Ad Campaign – Elizabeth Arden, 1945

No wonder the ancients thought the sun was the giver of life… for now we know it holds precious gifts we all need… Today more than ever with the tension of wartime living, the fatigue of wartime work.  Make the most of every opportunity to back in the sun…

In 1945, back in the good old days before photoshop  and other photo chicanery made one question every ad in the big glossy fashion magazine, they had illustrators who weren’t concerned with the literal portraying of a product.    Just give us a pretty and slender young woman out there where the blue begins!

Here’s another Elizabeth Arden ad, this one from 1956:

 

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2 responses to “Ad Campaign – Elizabeth Arden, 1945

  1. I love vintage advertisement illustrations. I often find them so much pretty than the photograph ones. It’s an art I’d love to see more widely used today.

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  2. Ahhhh! So charming! Thanks for sharing these wonderful illustrations. :-)

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