12 Really Sexist Vintage Ads To Make Your Blood Boil

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It's good but they were just so much better at sexism in the 50s (Picture: YouTube) It’s good – but they were just so much better at sexism in the 50s (Picture: YouTube)

Did that stupid Veet advert which claimed having body hair basically made you a dude leave you seething?

Advertisers today still occasionally get it wrong – but it’s nothing compared to what they used to get up to.

Here’s 12 vintage ads that thought little of a spot of misogyny to sell their natty ties and jumpers. Don Draper has nothing on these guys.

1. Err, how is he planning to show her exactly? We don’t like the look of where this is going.

(Picture: London Media) (Picture: London Media)

2. ‘If you’d like your own doll-to-doll carpeting get a pair of Mr Leggs slacks’. We really hope no one puts an open flame next to those shiny nylons.

(Picture: London Media) (Picture: London Media)

3. Lols! He wasn’t so amused when Joan smacked him round the face with the frying…

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Very Interesting.

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