Barbarian Men’s Fashions

The famous painter Boris Vallejo once did a series of ads for the clothing chain Chess King. What's your opinion? Does sword and sorcery imagery sell men's clothing?

Here's a neat small essay on this campaign.

     Posted By: Paul - Fri Jul 22, 2022
     Category: Excess, Overkill, Hyperbole and Too Much Is Not Enough | Fashion | Advertising | Fantasy | 1980s

They look like they could double for movie posters. The first one looks like Sly Stallone posed for one of the characters.
Posted by KDP on 07/22/22 at 09:48 AM
Anything should work if you throw in enough scantily-clad women.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 07/22/22 at 12:42 PM
I'll tell you this - it won't sell you anything to a chess player. We like our women as much as the rest of you, but we don't like them this stereotypical. Give me Hou Yifan, not Pamela Anderson!
Posted by Richard Bos on 07/23/22 at 09:42 AM
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