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Acme - Your Boots Say Acme (1982) - 0:30 (USA)

Acme - Your Boots Say Acme  (1982) - 0:30 (USA)

Acme boots, people.

 

You've come a long way baby...."What a big beautiful diamond, your fiancé must be really rich"

...or have we? Ad fan Kariann sent us this scan of an ad she found in a 1980's women's fashion magazine. An early example of that "two months salary" rule - yikes. These days DeBeers pushes right hand rings to women, since nobody is getting married anymore. ;)

Full ad with all the horrible copy inside.

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Calvin Klein Jeans - Brooke Shields / Reading is to the mind... - (1980) :30 (USA)

Calvin Klein Jeans - Brooke Shields / Reading is to the mind... - (1980) :30 (USA)

....what Calvins are to the body. Oh Calvin.

 

Calvin Klein Jeans - Brooke Shields Survival of the fittest - (1980) :60 (USA)

Calvin Klein Jeans - Brooke Shields Survival of the fittest - (1980) :60 (USA)

Brooke teaches us a thing or two about genetics.

 

Calvin Klein Jeans - Brooke Shields / Remember Forget - (1980) :10 (USA)

Calvin Klein Jeans - Brooke Shields / Remember Forget - (1980) :10 (USA)

More words of wisdom from Brooke.

 

Underoos - Star Wars Underoos! - (1977) . (USA)

Underoos - Star Wars Underoos! - (1977) . (USA)

Ha! When the little girl bends to pet R2D2 and he makes that sound. Yep, accidental fart-comedy-sound-effect. Classic.

 

ICI Fibers - The New Way to Dress - (1974) :30

ICI Fibers - The New Way to Dress - (1974) :30

"The new way to dress" in Crimplene for men and Terylene, the new way to dress is in ICI fibers....

 

Hanes - Unforgettable women / Mystrece

Well ladies, you could read books, but then again you could also not worry your pretty little head with that stuff and instead be sexy. Your choice.

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"The man in the Hathaway shirt" - Ogilvy, print 1955

Ellerton Jette was the president of Hathaway, and didn't have much of a budget. David Ogilvy asked for complete creative control and the promise that Hathaway shirts would not fire Ogilvy & Mather for as long as the companies existed. On the way to the shoot, David stopped to pick up a novelty eye-patch and the mystery man of intrigue was born.

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