Sweet and Strange Vintage Candy Ads

Candy didn’t use to have a bad rep like how it does nowadays and judging by these vintage print ads, the sweet stuff wasn’t just for the youngsters. Marketed to all ages from costumed trick-or-treaters to workers needing to prop their feet up for a Kit Kat break, nostalgic images ranged from the sweet and romantic to a bit on the creepy side. Serving as a reminder of a bygone era when obesity wasn’t an issue, the playful ads feature bright colors and an effervescent take on classic confectioneries.

For a related article, try Musical Artists Star in Vintage Ads.

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