An advert from 1984 for Fatale Perfume
Coty, Inc. is a beauty products manufacturer whose main businesses are fragrances (65% of revenue), followed by color cosmetics (20%), toiletries (12%) and skin care (3%). It is known for its cooperation with designers and celebrities for the creation of fragrances; prominent among them are David and Victoria Beckham, Beyoncé Knowles, Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Čech, Céline Dion, Shania Twain, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, and Jennifer Lopez. Founded in 1904, it is the world’s largest fragrance company.
Info gleaned from Wikipedia
The Daily Star is a daily tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom. the first publishing was on 2 November 1978, and was the first new national paper to be launched since the Daily Worker in 1930 (now Morning Star). For many years it published Monday to Saturday but on 15 September 2002 it expanded to bring out a Sunday edition, the Daily Star Sunday, which is edited by Gareth Morgan. On 31 October 2009 the paper published its 10,000th issue.
The paper was launched from Manchester and initially circulated only in the North and Midlands. It was conceived by the then-owners of Express Newspapers, Trafalgar House, to take on the strength of the Daily Mirror and Sun in the north. It was also intended to utilise the under-capacity of the Great Ancoats Street presses in Manchester as the Daily Express was losing circulation. The Daily Star sold out its first night print of 1,400,000. Its cover price has decreased over the years in order to compete with its rival The Sun.
The Daily Star is published by Express Newspapers, which also publishes the Daily Express and Sunday Express. The group is now owned by Richard Desmond’s Northern and Shell company. The paper predominately focuses on stories largely revolving around celebrities, sport, and news and gossip about popular television programmes, such as soap operas and reality TV shows.
Its editor is Dawn Neesom. She was promoted to the post in December 2003 after the previous editor, Peter Hill, moved to become editor of the Daily Express. Previously she had been an executive on the paper in charge of the features department.
In Britain, people liked what they were used to on TV – many TV ads seen in the 1970s and 1980s had jingles and slogans first heard in the 1950s and 1960s!
The Fresh Cream Cakes – “Naughty But Nice” – ads, featuring various celebrities, had a much shorter run – they were produced from the late 70s to the mid-80s. These two ads, from 1984, feature the English comedians Les Dawson and Roy Barraclough as Ada and Cissie, two hilarious middle-aged ladies.