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39 Shocking Ads And Editorials That Cross The Line

By: Bianca Bartz - Published: Feb 13, 2009
While all of these fashion advertisements and editorials fall under descriptions like disturbing, overly sexual, sexist, discriminatory against women or encouraging sexuality among young teens, Tom Ford tops the list with SIX ads that could easily be argued as crossing the line of decency. It’s that racy, controversial trait that makes them precisely so appealing, and perhaps one of the most tried and true ways to attract attention these days.

So, from Tom Ford’s vaginads to fake Barbies (is it indecent if it’s fake, or in Barbie’s case, non-existent?) here are some of the most scandalous ads and editorials featured on Trend Hunter, all of which aim to sell fashion and beauty.