Category: advertising

This 1961 ad for a children’s front seat car belt shows just how far car safety has come over the years!

Back when women wanted to get fat: 26 funny vintage ads promoting weight gain for women from between the 1930s and 1950s.

Women’s jumpsuit of the 1970s

“Stuffed” girl’s heads ad, ca. 1950s

There was a time when shoulderpads were big, ties were skinny, and it was $2 for the first minute, $1.95 for the following.

1-900 numbers weren’t just for sex lines and psychics (thought they were probably mostly used for that). They were a way of transmitting information for money in a pre-Internet world for things like jokes, music, games, and fan club information.

Cool pics show bowling advertisements from the 1960s.

Brooke Shields’ 1980 Calvin Klein commercials

20 amazing vintage photos of young girls in hot pants with motorcycles.

Spray Paint the Bald Away With GLH, by Ronco

Have you heard? GLH Formula 9 spray on hair is the best solution for baldness! You can look like a teenager again and chicks totally dig it! The growth comes from the patented Chia Pet hair technology.

The weirdest car ad ever: Watch Grace Jones’ “banned” Citroën CX commercial, 1985.