Analysis of 2 items that relate to "relationships" how it is depicted and the themes involved

Essay by vivHigh School, 11th gradeA+, March 2004

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Emporio Armani "White" fragrance advertisement- Cosmopolitan magazine- March Issue 2003

The first example I have chosen is an advertisement for "him" and "her" Emporio Armani fragrances entitled "White".

The advertisement is of a man and a woman, both young and attractive around late teens or early twenties are in a position where the man is standing behind the woman with her leaning on him lightly and angling her right hip against the man slightly, against a background of "winter white" (white, but with a tinge of cream within). He is caressing her right arm or holding it gently against his lower chest while her right arm is resting at the side of his wasteline of his pants and their left hands are entwinded on top her left shoulder carelessly. She is leaning on his shoulder with her eyes closed, her head turned towards him and his head is turned in her direction and his cheek is slightly pressed against her forehead.

He seems to be looking looking down into her face and may be in the middle of giving her a kiss, for his head is turned down to a small degree and his lips are pouted slightly, very close to her face. Both the man and woman have tanned olive skin tone and wearing minimal clothing with him in light cream pants and no shirt on and her in a white singlet which reveals her midriff and simple silver belly stud as well as white underwear that have thin sides, which reveal her thighs. Tucked into the right side of her underwear is the "White" fragrance for her for the top of the white, slim cylinderical shape of the fragrance top is pale transparent blue while "White" for him which is tucked into his right pants...