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Ralph Lauren – the story continues

If you have read my blog recently you will have seen that I have been following the Ralph Lauren PR ‘crisis.’ See previous posts: http://jameswdcrawford.wordpress.com/2009/10/07/ralph-laurens-pr-argument-is-a-little-thin/ and: http://jameswdcrawford.wordpress.com/2009/10/08/ralph-lauren-post-an-update/ Now it seems that things are going from bad to worse, with Boing Boing reporting that the model in question has been sacked: http://www.boingboing.net/2009/10/14/ralph-lauren-fires-p.html On the face of […]

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Ralph Lauren post: an update

I’ve been following the Ralph Lauren advertisement scandal (see previous post: http://jameswdcrawford.wordpress.com/2009/10/07/ralph-laurens-pr-argument-is-a-little-thin/) and today on Boing Boing the following statement appeared:   On Thursday, Polo Ralph Lauren released the following statement about the retouched ad: “For over 42 years we have built a brand based on quality and integrity. After further investigation, we have learned […]

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Ralph Lauren’s PR crisis

Ralph Lauren and blog BoingBoing.net are today at each other’s throats over images used by the fashion brand showing a rather skinny looking model.   The image, Boing Boing claims, has been touched up in photoshop and today on the blog another picture was published showing how a graphic designer had “unworked” the advert to […]

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