When Skinny Was A Bad Word: 7 Retro Anti-Thin Ads
Believe it or not, the push to be hyper-thin hasn't always been present. In the '50s and '60s, women were sold the idea that a curvy, bodacious bod was best, and companies like Wate-On advertised that they could turn a skinny girl into a voluptuous vixen through their weight-gaining products. Whether Wate-On worked, it's refreshing to see a different kind of body type being coveted--one that doesn't promote a protruding hip or clavicle. Check out these fascinating vintage "anti-skinny" ads.