Shabby Chic: The Original ’90s Cottage Dream

Before Anthropoloigie’s homewares section, there was Rachel Ashwell’s Shabby Chic. I stumbled across the brand in the late 1990s. My mother, who still regularly redecorates her house, had Ashwell’s Shabby Chic book. These were pre-Pinterest days, so design ideas came from books and magazines. I remember flipping through the book. …

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What happened to Jane cosmetics?

Most 90s teens recall Jane (also known as j.a.n.e.) cosmetics as a fun, accessible and affordable makeup brand. I definitely remember strolling the drugstore makeup aisle and seeing the seemingly out of place section reserved for the popular teen brand. Over time, the brand developed a cult following that’s left …

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