Let's Shop for Fabulous Fall Coats in 1964

November brings brisk temperatures and chilly winds, but you can't sacrifice style for warmth! You're gonna need a sharp cover-up. Tailored coats with gold buttons and reversible rain capes? Yes, please. » 11/01/13 1:30pm 11/01/13 1:30pm

Let's Shop for Sweaters in 1983

TGIF! It's time for another edition of Let's Shop. Today we travel back in time to 1983. The weather's turned cool, and after braiding each others' hair, we're going to collapse on the couch and watch Webster, Dallas and Falcon Crest. Better pick a pastel pullover. Which one do you want? » 9/06/13 6:10pm 9/06/13 6:10pm

Let's Shop For Cocktail Dresses in 1988

It's Friday night in 1988. You turn on the radio. Taylor Dayne's "Tell It To My Heart" segues into "Need You Tonight" by INXS. Hot. A full night awaits — dinner, dancing — and you've already sprayed yourself in Lou Lou. But what are you going to wear? » 7/12/13 6:30pm 7/12/13 6:30pm

Let's Shop for Swimsuits in 1967

Is your town experiencing what the weatherfolks are calling "excessive heat"? Better hit the pool/beach/park/backyard sprinklers/sidewalk in a new swimsuit. » 6/28/13 5:40pm 6/28/13 5:40pm

Let's Shop for Jem and the Holograms Dolls in 1986

Straight out of the 1986 Sears Christmas Catalog, here are Jem and the Holograms, ready to "rock you into a world of fantasy and fun." » 5/15/13 4:00pm 5/15/13 4:00pm

Let's Shop for Shoes in the 1940s

Have you heard? Sky-high heels are so over. One- and two-inch heels are fresh for spring.

And here, in these pages from the 1940s, you've got lots of options. On the left, the 1943 Lane Bryant catalog offers cute striped wedges, but remember, ladies: They are NOT rationed. On the right, "youthful" pumps and sandals by… » 5/06/13 5:40pm 5/06/13 5:40pm

Let's Shop for Sleazy Lingerie in the 1980s

The year is 1983. You've got the scene all set: A roaring fire, some Riunite on ice, Remington Steele playing softly on the Magnavox. A swift check of your Swatch confirms that your beloved will arrive at any moment. Time to change into something a little more comfortable. What'll it be? » 4/25/13 2:10pm 4/25/13 2:10pm

Let's Shop For Cheerleading and Band Uniforms in the 1980s

Do you like big, harsh-looking sequins and synthetic fabrics? You're in luck! These images from vintage Colorifics catalogs selling cheerleading, band, drill team and choir uniforms are dazzling. With these get-ups, no one will ever doubt your commitment to Sparkle Motion. Go team! » 4/15/13 2:00pm 4/15/13 2:00pm

Let's Shop for Hats in the 1920s

Ah, the 1920s. When you could get a really great hat for $1.95. What's that you say? You like the $2.95 hats? Pardon me, big spender. The image on the left is from Retronaut's new site, Anywhen; the one on the right was seen on Pinterest. But more pressing: Which hat do you want to buy? » 4/11/13 2:55pm 4/11/13 2:55pm