Rarified Couture

Fashion marketing makes use of exotic animals to equate luxury with rarity
Implications - As the luxury goods market expands internationally, the fashion vertical is branching outward with marketing that incorporates wild animals to correlate exoticism or endangerment with a branded sense of exclusivity. Speaking to the nouveau riche that equate the exotic with high worth, this shift towards subtle marketing techniques plays more to the subconscious of the consumer and how natural rarity when compared to the manufactured elicits an inane response from consumers to be enticed.
SCORE: 8.1
This Quarter and Hot Top 6 Examples: 71,469 Total Clicks Feb 13 - May 14
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SCORE: 8.8
This Year and Viral 21,791 Clicks Pub: Jan 10, 14
Seductive Tribal Fashion Ads
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SCORE: 7.9
This Year and V. Hot 18,476 Clicks Pub: Nov 29, 13
Stylized Ethnic Costume Photography
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SCORE: 7.1
This Year and Hot 7,018 Clicks Pub: Aug 1, 13
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SCORE: 6.6
This Year and Warm 7,697 Clicks Pub: Nov 15, 13
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SCORE: 5.9
This Year and Warm 2,622 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 14
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