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    purveyor of pearls Senior Pearl-Guide.com Pearl Expert pearlescence's Avatar
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    This is the latest promotional photo from a London based pearl seller. Does everyone else agree that it is about 50 years out of date and indescribably naff and sexist?
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    Normally I am a great believer in dog not biting dog but this is just....bad

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    If I was looking at this photo in a magazine I'd be confused about what they're selling.

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    as it is, i'm confused about who they're selling *to*.
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    So, they're selling lip gloss and hairspray to men?

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    and bronzer!
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    Just WOW. But not at all surprising.
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    But don't they look like they are passionately in love, lol. Once I got past the big hair and heavy makeup, my eye was actually drawn to her large diamond pendant. The pearls look like black beads in that photo. The boy mannequin is cute.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KaySD View Post
    But don't they look like they are passionately in love, lol.
    Hahaha. I always sit stiffly and look away when I can't stand the person sitting next to me. While wearing a garter belt.

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    It would help if:
    They custom created the strand to fit the neckline, ditched the diamond and selected a gown for the woman to wear.

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    wait, y'all don't just lounge around in your underwears with pearls and pretty boys draped around you?
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    I'm ashamed to say, even as a pearl lover, I did not notice the pearls until my eyes looked around some. Definitely not a good marketing strategy. The boy does look much younger, doesn't he?

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    Quote Originally Posted by juliebeth View Post
    wait, y'all don't just lounge around in your underwears with pearls and pretty boys draped around you?
    I might if a pretty boy offered, lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by juliebeth View Post
    wait, y'all don't just lounge around in your underwears with pearls and pretty boys draped around you?
    ROFL, seriously!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by amti View Post
    I'm ashamed to say, even as a pearl lover, I did not notice the pearls until my eyes looked around some. Definitely not a good marketing strategy. The boy does look much younger, doesn't he?
    Me, too. I had to keep looking to see what this photo had to do with pearls. And she looks about 10 years older than he does, so, um, good for her?

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    Quote Originally Posted by juliebeth View Post
    wait, y'all don't just lounge around in your underwears with pearls and pretty boys draped around you?
    is my web cam active again?

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