Sex and Advertising 2004

December 21, 2004 | Posted in Editorial Features by jonnobot


Was there more sex than usual in advertising in 2004, or did all the time we spent combing the media for it over the last twelve months just make us notice it more? Either way, it's interesting that the year-end roundups at AdAge and AdLand this week contain many of our favorite (and not-so-favorite) spots of 2004, from Britney's Pepsi commercial to the Victoria's Secret Christmas ad. Catch up on some of the ones you might have missed with our own list of the twenty sexiest ad campaigns of 2004 after the jump.

"10 Ads America Won't See" and AdLand Round Up 2004 ( +, via Adrants)

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Sex and Advertising 2004:


Agent Provocateur: "She's Lost Control"
Apple Parody Fuse Ads
Ass-vertising's Virtual Bartender/Tammy Plante


Blavod Vodka
Boag Beer by Helmut Newton
Britney, Pink, and Beyonce (Pepsi)
Carl's Jr.: "Size Matters"


Christina Aguilera Naked (Not)
Christina Aguilera: "Naughty and Nice" (Skechers)
Crucifixion Porno Chic
Elle Macpherson's "Intimates"


Hardee's Girl
Jenna Does Jackson
LL Cool Pantysniffer
Missy Elliott's Virgin Mobile Ad


Neo-Ronalds (McDonald's Japan)
Sexy PETA Babes
Victoria's Secret Xmas Video

Dishonorable Mention:

Attack of the Giant Armpits (Axe Deodorant Spray)
Bad Phone Sex (Varsity Cellular)
Bob Dylan & Victoria's Secret
Kim Cattrall's Tea Time (.wmv video @ AdAge)

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See also: Sexy Ad Motifs

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