Italian youth label DIESEL has announced the launch of its Autumn 2020 campaign via Publicis Italy, which is rooted into one of denim’s key, longstanding elements: memory.
Denim gets better with experience and becomes a sort of wearable record of the times you’ve had. The pen marks on the pocket? Doodles during a long flight to a faraway location. The scrape at the hem? From a night spent partying in Berlin. Denim collects these moments no matter what; not even 2020 can cancel a great pair of jeans.
In what has been a generation-defining year, DIESEL invites people—the world over—to celebrate the beautiful memories made in lieu of the plans that had to be put on hold, and wear these unexpected highlights with pride.
For all the trips, events, parties, plans, ceremonies and more that could not take place in 2020, we are finding the opportunity to tell the surprise stories the connections that were made, the fun that was had, and the positive silver linings.
The platform is multi-subject: dozens of video clips, with real life anecdotes, directed by Pantera of the group Anonymous Content, will live online and on social media. Key visuals have been created by JP Bonino and will feature DIESEL watches and eyewear in addition to ready-to-wear.
The two-month platform will follow the stories of various talents, influential figures including Evan Mock, the skateboarder and model. Normally a resident of New York City, he chose to enter isolation in Mallorca, Spain, reconnecting with nature. Julia Fox, an Italian-American actress, found unexpectedly restored love during lockdown. Donte Colley looked inward and became more active in fighting for what’s right.
And it doesn’t stop here: DIESEL is also partnering with different canceled events, like UNTOLD Festival, one of the most renowned music festivals in the world, to create a series of limited-edition denim trousers called the 2020 Fallen Edition. UNTOLD has won the award for Best Major Festival in Europe from its inception. In a “normal” year, it is visited by more than 350,000 fans from across the globe. Those fans will hold 2020’s edition in their imagination – and in a pair of customized Diesel jeans.
Creative Agency: Publicis Italy
Global CCO Publicis WW: Bruno Bertelli
CCO Publicis Italy: Cristiana Boccassini
Global Executive Creative Director: Mihnea Gheorghiu
Global Creative Director: Eoin Sherry
Head of Art: Costanza Rossi
Associate Creative Director/ Art Director: Arthur Amorim
Associate Creative Director/ Copywriter: Dan Arango
Art Director: Daniele tesi
Copywriter: Nicolò Santovincenzo
Designer/art director: Luca Villa
Strategic Planner: Monica Radulescu
Group Account Director: Ilaria Castiglioni
Account Supervisor: Gonzalo Gutierrez
Head of TV Production: Francesca Zazzera
Tv Producer: Erica Lora Lamia | Beatrice Pepe
Art Buyer: Caterina Collesano | Marcella Garutti
Social Media Manager: Saraluna Goodloe
Head of Social Client Services and Strategy: Alessandro Bochicchio
The ACCC has said it is monitoring Apple and Facebook’s market dominance in online dominance, after a new report found Australians are “overwhelmingly” choosing these platforms. The competition watchdog has today released the first Digital Platform Services Inquiry interim report, which found the use of messaging platforms has “grown significantly” in response to the pandemic. […]
Freelancing marketplace Fiverr has appointed Bohemia, part of the M&C Saatchi Group, to handle its media in Australia launching with TV and BVOD. The partnership signals a time of significant growth for the platform, having reported 2.8 million customers to have bought a wide range of services from freelancers across more than 160 countries in […]
The majority of adverts uploaded to Facebook aren’t created for Facebook as its priority. This is causing huge inefficiencies and poor performance for brands, many of whom are facing up to shrinking budgets. Tom Phillips (main photo) managing director at Connecting Plots shares lessons from 12 campaigns they optimised for auto brands… It’s no secret […]
Jaguar Land Rover Australia has appointed social relations agency, Haystac, as its PR agency of record following a competitive pitch process earlier this year. Haystac, part of the BWM Dentsu Group, will deliver a comprehensive portfolio of services including trade and lifestyle PR, content creation, ambassador management and influencer engagement. Haystac joins its dentsu network […]
On Wednesday, 21 October 2020, the PR industry was bolstered by the launch of the Public Relations Institute of Australia’s (PRIA) first University Mentoring Program in New South Wales, adapting the traditional face-to-face program to a virtual format for the first time. In collaboration with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), the PRIA NSW Young […]
JCDecaux has developed a dynamic digital campaign with live timetable data where commuters can access their money from MyPayNow while waiting for the bus. In an exclusive nationwide Out-Of-Home campaign, JCDecaux’s SMARTFRAME digital assets are broadcasting bus arrival times, letting commuters know how far away their next bus is – and just how easy it […]
Rokt has today announced an investment of US$80M. The capital will help accelerate research & development and support the expansion of its client base into new verticals and geographies as Rokt continues to make e-commerce smarter, faster, and better. The funding round was led by Rokt’s largest institutional shareholder TDM Growth Partners , and supported […]
Here, McCann Australia chief strategy officer, Simon McCrudden (main photo) and SMART managing partner, Bob Price (pictured below) converse on human centred design, its role in our new world and whether we’re truly taking advantage of the impact putting people at the centre of our work has…. Human Centred Design. It’s become part of marketing […]
PayPal Australia and Buy From The Bush have joined forces to launch a new online marketplace to showcase rural Australian small businesses in time for Christmas. The expanded partnership aims to build stronger connections between bush businesses and Australians in cities and suburbs across the country. The new Buy From The Bush Marketplace is an […]