Confession time: I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for Express. Even though they’re known mostly for slutty office wear. Even though they instructed their employees to use the term “up in this piece” in the ’90s. Because hidden between all of the sequins and bandage dresses, they actually have some really cute pieces at reasonable prices. Click through to check out 10 awesome items from their current collection, all for 50 bucks or less!
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Mall retailer Express was really cutting edge in ’90s, so much so that it created a special “slang” guide for its employees, (presumably) so they could fluently converse with any and all manner of customer. But given that this manual was created in the late ’90s, during the era of “Beverly Hills, 90210″ and party rap, there are a lot of ridiculous entries in this list.
Of course, a lot of these terms are still in use — and are actually in the dictionary. Still, it’s funny to see corporate culture try and adapt to the streets. Some definitions, after the jump! Keep reading »
Me: Nice weather we’re having.
Model: Very nice.
Me: Also you’re not wearing a shirt. Keep reading »
We love Target for coming up with the genius idea of having cool designers do guest collections and we love the fact that every other store in the world is copying the idea. Celia Birtwell, who made really fun bohemian printed dresses and shirts in the ’70s, has done a line for Express and it’s perfect for Spring/Summer. We heart these two dresses, in Mystic Daisy print and Mini Posh Dot print. Not to mention basically everything else in the collection. More photos, after the jump! [Express Fashion via The Budget Fashionista and LA Times] Keep reading »