*Update: Westfield and Vicinity Centres have directed Honey Birdette to pull down its highly sexualised signage
Honey Birdette, the sex shop masquerading as a high-end lingerie store has a long history of using pornographic images of women in their shop front advertising. And they've been getting away with it- for years.
Despite Advertising Standards Board rulings that their highly sexualised ads are in breach of codes and standards, Honey Birdette refuses to comply with rulings, even going so far as to post on their Facebook page, "Nobody tells Honey B's when to take down her signage!"
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“…not sexually explicit or suggestive, or inappropriate in the circumstances”
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