That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

May 31, 2014

“Inside the Montgomery Ward recipe scrapbook” (flickr)

Filed under: catalogs,dead chains — Anita @ 8:43 pm

Inside the Montgomery Ward recipe scrapbook

Inside the Montgomery Ward recipe scrapbook

Someone a long time ago used an old Montgomery Ward catalog as a recipe book, like how people today will reuse books as art journals.

November 19, 2011

Delias Summer 1999 Catalog – a set on Flickr

Filed under: catalogs — Anita @ 10:43 pm

Delias Summer 1999 Catalog – a set on Flickr.

Total memory seizure looking at this catalog. I’m 15 years old all over again.

December 15, 2010

“Sassy Sears” (Time, August 20, 1984)

Filed under: catalogs,potential dead chains,sears — Anita @ 3:28 pm

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Just two years short of its 100th birthday, the once staid and conservative Sears is showing the friskiness of a teen-ager who has won a date with Tiegs. In fact, some people would say that Sears has become downright sassy.

Read more: https://web.archive.org/web/20070328133440/http://www.time.com/time/printout/0,8816,954363,00.html

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July 18, 2009

1988 McDonalds Clothing Catalog

Filed under: catalogs,fewd — Anita @ 10:33 pm

My friend Jane showed me this on Facebook tonight:

https://web.archive.org/web/20090720012241/http://www.retrocomedy.com/2009/07/80s-mcfashion-delicious.html 

Man, do I want that Grimace sweater:

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