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December 8, 2018

26 Hilarious Christmas Ads From LIFE Magazine in the 1950s

A photo collection that shows some hilarious ads for the Holiday from LIFE magazine in the 1950s.

From Woolworth's. From an advertisement for Woolworth's appearing in the December 8, 1952 issue of LIFE

Give a June Tan for Christmas. From an advertisement for the ultra violet Westinghouse Sun Lamp appearing in the December 8, 1952 issue of LIFE

If You Want To Be Kissed. From an advertisement for Arrow shirts appearing in the December 8, 1952 issue of LIFE

The Gift That Says 'Merry Christmas' to a Man's Taste and Throat. From an advertisement for Kaywoodie pipes appearing in the December 8, 1952 issue of LIFE

The Huntington. From an advertisement for Sylvania Radio and Television appearing in the December 8, 1952 issue of LIFE

The Most Welcome Family Gift You Can Give. From an advertisement for Samson Foldaway Furniture (Shwayder Bros., Inc., Furniture Division) appearing in the December 8, 1952 issue of LIFE

The Surest Gift of All. From an advertisement for Wembley Nor-East Non-Crush Ties appearing in the December 8, 1952 issue of LIFE

This Precious Gift of Sleep. From an advertisement for Playtex (International Latex Corporation) appearing in the
December 8, 1952 issue of LIFE

Dan-dan-dandy Gifts. From LIFE magazine, December 5, 1955

Flash The Holiday Fun. From LIFE magazine, December 5, 1955

Give a Woman a Real Gift of Sewing! From Singer Sewing Machine Company advertisement in the December 5, 1955 issue of LIFE

Happy Holiday Motoring. Advertisement from the December 5, 1955 issue of LIFE

Lo! How A Rose E'er Blooming. From an advertisement for Four Roses whiskey appearing in the December 5, 1955 issue of LIFE

No Gift Quite Like It. From LIFE magazine, December 5, 1955

O Tablecloth! From Singer Sewing Machine Company advertisement in the December 5, 1955 issue of LIFE

The Sparkling Drink That Says "Welcome!" From LIFE magazine, December 5, 1955

Wesson Fruitcake. From LIFE magazine, December 5, 1955

Why Girls Kiss Santa Clauses. Advertisement from the December 5, 1955 issue of LIFE

Clock Radio Christmas. From an advertisement for Telechron Timers appearing in the November 26, 1956 issue of LIFE

White Dreams. From an advertisement for the White Sewing Machine Corporation appearing in the November 26, 1956 issue of LIFE

Christmas Means Stratolounger. From an advertisement for Futorian-Stratford Furniture Company appearing in the December 1, 1958 issue of LIFE

Guaranteed White Christmas. From an advertisement for Fruit of the Loom Underwear appearing in the December 1, 1958 issue of LIFE

Happy Family Lion Christmas. From an advertisement for Kodak appearing in the December 1, 1958 issue of LIFE

Joyous Voices Sweet and Clear. From an advertisement for RCA-Victor appearing in the December 1, 1958 issue of LIFE

Merry Christmas to Bill. From an advertisement for Norelco appearing in the December 1, 1958 issue of LIFE

The Gift That Goes Over Big. From an advertisement for Shwayder Bros. Inc., Folding Furniture Division appearing in the December 1, 1958 issue of LIFE




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