The Vintage Advertisements They Don’t Want You to See!

I have to be honest, I usually delete the random ‘oooh look at this darling!’ emails I get sporadically from my Mother. But these vintage advertisements did make me chuckle (and made me hella grateful that I was born in the 80’s and not the 40’s! Talk about produced to give you a complex.

You wouldn’t have wanted to be a slightly overweight, smoking housewife back then would you?

Thanks for the laughs Mum!


  1. Haha this is so funny! You can’t believe the things they used to say. “That’s what wife’s are for” if anyone tried to say something like that now, they’d get an earful and a half! :)