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Celebrity Campaigns Have a Hold On Me

Posted On: Dec 5, 2018   |   Posted By: Purse

Celebrity Campaigns Have a Hold On Me

I've always been a sucker for a good campaign. The first campaign that had an influence on me was Lindsay Lohan for Dooney and Bourke in 2004. The brand featured her as the face of their campaign the same year “Mean Girls” was released, and the result was a sea of Dooney and Bourke bags on the arms of all the girls in my high school. The bags weren't necessarily my favorite design, but I begged my mom to get me one for my birthday because true to Mean Girls fandom, I saw Cady Heron wearing a Dooney and Bourke handbag, so I bought a Dooney and Bourke handbag.
I was too young to understand the effects of marketing at the time, but now as an adult I am constantly aware of the celebrities that act as the face of my favorite brands. When Marc Jacobs announced the return of his grunge line earlier this month, I didn't expect to find anything I wanted to buy since grunge isn't in line with my usual aesthetic. But when the Grunge Line Redux campaign launched and I saw Gigi Hadid at the forefront, I gravitated...

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