Bras have had a long and complicated relationship with girls, which are their majority users, ever since they were invented. In today’s time when we have movements like ‘Free The Nipple’ and more that talk about how bras are not that essential for a woman, we take a look back at some of the old timey bra ads. 

Advertisement has always seen women as a way to grab eyeballs and catch the attention of people. Putting them in skimpy clothes, or provocative poses etc. are usual antics we’ve seen. 

However, this is present even in ads geared towards females. Ads since time immemorial have touched up a woman’s insecurity, body issues and more to poach them to buy products. 

Here we take a look at some sexist and funnily derogatory bra ads from the 1950s:

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