The humble moustache gets some terrible press. But they don’t have to look naff, ridiculous or risible. They can look quite fantastic and can, a little like a good bowtie, get you noticed in a good way. And here’s the living, breathing moustachioed proof. What do you reckon?
In a victory for common sense (and in the Battle of the Bulge) the Advertising Standards Agency have rejected claims that pictures of a be-quiffed David Beckham modelling his bodywear range for H&M were offensive and unsuitable for children to see, announcing that the pics were ‘unlikely to cause serious or widespread offence’.
The ruling went on to say that it deemed the poses and facial expressions of Becks ‘mildly sexual at most’ though it did acknowledge that some viewers (those who aren’t that partial to ink one suspects) might find the images ‘distasteful’.
I can only assume the three – yes three – people who complained included the boss of a rival firm and two pensioners in possession of futuristic X-ray specs. Anyway, panic over.