Your left hand sees red and thinks roses.  Your right hand sees red and thinks wine.  Your left hand says, “I love you.”  Your right hand says, “I love me, too.”  Women of the world, raise your right hand.

More excerpts from this ad campaign:

The top one says “I don’t strive for success, I am success.” The bottom one says “Celebrate who you are with a diamond right hand ring.”

This t-shirt was available from Delia’s, a mail-order catalog that targets girls between the ages of 12 and 15. They stopped selling it after some complaints.

From PostSecret this week:

NEW! Lobby Card from Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs:


This is one of the ads for “Tom Ford for Men”, a new cologne for men by Tom Ford.

Check out the extent to which the female model is objectified:


In this ad for St.Pauli’s Girl beer, a woman’s body has been turned into the alcohol itself, conflating liquor and women as products for consumption:

NEW! (Mar. ’10): Tom M. sent in two more examples. This is a brand of Russian beer manufactured to look like a woman in fishnets and a garter (found at copyranter):

And Skinny Blonde is an Australian brand (found at Change Marketing):

Gwen Sharp is an associate professor of sociology at Nevada State College. You can follow her on Twitter at @gwensharpnv.

This mortgage company is using sexy retirees to sell mortgages. The gimmick is along these lines: Your relationship with your home loans should age as well as your relationship with your spouse. Here are three pics on the website:

Click here for the website. Make sure to look at the bottom right and find the link to the TV commercial (hint: wet t-shirt).