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12 thoughts we had while watching THAT insane Gucci perfume ad

Is she playing piano in the NIP?

YOU CAN ALWAYS depend on perfume ads to be utterly nonsensical and ridiculous.

But this ad for Gucci Bamboo, which can currently be seen on every second TV ad break, truly takes the biscuit.

Let’s do a shot-by-shot analysis, shall we?

It opens with a blurry shot of a hand snatching a perfume bottle. Is she stealing it?

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Oh no, she’s just spraying it on herself. Duh, it’s a perfume ad!

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“My wrist smells lovely and also, I am a sly person.”

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Why is this man stroking his temple? Are the Gucci Bamboo fumes giving him a headache?

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“I have a paracetamol in my bag,” she whispers, seductively.

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*grabbing that paracetamol while I gaze flirtatiously at you*

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But not before a quick ballroom dance! Just like every woman watching this ad, she is extremely competent in every form of ballroom dance.

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“Haha, sucker. I don’t have any paracetamol. I’m going HOME.”

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And now she’s driving a car. (While wearing fancy gloves.) Mustn’t have had any wine when she was out with your man, so.

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And now she’s… fencing? In what looks like a… palace? Gucci truly has their finger on the pulse of what ordinary women get up to on a day-to-day basis.

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Seriously, who among us hasn’t cooled down after a spot of fencing by playing piano in the nip?

We don’t know about you, but we find clothes to be a real nuisance when playing the piano.

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And… that’s it. The end.

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So many questions.

  • Where did your man with the headache go? 
  • Is this woman a character from James Bond? Like, who is proficient at fencing/ballroom dancing/playing piano?
  • Who suggested that scene where she plays piano in the nip, though?


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Amy O'Connor

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