Killer Jeans has launched a new campaign, conceptualised by Grey Mumbai. The ad campaign is spread across print ads, hoardings, bus wraps and panels.
Speaking on the campaign, Sandeep Verma, Vice President - Marketing, Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd., said, “The advertising for our brand has always been as international, slick and as youthful as our fashion style. In our new campaign, ‘What’s your Cut?’, we have gone a step ahead in keeping with the bold attitude of the youth and come up with communication which is even more engaging and involving for today’s generation.”
Karan Rawat, ECD, Grey Advertising, elaborated, “I have handled this brand for 10 years now and in the course of time I have seen the changing nature of fashion. About five years ago when the fashion industry spoke of a new cut or a wash, it quickly became a trend. People took notice immediately because it was fresh back then. But today every specific trend isn’t specific anymore. Styles are obscure because everyone offers the same bouquet. Every denim brand is showcasing their entire range as opposed to a particular ‘pick of the season’. So, to make a larger than life statement for killer, we provoke our target to seek ‘their cut’. We urge them to go with ‘their interpretation’. We appeal to them with ‘their attitude’ and not ours. In short, the latest Killer campaign is a brand campaign that is about ‘their take’ on various topics.”
Rohit Malkani, ECD, Grey Mumbai and the copywriter on the campaign, added, “There are so many young people today who seem destined to sail through life without an opinion on anything. They are content to just go with the rest of the herd. Yet this is also a restless generation who live in a brave and tough world. It isn’t easy forming an original opinion. Killer is a brand that has always encouraged originality and stood for unique styling. The attempt of the campaign is to encourage and exhort young people to stand up and have their own opinion, no matter how warped.”
Agency: Grey India
Client: Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd.
National Creative Heads: Amit Akali and Malvika Mehra
Executive Creative Directors: Karan Rawat and Rohit Malkani
Art Directors: Karan Rawat and Suhas Panchal
Copywriter: Rohit Malkani
Illustrator: Sanjay Shetye and Vinay Patil
Photographer: Prasad Naik
Vice President and Mumbai branch head: Hari Krishnan
Client services director: Aparna. K.
Account Supervisor: Kamia Wahi
Production house: Fusion Films