Tag Archives: Hanes

Damage Control

Interpublic Group (IPG), the parent company of global ad agency McCann-Erickson, has issued their own apology for the Hanes ads, saying the work was done without their approval is order to compete in India for a local advertising award. The apology appears on a single-post blog created by IPG titled Apology 4 Fake Hanes Ads. Fake local print ads were …

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Hanes Apologizes

After a complaint from GLAAD, Hanes has apologized for the “Lipstick” campaign, which came to national attention last week after a JMG reader tipped us when he found the images on a website dedicated to overseas advertising. The ad was created by a Bombay-based division of McCann Erickson. Via GLAAD: According to a press release from Hanes dated April 15, …

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Hanes’ “Lipstick” Campaign

JMG reader Chris found this Hanes creative on Ads of The World. The tagline: “Because the world gives you enough labels.” The name of the campaign: “Lipstick”. The ad was created by the Bombay division of McCann Erickson. Strangely compelling image. Is that a dildo? Anybody seen this in American press? I can’t imagine even the gay press allowing the …

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