Cookie banner

This site uses cookies. Select "Block all non-essential cookies" to only allow cookies necessary to display content and enable core site features. Select "Accept all cookies" to also personalize your experience on the site with ads and partner content tailored to your interests, and to allow us to measure the effectiveness of our service.

To learn more, review our Cookie Policy, Privacy Notice and Terms of Use.

clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Harvey Nichols' New Sale Campaign Pictures Models Who Have Peed Themselves

Racked is no longer publishing. Thank you to everyone who read our work over the years. The archives will remain available here; for new stories, head over to, where our staff is covering consumer culture for The Goods by Vox. You can also see what we’re up to by signing up here.

British retailer Harvey Nichols is having a little fun with the ad campaign for their summer sales. Featuring straight-faced models who, upon closer inspection, appear to have pissed their pants, the slogan says, "Try to contain your excitement." Naturally, this is pissing off (heh) a handful of people, who have taken to Twitter to air their disapproval. Some examples:

'that’s a ‘NOT FUNNY’ from me... Crass'

And this:

sorry @Harvey-Nichols but they’re absolutely disgusting

And also this:

we received this in the post, hideous! It makes me think of their sale goods as being soiled :(

Somehow, we don't think Harvey Nichols is too worried. Enjoy a few more after the jump.

· Harvey Nichols spark outrage with 'disgusting' advertising campaign show women wetting themselves [Daily Mail]
· The C-String Would Like You To Reconsider That Bulky G-String [Racked]
· George Clooney's Yearbook Photo Surfaces, Gives Hope To All Who Are Not Yet Handsome [Racked]