U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Fashion and Beauty
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 1.5 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for:  near: 
View Poll Results: Do you think the imagery is too provocative?
Yes 12 37.50%
No 20 62.50%
Voters: 32. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 11-09-2011, 01:55 PM
 
Location: John & Ken-ville
12,859 posts, read 9,597,231 times
Reputation: 8496

Advertisements

Do you think the picture is sexually suggestive for a child and should have been banned?

What do you think?

Quote:
In the ad, an innocent-looking Dakota, dressed in a frilly pink dress, holds a giant bottle of Marc Jacobs' Oh, Lola! perfume between her thighs. Four complaints were lodged from readers offended with the ad, which was enough for the Advertising Standard's Authority to pull the campaign.
Dakota Fanning Ad: Too Racy For The U.K.! | tooFab.com

Moderator cut: image removed

ASA Adjudication on Coty UK Ltd - Advertising Standards Authority

Dakota is 17 years old - she looks much younger in the picture - very juvenile. No doubt it's provocative on purpose.

Last edited by Marka; 01-10-2014 at 12:33 AM..
Quick reply to this message

 
Old 11-09-2011, 03:19 PM
 
Location: The State Line
1,791 posts, read 1,724,566 times
Reputation: 1910
Europe (including the UK) will have no issues showing fully nude people in movies...and this is what they call "racy"?

Leave it to Marc Jacobs. He seems to be fond of using very young models for his products. I personally think they all look anorexic.

ETA: I can see camel toe...not that flattering.

Last edited by LexWest; 11-09-2011 at 04:47 PM..
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-09-2011, 04:29 PM
 
3,516 posts, read 3,207,491 times
Reputation: 5372
I know it's purposely provocative, but when I look at that I just see a teen with a bottle of perfume casually held in her lap, not an intentional reference to her genitals.

I've heard of other ads banned in the UK for edging the line of kiddie porn, but I'm surprised that shows like Skins which has teenaged actors in sexual situations are totally fine by them. Odd.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-09-2011, 04:42 PM
 
Location: California Mountains
1,450 posts, read 1,437,931 times
Reputation: 2275
If the ad is meant to be provocative, it falls way short of the mark. The model looks like a young 17, but not very young. The pose is casual, not remotely sexy. The bottle is too large -- and Jiminy Cricket, with an out of proportion bow or flower for a top! -- to be thought of as anything else.

Such storm in a teacup!

Last edited by Ol' Wanderer; 11-09-2011 at 05:18 PM..
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-09-2011, 05:00 PM
Status: "Your cat thinks you are just a big, stupid cat!" (set 28 days ago)
 
Location: Beautiful Spokane!
9,161 posts, read 6,618,281 times
Reputation: 5060
Uh..........she's 17...............a young adult...................big deal.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-09-2011, 05:43 PM
 
Location: SWUS
5,392 posts, read 4,864,520 times
Reputation: 5663
I don't see anything sexual about this picture.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-09-2011, 06:28 PM
 
Location: NC
4,112 posts, read 2,158,732 times
Reputation: 1286
not provocative at all
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-09-2011, 11:48 PM
 
Location: Kansas City, MO
3,559 posts, read 3,316,707 times
Reputation: 2389
Wow. She's looking good. She is sexy. That photo certainly has sexual undertones, but it seems pretty tame compared to American standards. It may be inappropriate, I'm not sure. Ask yourself this: would you like your sister or daughter to pose in the same way?
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-10-2011, 08:13 AM
 
Location: in your dreams
9,310 posts, read 7,290,178 times
Reputation: 12103
Only because she's holding it with her crotch, lol.
Quick reply to this message
 
Old 11-10-2011, 08:19 AM
 
Location: The Hall of Justice
21,990 posts, read 20,683,072 times
Reputation: 31279
I don't see anything overtly sexual. I'm much more skeeved by those American Apparel ads. They always make me think of runaway kids trying to make a few bucks in a pervert's basement.
Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


 
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:
Over $94,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > General Forums > Fashion and Beauty
Similar Threads

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2015, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 - Top