In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki discuss a controversial new Adidas ad for sports bras.
Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show:
- Adidas went viral earlier this month for tweeting twenty-five sets of bare breasts in order to promote a new line of sports bras. Niki discussed this Time cover about breastfeeding. Neil referred to this Atlantic article about using breasts to sell products, and Natalia drew on historian Martha Verbrugge’s book Active Bodiesand this Elle feature about changing activewear trends. Natalia also referred to holdings in the Smithsonian’s Jogbra collection.
In our regular closing feature, What’s Making History: