In an effort to lift the levels of diversity across the marketing, advertising and communications industry, the Commercial Communications Council (CCC) has formed a Diversity and Inclusiveness Council. PLUS: It’s launched a voluntary survey to better understand the current state of diversity.
Skinny. Seductive. Photoshopped. These three elements have over years become the mandatory approach for the vast majority of lingerie advertising. But inclusive lingerie brands, looking to target women who have grown tired of being reminded of their imperfections are making a stand against this approach. And among those challenging the standard approach is New Zealand label Lonely, which recently released a beautiful body positive campaign for its latest collection.
In an effort to provide images that resonate more strongly with an increasingly diversified market, Getty Images has launched Curve Visual Trends, a series of insights that takes note of how advertising is stepping out of set moulds to celebrate people irrespective of their ethnicity, body type, age, sexual orientation or gender.