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Undies ads in 1960 and today

Reminder: the times, they change. In 1960, this mens underwear advertisement caused a sensation in New Zealand, where apparently the site of so much bare flesh was so scandalous it was initially rejected for broadcast. It was allowed on appeal.



Jump forward a quarter-century to 1984 and you could show far more skin with no problem at all, as this (still) vintage Bonds ad demonstrates:

Add another 25 years and the sky is apparently the limit: