Advertising and marketing have come a long way since the early days. Sexism, drinking, smoking--companies got away with all sorts of ad campaigns that would probably be boycotted today. Times have changed, and that's often a good thing, but it's still fun to walk down memory lane. These ads provide a window back in time. Not only do they convey information about what was happening socially in the world; they showcase yesteryear's fashions, hairstyles, and much more. If you enjoy history, check out these eye-catching vintage ads that are sure to surprise you with their unique way of selling a myriad of products.
Lane Bryant is still in business today, but the company has, not surprisingly, rebranded its product line to something other than "Chubbies."
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