5/14/09

Sex Sells #5: Hippie Comb Ad

[image source] I realize the sexual revolution was in full swing when this ad came out, but I'm still awestruck. This is an Ace comb ad for chrissake. I can understand advertising getting a little racy at times for fashion, automobiles, alcohol, cigarettes, and stereo equipment... but combs?

(sigh) I was born about 15 years too late...

[Also see my post on a sexy horse manure ad.]

6 comments:

  1. Aquarius man. It was all about aquarius, no matter what you were doing.

    This is an example of ad agency person who had just been to a road show of HAIR and just had to incorporate it into work.

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  2. That is incredibly awesome. Just like the dude on the left's massive 'stache.

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  3. That is really cool to see. Hope you have a great weekend.

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  4. The dude with glasses looks a lot like a friend of mine. I'm really digging the chick with long blond hair. Tattered and Lost is probably right about the influence of Hair!. But what a great way to advertise a comb. At least you notice the hair.

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  5. How to tell if you're in the midst of a sexual revolution: There's nudity in comb ads. I wonder if dental floss and fabric softener ads were equally as explicit.

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  6. It was certainly interesting for me to read the post. Thank you for it. I like such themes and anything connected to them. I definitely want to read a bit more soon.

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