Would you BELIEVE that caffeine-infused panties perhaps does not, in fact, reduce the appearance of cellulite? Apparently this caught some consumers by surprise, and now Maidenform and Wacoal America are facing multiple lawsuits.
It's like David Lynch meets Stanley Kubrick meets Mad Men meets the "intimates" department at Penney's, and then they all got drunk. [Vintage_Ads]
Yesterday, we looked at editorial pages from the May 1986 issue of Elle magazine and compared them to the May 2010 issue. Today: Big hair, tan skin, turquoise eyeshadow and lots of lady-cigarettes: Let's compare advertising pages, then and now.
Sunday night's episode of Mad Men tackled the subject of societal expectations and perceptions of women — image (sex appeal) vs. purpose (caretaking) — when Sterling Cooper was told to rev up its Playtex bra campaign to compete with the much sexier ads run by Maidenform. The boys club at the agency decided that women…