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Milk and Mobile Phones.

Milk? and Mobile phones? What do they have in common? The packaging of course! But don't drag that all the way to the ads.....

I was seriously flabbergasted when I saw this ad.
 

Ok, so the milk -mustache ads are famous, at least to us adpunters.

But does the average punter in Holland know about the American east-coast milk campaign?

I don't think so. Will they get it? I don't know.

 

But more to the point...Does it say anything at all about the motorola phones apart from the fact that they come in silver colored tetra-packs? (This by the way is not exclusive to them, all pre-pay mobile phone brands come in tetra-packs in Holland and I think it's bloody clever!) 

 

The most self referential ad I have seen so far, one wonders how they sold this to the client. 
I'm sure you have a theory and opinion too, share it!

This Motorola ad was created at McCann in Amsterdam and when their creative director Kees Rijken saw this page he said: " Who wrote this!? What a pretentious dick!"

Well, I'll take that as a compliment, Kees. ;)

 

I also need help finding the original Milk Mustache campaign!

I saw an ad in Sweden featuring Cyndee Peters sporting a mustache in an ad in the late eighties.

Anyone else remember that one or is my ad-brain outta whack?

 

Update Cyndee Peters was indeed in a Swedish ad campaign sporting a mustache - see Milk - where did you get that mustache?

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