"This ad makes me feel like a pervert": A brief and very disturbing history of misogyny, "kiddie porn" and drug glorification in Calvin Klein ads

CK's most recent ad features a picture taken from underneath a model's skirt


Patrice Waite
May 17, 2016 5:29PM (UTC)

Calvin Klein's new campaign is raising controversy once again with one particular photo of a model exposing her underwear to the camera. While people are calling it misogynistic and inappropriate, others believe it's an example of female empowerment.

Calvin Klein is no stranger to pushing boundaries and sparking controversies with its advertisments. Since the 1990s, the brand experienced backlash and some ads were even pulled from billboards and websites. Watch our video for a brief history of controversial Calvin Klein ads over the years.

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