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WHOA: How 'Playboy' Would Have Sold Ovens

Posted 09.26.2013 | HuffPost Home

How do you make appliances sexy? We're imagining that's the question Don Draper would have asked before his lesser-talented staffers came up with this...

PHOTOS: Whatever Happened To Pink Toilet Paper?

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

Our grandmothers loved it, but now it's a rarity.

LOOK: 'The Nipple Bra' Is Something That Actually Existed

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 08.09.2013 | Style

Coming to a store near you. Not.

LOOK: This Vintage Ad May Make You Feel Bad About Yourself

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 07.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

According to this vintage ad, women should be ashamed of their hands due to cleaners that "roughen and redden" them. "Your hands, your bathtub... both...

PHOTO: Yet Another Reason We're Glad It's Not The '20s

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.09.2013 | HuffPost Home

In my mind, there's no other way to read the prevailing statement in this vintage appliance ad except with sarcasm. Flickr photo from JoeWolf ...

LOOK: Grape Nuts Used To Fat-Shame Women

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Advertising isn't known for being body positive. Companies as diverse as and Oatmeals NY have resorted to shaming potential customer...

LOOK: Women Are More Susceptible To What?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.24.2013 | Women

Women are so delicate that they need special toilet paper, according to this vintage advertisement. This Scott Tissues ad from a 1930 issue of Goo...

LOOK: A 1912 Breast Enlargement Ad

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.17.2013 | Women

One Georgian lady has the answer to increasing your bust -- by six inches in 30 days, apparently. A page from the April 14, 1912 issue of the Wash...