The Impact Of Advertising On Society 's Image Of Young Women Essay

1284 Words Mar 10th, 2016 null Page
The evolution of advertising has changed so much since the 1930’s, where clothing was marketed towards ‘everyday’ people. Looking back at the advertising from then, you can clearly tell they were marketed toward hard workers, busy house wives and active children all in one advertisement. Minimal skin was showing and typically the person in the advertisement was hosting a get together or working hard on the family farm. The most important part of advertisements in that era was about versatility and everyday use. Advertising focused on how jeans could make life less complicated by making them appear more versatile and comfortable. At present, however, there are different advertisements for various ages, genders and wealth. Advertisements now show way more skin and sex than ever dreamed before. Women are now portrayed skinner than the average American. This has changed society’s image of young women drastically. Advertising isn’t about selling a product anymore; it’s about using sex to sell a product and to get a person addicted to their product. These new advertisements have created bigger issues in society, such as eating disorders and addictions too many products.
Searching for advertisements that ‘pop out’ in today’s society was harder than I imaged. At first I didn’t see anything wrong with the advertisements; as it has become the norm for my generation. In society today we see and hear thousands of different advertisements a day; some with annoying little…

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