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New ads : “Supermodels in skimpy underwear milling around for the entertainment of dudes in tuxedos

by on November 7, 2017 in Lead Article, Lead story, News you can use, Nuggets, Retail, Retail News

At a time when issues of sexism and harassment in the workplace have never been more in the spotlight, Australian lingerie brand Honey Birdette has rolled out a holiday commercial that would seem absurdly oblivious to that dialogue—yet the company’s founder is brushing off criticisms as “ridiculous.”

The spot has a clear workplace theme. It’s called “Office Party,” but it’s probably a little different than your company’s annual gathering. Unless you happen to have supermodels in skimpy underwear milling around for the entertainment of dudes in tuxedos.

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