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Editor Jaime Neely Counts Down Her Favorite Examples of Humorous Seasonal Campaigns

 - Nov 21, 2014
With the holiday season right around the corner, many brands are stepping up their advertising game to not only offer seasonal campaigns, but funny ones as well. Trend Hunter Senior Editor Jaime Neely discusses her top picks for holiday humor, from Grinch-like gifting ads to holiday tech survival guides and tasteless gift ads.

Red5's inappropriate gift ad demonstrates the awkward aftermath of giving unsuited presents. As the holidays are often a time to be spent with family, many seasonal campaigns are centered around the concept of a survival guide and helping people deal with potentially tense or overwhelming situations, such as festive social encounter guides and holiday tech survival guides. The Harvey Nichols commercial humorously promotes their wares by suggesting customers spend the money they would have spent on loved ones on themselves.