Wednesday, December 15, 2010

"The Hard Sell" : Taboo In Advertising

Talk about killer fashion. This ad from brand NMA depicts a stiletto spiking its heel into a poor fellow. "Killer Heels". Get it? Well, United Kingdom officials didn't find it to be so fashionable. It was banned citing that the ad "trivialised and stylised violence." Yeah maybe. I'm more interested in the little things--like the fact Europeans use an "s" for these words and Americans a "z."

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