Let's Shop the 1981 Sears Catalog... via Absolutely Nuts LaserDisc!

Via Boing Boing, this is a pretty amazing artifact—the missing link between catalog shopping and ecommerce. First the video fast-forwards through every item in the catalog, then a couple of minutes in, you get an intro from one Ed Brennan, an executive casually propped on a piece of office furniture who outlines the… »4/06/15 10:00pm4/06/15 10:00pm

Your Favorite Stores Aren't Signing the Bangladesh Safety Act

Labor groups urged massive clothing retailers including Gap and Wal-Mart to sign an international pact this week that would solidify safety standards and send a clear message that big brand names won't allow another easily preventable tragedy like last month's factory collapse in Bangladesh, which killed over 1,000… »5/17/13 11:45am5/17/13 11:45am

Scandalous Nipple on Sears’ Website Has Unleashed Smut on Innocent Shoppers (NSFW)

Thanks to America's Puritanically fraught relationship with nipples, Sears has been forced to address public outrage over the fact that an image on its website's Exotic Apparel section that features a model's right nipple clearly visible through the purple mesh "babydoll" slip she's wearing. According to AdRants,… »9/13/12 10:25pm9/13/12 10:25pm

Tell Us Your Black Friday Horror Stories (Or, This One Time I Threw Up In A Macy's)

It's 11:30. Normal folks are stirring from their post-Thanksgiving comas and maybe thinking about taking something for that hangover. A strange breed of early-early-ante-meridiem bargain-hunters, however, is surfing a warm accretionary haze, Sam's Club breakfasts and $99.99 tennis bracelets acquired. »11/26/10 11:30am11/26/10 11:30am

Jessica Biel Designs Handbags For Justin Timberlake

  • Rumor has it that Jessica Biel's gonna be designing bags for squeeze Justin Timberlake's William Rast line. "Sources say she has already started sketching designs for a limited edition collection. Isn't it a coincidence how much hidden design talent there is in Hollywood? [Daily Express]
  • "In times of uncertainty, I…
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Hockey Player Sean Avery's Vogue Stint To Hit The Silver Screen

  • You know how we said yesterday we were kind of over hockey player Sean Avery's novelty Vogue internship? Yeah, now they might make a movie out of it. Devil Wears Prada meets The Cutting Edge?! [Reuters]
  • Naomi Campbell wants to be a mother. FYI. [Daily Express]
  • Posh's line of gowns is...not too bad. Says Posh: "The…
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