...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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  • deeped's picture

    Eighties hairdo and eighties italics in the copy. Feels like... someone freebased too much glue

    Oct 30, 2006

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