35 Extremely Sexist Ads That You Should See

We have gathered 35 Extremely Sexist Ads and we think that you shouldn’t miss them under any circumstances. First, I want to clarify the fact that I’m not a sexist; I believe in equal opportunities and rights for both women and men. And I’m not being politically correct. That’s  how I was raised.

For some of you these ads are horrible and shocking. Nonetheless, some might even consider them amusing.  Well, I find them to be horrible, shocking and amusing – an explosive combination. Believe it or not, below you’ll see some famous brands such as Volkswagen, Schlitz or Buick.  The Volkswagen ad has a nostalgic feeling, as men seemed extremely reluctant so see women as their equals. “Sooner or later, your wife will drive home” – best expressed the feelings of the 1960s, an era of agitation and protest for women’s rights.

In yet another unbelievable ad, someone was trying to sell a book called “Why You Should Beat Your Wife“. This seemed like a troll to me, until I found Chase & Sannborn ads’.  Furthermore, these two ads were created at a distance of 30 years (!?) and they seemed identical. Shocking!

Nonetheless, if you think that sexist advertisement is a thing of the past, well Madison’s Avenue pots ads will prove you wrong! And these were made only 3 years ago! Nevertheless, enjoy and if you will like this article, then please share it with your friends or community! Many thanks! Cheers!

P.S. You would probably like to see Ford as an Advertisement Legend – 61 Vintage Ads and How Apple’s Marketing Revolution Began – 80 Vintage Ads.

 

 

Schlitz

1940s

 

WWII,  US Department of State

1940s

 

Ketchup ad

1960s

 

Footwear ad

1970s

 

Hoover

1950s

 

Bebnson & Hedges

1960s

 

Van Heusen

1940s

 

Vacola

1950s

 

Hardee’s

1940s

 

Volkswagen

1950s

 

Pitney-Bowes

1940s

 

Datacomp

1970s

 

Eight O’Clock Coffee

1950s

 

Drummond

1960s

 

Buick

1958

 

Why You Should Beat Your Wife

1930s

 

Sears

1960s

 

Mini Automatic

1970s

 

More Leisure For Living

1967

 

Chase Sannborn Coffee

1960s

 

Dormeyer

1940s

 

Madison Avenue (2009!)

 

 

 

New Ivory Soap

1940s

 

Griffin Microsheen

1950s

 

1947

 

 

Floor Cleaner Ad (1950s)

 

 

Pep Vitamins

1940s

 

Lustre Cream

1960s

 

Bell & Howell

1959

 

Carling Black Label Beer

1960s

 

Hubby

1947

 

 Park her Anywhere

1970s

 

Hush Pappies (1960s)

 

19 Comments

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  2. Derp   •  

    Hush Pappies?

    • Puppet Master   •  

      In the small letters under, it says: Relax. When the “libs” call us names like that it really means they think we’re rugged, masculine, virile. Like these new Hush Puppies.

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  5. Michiel   •  

    Tell me Lulian. Do you know someone to design such a nice old add in a new style?

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  11. Brian Katcher   •  

    That Hardee’s one is obviously fake. That’s their new design and it’s mocking their terrible food.

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  14. Georges   •  

    I don’t understand why the Haedee’s one should be a fake… Please, be specific.

  15. Tuli   •  

    The second advertisement contains a subversive message.

  16. Mr Blunt   •  

    Not one ad after 1970. And just to mention, some of these products were designed for women, hence advertised to women. Got anything from the last 40 years?

  17. andrew   •  

    These are no more egregiously sexist than “mama’s got the magic of clorox” etc. Practically all ads for cooking and cleaning products to this day presume and perpetuate the assumption that women do all domestic labor.

  18. Schlomo Shekelstein   •  

    I think you could find 70 sexist ads like this only targeted towards MEN. “women are better then men” is a rallying cry of all the feminist groups these days

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