is too far?"