This weekend people around the world are celebrating Passover  and Easter  with traditions from church services to matzo to egg hunts. According to these vintage ads, the way to a woman's heart on Easter is a combination of flower-topped hats, chocolates, pastel frocks, and Coke-fueled celebrations. So see what the Easter bunny brought women and girls back in the day with a collection of vintage Easter ads!
Don't forget the chocolates!
From these ads you'd think Easter is just another way for florists and chocolate companies to make a buck after Valentine's Day!
Cool off in your Easter hat with a Coke!
The living beauty is the flowers, not you, sweetheart!
Chocolate! Chocolate! Chocolate! Ack!
Party it up this Easter Sunday with a nonalcoholic beverage.
A hope chest — how did you know what I wanted, Easter bunny?
Get gossipy this weekend in wool bouclé.
Get your bunny and bonnet ready; it's all about the photo ops.
Who knew Easter was such a party day?
Look your best this Sunday.
These sexy Easter fashions look a little risqué for church!
Look, mommy! It's a nightmarish Easter bunny!
Nothing's as tasty as dyed eggs that've been hidden in the grass all day!
Hold on to your bonnet — it's Easter.
Two dapper Easter dates are better than one!
Hit up the parade in style.
How to dress like a birdcage this Easter . . . don't ask.
Nothing as glam as the Chrysler Easter parade.
So many shoes to choose from! Which pair says "grandma" best?
Chocolates? You shouldn't have.
This dish sounds . . . interesting.