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45 Scandalous Ad Techniques

From Sultry Shoe Lookbooks to Pantless Footwear Ads

— October 11, 2013 — Naughty
When it comes to catching a viewer's attention, going outside the bounds of what is socially acceptable is often necessary to make an impression, and these scandalous ad techniques are definitely making a statement with their bold and often sensual themes.

With the amount of advertisements that people see both on television and outdoors, messages and commercials are easily forgotten and dismissed. That's why opting to create an ad with shockingly outrageous aspects such as over-sexualized images and revealing poses can serve as a unique element to draw in new consumers. From suggestive alcohol ads to steamy denim prints, these scandalous ad techniques are sure to leave viewers shocked by the use of strong sexual themes.

Whether you agree with these risque marketing tactics or not, there's no denying that these scandalous techniques are aspects that will surely grab your attention.
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Partying Cross-Dresser Ads
Partying Cross-Dresser Ads
The Red Off Campaign Hides Nighttime Escapades From the Day
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Burlesque Burger Campaigns
Burlesque Burger Campaigns
The Nando's Little Hotties Ads are Sassy
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42
Stripping Tennis Star Ads
Stripping Tennis Star Ads
Rafael Nadal for Armani Video is Complete with Body-Baring Scenes
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41
Marketing 100 Calories
Marketing 100 Calories
Cadbury Thins: Stapler, Panties, Blemish
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40
Sultry Denim Campaigns
Sultry Denim Campaigns
The Calvin Klein Fall 2012 Jean Line Features Steamy Lara Stone
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39
Scandalous Morphing Ink Ads
Scandalous Morphing Ink Ads
Ads for Ecofill Ink Cartridges Remove Color to Reverse Innocent Scenes
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38
Scandalous Shaving Ads
Scandalous Shaving Ads
Babyliss Men Shaver Poster Pushes Grooming Etiquette for Make-Out Sessions
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37
Passionate Pirate Ads
Passionate Pirate Ads
The Marisa Miller 'Captain Morgan Rum' TV Spot Will Fight to the Death
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36
Ferocious Footwear Fashion
Ferocious Footwear Fashion
The Jimmy Choo Fall 2011 Campaign Stars Raquel Zimmermann
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35
Peeping Tom Backfire Ads
Peeping Tom Backfire Ads
The Samsung Smart TV Commercials Feature Angela Bellotte
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34
Risque Royalty-Inspired Advertising
Risque Royalty-Inspired Advertising
This Project Runway Ad Stripped Down Its Models
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Soft Skin-Revealing Ads
Soft Skin-Revealing Ads
The Emporio Armani SS12 Campaign Once Again Stars a Sultry Rihanna
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32
Soaking Wet Commercials
Soaking Wet Commercials
The Chad White Joop! Splash Fragrance Campaign is Rock Solid
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31
Supermodels for Cell Phones
Supermodels for Cell Phones
Adriana Lima Strips for Samsung
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30
Sensualvertising Yoga Jeans
Sensualvertising Yoga Jeans
Second Clothing ‘Feel Good, Real Good' Celebrates Curves
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29
Suggestive Alcohol Ads
Suggestive Alcohol Ads
The V2O Pure Grain Vodka Campaign is a Sensual Celebration
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28
Scandalous Ladylike Campaigns
Scandalous Ladylike Campaigns
The Phoenix Keating SS12/13 Ads Combine Sensuality With Elegance
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27
Flamboyant Parenting Ads
Flamboyant Parenting Ads
Sexy Advertisements Bring in Attention to 'Parenting 101'
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26
Soccer Star Models
Soccer Star Models
Samsung Ads Blend Risque With Talent
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25
Billie Jean-Inspired Ads
Billie Jean-Inspired Ads
Light-Up Dance Floors in the Sultry Armani Exchange Holiday 2009 Campaign
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24
Lippalicious Commercials
Lippalicious Commercials
Baileys "Listen To Your Lips"
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23
Richly Sultry Fashion Ads
Richly Sultry Fashion Ads
Gucci Pre-Fall 2012 Campaign is Glamorously Seductive
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Vitruviashion Campaigns
Vitruviashion Campaigns
YSL and Christy Turlington Channel Leonardo da Vinci for Fall-Winter 2009
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21
Charitable Groping Ads
Charitable Groping Ads
The Breast Cancer Alliance Takes a Risque Advertising Route
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20
Weightlifting Biker Babes
Weightlifting Biker Babes
The Drykorn Spring Summer 2010 Ads Make Working Out Look Hot
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19
Pantless Footwear Ads
Pantless Footwear Ads
The Stuart Weitzman Fall 2013 Campaign Stars a Leggy Kate Moss
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18
Passionate Embrace Shoots
Passionate Embrace Shoots
The Gucci Cruise 2010 Campaign's Scandalous Poolside Frolicking
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17
Sexy Sumo Wrestlers (UPDATE)
Sexy Sumo Wrestlers (UPDATE)
Subaru Forester 2009 Ads Now in Print
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16
Fashionable Special Effects Commercials
Fashionable Special Effects Commercials
Levi's (Live Unbuttoned)
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15
Seductive Victorian Fashion Ads
Seductive Victorian Fashion Ads
The Chanel Resort 2013 Campaign Stars a Sultry Cara Delevingne
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14
Sassy Punk Denim Ads
Sassy Punk Denim Ads
The Juicy Jeans by Juicy Couture Fall 2013 Campaign Stars Behati Prinsloo
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13
Leggy Car Rental Ads
Leggy Car Rental Ads
Long Limbed Models and Elite Promise to Get You ‘There' Faster
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12
Sultry Bicycle Campaigns
Sultry Bicycle Campaigns
The Armani Jeans Justin Anderson ad is Alluring Athletic
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11
Steamy Denim Ads
Steamy Denim Ads
Calvin Klein Jeans Spring 2010 Campaign Stars Eva Mendes and Jamie Dornan
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10
Sultry Jewelry Shoots
Sultry Jewelry Shoots
Andrea Klarin Jewelry Shoot for Figaro Shows Simplicity is Key
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9
Sexy Animals to Sell Jeans
Sexy Animals to Sell Jeans
Ichi's Be The Babe Among Animals Ads
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8
Junkfood Passion
Junkfood Passion
Carl's Jr. ‘Hot Chicks Eating Burgers' Contest Wants Your Juicy
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7
Sultry Shoe Lookbooks
Sultry Shoe Lookbooks
The Umbro 1350 Lookbook Blends Sensuality and Style
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6
Girl-On-Girl Supermodel Ads
Girl-On-Girl Supermodel Ads
Longchamp Campaign Evokes Lesbianism (UPDATE)
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5
Suggestively Sexy Lookbooks
Suggestively Sexy Lookbooks
Friend of Mine 'Other Side of Love' Collection by Akila Berjaoui
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4
Hot Hipster Bodywear Lookbooks
Hot Hipster Bodywear Lookbooks
Sultry Bathing Suits in the new American Apparel SS 2011 Collection
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3
Pirate Queen Fashion
Pirate Queen Fashion
Helena Christensen For Agent Provocateur
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2
Risque Comic-Inspired Ads
Risque Comic-Inspired Ads
The Diesel 'Only the Brave' Print Ads Heat Up
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Hipster Advertising
Hipster Advertising
The Men's 2011 American Apparel Ad Keeps it Clean This Time
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