Friday, May 01, 2009

Thank You Internets!

There is a fab new commercial here on Oz tv for clothing/underwear brand Bonds. Or as we like to think of them The Company That Can't Afford To Keep Making Their Underwear In Australia And Fires 1850 Workers But Can Afford To Reward Their Directors With Pay Increase Of Up To 170%. Asswipes, for short. Which reminds me, I have an ethical dilemma... do I a) stop buying my favourite underwear of all time, their Hipster Trunks, in protest or b) continue to buy them in order to hopefully support the remaining workers staying employed? Discuss.

So, the commercial has a great look, slow-mo footage of a vintage styled Sarah Murdock working a hulu hoop, but what has really been driving me crazy is the fantastic music track. It sounded somewhat familiar, but I couldn't place it. 1 minute of consulting The Oracle and I had it. Bows to present:

"Aphrodisiac" by Bow Bow Bow (live version). Love it!


Riayn said...

If it helps Bonds have been making their underwear in China for a couple of years now, so you have been supporting the China factory for quite a while now.
I think it was only shirts etc that were meaning made in Australia.

The Other Andrew said...

Yeah, all my current underwear has a made in china tag... but I am truly ethically challenged by the whole thing.

freakgirl said...

I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE THAT SONG. I am young again, listening to it!

That is all.

The Other Andrew said...


Tyson said...

If we all stop buying them, that's another "Australian Label" down the tube. And let's face it, nothing else is as comfortable as those hipster trunks.