Friday, September 21, 2007

Modesty in advertising

The Hong Kongese have interesting commercial practices when it comes to the advertising of undergarments.

For men, conspicuously large and awkward packages:


For the ladies, attractive models in granny panties:


Still not sure if, as cultural quirks involving advertising go, this beats Kuala Lumpur's monorail, where every stop is sponsored (generally by major banks and telecommunications companies) and the announcement for each stop includes the name of that sponsor. Even the maps display the sponsor's logos alongside the stops. Let no advertising opportunity go to waste!

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