Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Women Hating Women: vintage ad

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | September 28, 2010 3:30 PM | comments

Filed in: The Movement
Tags: female stereotypes, vintage lingerie, vintage women, women in advertising

Sometimes I find something that makes go ARGHHHH and this vintage girdle ad fits that bill. I think someone could write a dissertation on it: from the "joke" that women hate women who are more attractive than themselves (an attitude still encouraged in society), to the notion that a restrained female body is a beautiful one, to the weird phallic cannon pointed at her girdled figure.

Check it out after the jump.


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The shoes Gloria! You forgot to mention the shoes. How could you?

I hate women who are more attractive than me. Is that okay? ;)