More fun with Lisa Frank

Liked the Lisa Frank pictures in my Friday Links post? Here are a few more!

My packrat tendencies come in handy when it comes to digging up nostalgic things that have suddenly come back in style. I hadn’t looked at any of this stuff in years, but I’m so glad I saved it all!

Club Lisa Frank. Oh man, remember that? I always wanted to join, but my parents didn’t want to pay for it.

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Rainbows and unicorns and puppies, oh my!

I’m sick (booo), so I’m just sitting around trying to entertain myself with the internet.

Which has led to looking at lots pictures of Lisa Frank school supplies from the ’90s.

And covering my phone in Lisa Frank stickers.

I may not have a newfangled smartphone like all the kids these days (who can get phone cases on Etsy), but I can still decorate my electronics. Continue reading

More late ’90s/early 00’s catalog nostalgia: Delia*s

Liked my scans from Alloy and Girlfriends LA? Here are a few more, from Delia*s.

I had a mixed relationship with Delia*s–for the longest time, they carried only up to size 13. Eventually, they did expand their size range on some clothing, but I’ll always think of them as the first catalog I both loved and felt completely excluded from.

Now, so many years later, I can look back and enjoy the fashion, with only a twinge of remembering that feeling.

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Flashback: old-school Torrid

I recently came across a coupon I had printed out from when Torrid first opened:

Remember when Torrid was actually alternative?

I love the little cartoon girls representing goth, raver, glam (?), punk, and rockabilly styles. Continue reading

Ode to Lisa Frank

Guys. Guys. Remember Lisa Frank??

This explains my love of flower crowns and rainbow tutus.

There’s a new interview with her that’s been going around the blogosphere.

Whichgoose posted the above picture on Facebook, and whoaaa, did it bring me back. I loved everything Lisa Frank throughout elementary school. Back-to-school shopping was a great excuse for acquiring folders and notebooks with different designs. Continue reading