Thursday, 5 January 2012

La Redoute In Advertising Blunder - SALES NOW ON!!!!

Modern Art In The Form Of A Cock Up!
We love blunders on this site when it comes to the news, yesterday we bought you the story of Simon Holt and his twitter howler, today we're heading over to France to take a look at La Redoute - Francais' biggest mail-order fashion retailers.

Take a look at the picture to the right, now look a bit closer paying attention to the swimmer in the background.....
Yes that's a nekkid dude who unknowingly ended up in the limelight of the latest viral photo to hit the net!
But the guys not the issue here, it's the fact that there's 4 kids in the foreground!
La Redoute posted this image on their website in the hope of promoting a new line of children's summer clothes, little did they know just how much of a stir this would create!
Naturally they have now removed the image and made the following statement to the public:

“apologises (La Redoute) for the photo published on its site and is doing what’s necessary to remove it”. 

Personally I think it's all a bit of a set up! Who knows what lengths companies would go to in order to get a bit of extra publicity! and really, when you think about it, who in their right mind would release a photo like that and not see that "thing" in the background!
Either it was a publicity stunt to coincide with upcoming sales, or someone at La Redoute HQ has an outrageous sense of humour!

1 comment:

  1. You think somebody might have noticed that lmao.