Beyonce, Kate Moss, Eva Mendes and Madonna have all lent their own overtly sexual poses to advertise their perfume brands. Sin is my twin. Contradictions push and pull. To expose what lies beneath. In this tension, we find our true selves. Which is exactly how one would expect Madonna to sell anything be it a fragrance, her next album or a household cleaning appliance. The Disney-owned ABC network in the States quickly found issue with the amount of cleavage she was flaunting and banned the ad until the creators agreed to a re-edit. It then joined an illustrious list of celebrity perfume endorsements deemed too inappropriate for the mainstream media. And of all the different products that rely on sex to market themselves perfume is a particularly interesting case study. Scent is intrinsically linked to desire and sexual attraction. It actually makes sense to associate it with romance, flirtation and the prelude to gymnastics in the bedroom. Of course the way advertising agencies have always ham-fistedly portrayed women in these ads is riddled with problems — none more concerning than the hypersexual strain of imagery that has emerged over the past few years. Almost like a template - women - famous or otherwise — appear in these ads posing in 1. A state of undress not new 2. In position of submission - either dominated by a man or calling out for his attention unfortunately also not that new and 3. Marketers have lost the whole meaning of why [people] wear fragrances and moved away from reality in fragrance ads. Today, cologne is positioned solely around beautiful, young people—and you only sell it with sex. Interestingly it tends to be the most high-end brands creating the most overt and disturbing material. Fragrance is big business. A billion dollar industry that continues to gain momentum. In there were 76 fragrance launched worldwide. In , there were launches and, already this year, new fragrances have launched. How effective can ads be that seem much more focused on getting male attention and devaluing women than getting us to pop down to the perfume counter? If only these brands would start to feel more wary. Ststistics I've seen say that the buyer of perfume is much more likely to also be the wearer of that purfume. These marketers would have done their homework and found out what they think the buyers want to associate...
In , Portman posed topless for Miss Dior Cherie. But when Black Swan came out later that year, the ad seemed tamed in comparison. Hollywood's Top 10 Abs. Only a pair of strategically placed suspenders stood between the camera and Keira Knightley's naked breast in this ad for Chanel's Coco Mademoiselle. Even in her 50s, Madonna isn't afraid to show off her assets like she did in this ad for her Truth or Dare Naked perfume. Compared to her Instagram account, this photo of Rihanna is relatively tame but her Nude fragrance isn't. The bottle for JLo's Glowing fragrance actually, well, glows just like her gleaming naked body. Beyonc's low-cut neckline and up-to-there slit leave little to the imagination nor does her come-hither stare. The Weirdest Celebrity Beauty Secrets. Now she's investing her assets into her signature fragrance. The 5 Rules Of Wearing Fragrance. Leave it up to Lady Gaga to take "sexy" over the top. The ad for her Fame fragrance features tiny men scaling her nude body. Who says "sexy" has to mean naked? Katy Perry donned a latex catsuit for her Purr fragrance campaign. Charlize Theron has starred in multiple campaigns since signing with Christian Dior in , but this one for J'Adore L'Eau is the most revealing of them all. And possibly the raciest ad of them all? An alternate version of the print campaign shows Mendes' pubic hair. The 5 Rules Of Painless Waxing. Share Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr. Facebook Pinterest Twitter Tumblr Instagram.
Controversy in Reason: The visionary Yves Saint Laurent was the first perfume creator to star in his own fragrance campaign and he posed nude. While the ad was never banned, the marketing move was controversial and remained so until the death of the photographer Jeanloup Sieff in when the now-iconic image went up for auction. Italy in Reason: Funny that the ads were only banned in Italy, and not in the UK, where the Advertising Standards Authority deemed them acceptable despite their graphic sexual nature. United States in Reason: Watch the video here. Why all the fuss over? Ash is a writer and editor based in Toronto. She loves testing out all the latest beauty products and is currently working her way through a fragrance rotation and has more pink lipsticks, neon Post-its and daily cups of coffee than the average human. Your email address will not be published. Provocation is the name of the game when it comes to perfume ads. Tom Ford for Men ads Banned: Calvin Klein Secret Obsession commercial Banned: Yves Saint Laurent Parisienne fragrance commercial Banned: Marc Jacobs Bang print ad Banned: High tea, low tea: Testing two tea perfumes. Guerlain vs The Body Shop: Our great-smelling man about town…. Fragrance expert Marian Bendeth chooses her top 10 fragrances of…. Leave a Reply Cancel comment reply Your email address will not be published.
NSFW: Provocation is the name of the game when it comes to perfume ads, and let's be honest, sex sells. Here are some of the sexiest. Some are banned for being too sexy, which is perhaps intentional – controversy is publicity – but all perfume ads are "sexy", dripping with. In , Portman posed topless for Miss Dior Cherie. But when Black Swan came out later that year, the ad seemed tamed in comparison. Hollywood's Top What Will Your Sexy Perfume Ad Look Like? This quiz is using FaceApp's advanced technology - find it in the app store! Loading Login with Facebook. Check out our selection of five best sexy women's perfume (TV) ads: Perfume ads that promise heavenly pleasures in your bed, at the back seat of your car.
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