A longtime fan of both J. Peterman's clothing and characteristically bizarre copy sent us this "Temptress" dress. "This seems really out of character for this company — their usual style is spicy, but not rape-y!" she pointed out.
Spring has sprung, and if you're looking for dreamy dresses shilled through illustrations and creative writing essays, the J. Peterman catalog is for you!
It's not just a Seinfeld joke: The J. Peterman catalog exists, and it's still in the business of attempting to shill clothes by evoking mystery and telling romantic tales.
In all honesty, I thought the J. Peterman catalog was dead. I remember it as something I used to read on the toilet in high school, and later heard the people on Seinfeld joking about. So when I went over to my mom's house and saw it on the table, my jaw dropped. It is the same as ever: A noble attempt to inject…