SS16 campaign: Calvin Klein Platinum

The Calvin Klein Platinum line (which is available in Europe and Asia) has released its SS16 campaign with an outdoors location but certainly not an outdoors feel. The mood is actually more urban sophistication, although I’m not sure if that sits easily with the brand’s tagline. I always feel that use of the “I do…

Gucci ad falls foul of skinny model rules

Gucci is the latest high-end brand to be rapped over the knuckles about its use of excessively thin models with Britain’s Advertising Standards Authority banning an ad (that’s no longer running anyway) in which the model’s waist looks minuscule and her make-up adds to the gaunt, wasted look.

Saint Laurent scores Jane Birkin ad coup

Jane Birkin is one of those people who the fashion industry sees as one of its own but who manages to rise serenely above it all (except when objecting to cruelty to crocs involved in making the famous Hermès Birkin bag). But maybe it’s that too-cool-to-care approach that’s so appealing. Anyway, she’s just been unveiled at the new…