At last a funny Christmas ad has arrived: DDB London has created this spot for Harvey Nichols that plays on the idea of the post Christmas party ‘walk of shame’…
We’ve all been there (well, ahem, nobody at CR has of course, but our friends have told us about it): woken up somewhere unexpected after a night out and had to make our way home in our party gear when everyone else is going to work. Harvey Nichols’ solution? Buy your clothes from there, sweetie! And then you’ll look fabulous all day long, and the walk of shame is replaced by the stride of pride. The spot then ends with request for people to share their walk of shame stories on Twitter, using the hashtag #walkofshame.
Agency: DDB London
Creative director: Jeremy Craigen
Creatives: Mike Crowe, Rob Messeter
Director: James Rouse
CR in Print
If you enjoy reading the Creative Review website, we think you’ll enjoy reading the magazine even more. The December issue of CR includes a profile piece on the independent creative scene in Liverpool, a major interview with Dutch book designer Irma Boom and a great piece on ‘Poster King’ Edward McKnight Kauffer. You’ll also find articles on Dentsu London, a review of the Walker Art Center’s Graphic Design: Now in Production show and a fascinating debate on the clash between design and advertising betwen Wally Olins and CHI’s Dan Beckett.
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