Category Archives: Old Ads

What sort of a man reads Playboy?

70’s campaign for Playboy targeting advertisers

Vintage Credit Card ads

Back in the day, companies relied heavily on print media to engage with early adopters.
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Vintage UK Ads – Food & Drink

A collection of very old vintage ads from UK.

Caley Chocolates, HP Sauce, Lucozade Sparkling Glucose Drink, Robertson’s Jams, Mackintosh’s Sweets and many others.

Vintage Sexist Ads vs. Modern Sexist Ads

When it comes to the portrayal and treatment of women in the media, we have come a long way since the Mad Men eraCulture, media, and laws have changed since the days women were depicted as too stupid to drive, vote or open a bottle of ketchup.

Yet, some advertisers didn’t seem to get the memo. Even today, advertising doesn’t try very hard to conform to moral standards.

Here’s a list of offensive and sexist ads both from the past and the present.

Modern Sexist Ads

Vintage Sexist Ads 

Vintage Lingerie Ads

The lingerie ads 60-70 years ago are definitely different than the modern lingerie ads we see today.

Burger King Ads

Since 1954, when it was founded, the international fast food chain Burger King has developed many advertising programs. Most of the advertising strategy aimed to contrast Burger King’s flexibility with McDonald’s known serving rigidity. The Burger King is the main character created as an advertising mascot for the company that has been used in numerous television commercials and advertising programs. The character has gone through several changes over the course of time.

Burger King vintage Ads

Burger King “Modern” Ads