80s

KB Toys Announces Their Comeback After Toys 'R' Us Declares Bankruptcy

After we were all devastated by the news that our childhood heaven Toys 'R' Us was closing down, we thought that nothing could make our inner child happy. Honestly, Toys 'R' Us was the coolest place to go when you were little, and it sucks knowing that we won't be able to bring our kids there one day. But wait! There was one place that we loved going to just as much as Toys 'R' Us, maybe even more. KB Toys was the competitor to the popular brand, and while they went out of business in 2009, they are now

00s

Claire's May Be Going Bankrupt, But These 11 Iconic Styles Will Live In Our Memories Forever

Raise the alarms, because Claire's, everyone's favorite store to buy earrings and tiaras, is reportedly filing for bankruptcy. That's right, our mall experience will never be the same. Nothing is official yet, but reports are saying that the company has filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy which will allow them to continue operating while they try to come up with a plan. They are apparently in debt by over $1.4 billion and with a $60 million interest payment due on March 13th. While the business side of things is not really something that we understand, the shopping aspect is

90s

There's A Miniature Video Store And It Will Make You Nostalgic For The '90s All Over Again

In today's day and age, we can practically get anything we want with just a snap of our fingers. With the help of laptops and smartphones we're able to purchase basically anything we want online, and have it shipped to us as fast as possible. While the 21st century has created an alternative to prolong our anti-social behavior, we also need to take time to honor all the things technology has made obsolete. One of those things taken away from us are video stores, like Blockbuster and Hollywood Video. It seems like centuries ago we would go cruising to the

90s

10 Mascots From Your Childhood You Haven't Thought About In Years

It seems like every product, store and restaurant needed to have some kind of mascot to try and make kids love it more. Kids held a lot of power over the shopping choices apparently, because it seemed like everything was targeted to them. Whether it was a big box store's attempt at relevance, or a frozen food company just trying to convince kids they will love their food, companies did everything in their power to convince us that it was a great idea. How many of these mascots do you remember? To be fair, many of them are still around,

Fashion

Take A Trip Through Time And Visit A Store Tailored For 80s And 90s Kids

There's a brand new store that you can go into that will essentially take you back in time! It's called Spark Pretty and it will honestly make any 80s or 90s kid's head explode. Spark PrettyThe store is full of everything you would need to relive your childhood; whether you grew up in geometric prints and scrunchies in the 80s, or hyper-color shirts and platform shoes in the 90s. Spark PrettyThe business was founded in 2012 by Amanda Dolan, but as of September 2017 it has a new storefront that you should absolute try to go visit in New York.