by Zolton in New Trends on Friday 29 June 2012
Girls, are you too skinny? Do you feel left out by your non-skinny friends? Is your thin-ness ruining your social life? Well, fret no longer. These vintage weight gain ads hold the cure. Now you have no excuse for your skin and bones. Wink wink.
Chris Friday 29 June 2012
Funny thing is, i wouldn’t call any of the “fat” women in those ads fat. Imagine how you’d feel if you really were fat.
LadyC Tuesday 3 July 2012
@Chris – None of the ladies are considered “fat” .. Did you read the ads? It’s aimed at skinny women, to put on “healthy flesh” and “eye catching curves”. Back in the day, skinny was ridiculed, curves were celebrated. Would be nice to have the same problems today!
Cyndy Smith Saturday 7 July 2012
Prior to our modern day issues with weight..thinness was thought to be an issue of the lower classes. The wealthier you were the fuller your figure. All of those ads are also from an era when fast food (empty calories) was none existent.
Sparkina Saturday 6 October 2012
No, Cyndy, it has nothing to do with economic standing or the lack of megacorporate hamburger companies. Well-contoured women who looked like WOMEN, as opposed to six-year-olds, were considered ideal until this stupid, crazy lady out of England (who died and crowned HER empress?) decided that if women didn’t look like infants, they looked like elephants.
LP Friday 9 November 2012
Skinny just looks better. All that flopping of boobs and butt is a little much.
EF Friday 9 November 2012
I’m sure user LP is single.
Obviously he’s never been with a real woman before. His standards are based off the porn he frequently watches.
Way to stigmatize the view of a woman’s beauty once again. I guess the pubescent look is way more attractive to look at than the mature look. Grow up.
Women have boobs and full hips for a reason, and it all has to do with nature’s push for reproduction.
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