The Vintage Advertisements That Look Shameful Now


What would be your reaction and feelings if you see such an advertisement now? It’s proven that a strong majority of the humans have technically condemned many thoughts, behaviors and practices that would look normal few decades or a century back.

The Vintage Advertisements That Look Shameful Now

The Vintage Advertisements That Look Shameful Now

How about the brands which published these kind of ads? It’s a norm that typical brands try to play based on the accepted social rules in their target market.

I’m not in a place to judge how or if these brands can be blamed ethically, yet as far as the science of marketing is concerned I can say these brands  have failed to predict the future and to distinguish themselves as the pioneer brands that might even play against the status quo. A brand is a media and shall act and be accountable like a media.

There are some insightful lessons for all of us in these twenty-three vintage ads that BoredPanda has published, and I believe at least some of them look very shameful today.

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