13 Essential Mall Stores That ’90s Girls Shopped

Shockingly, some of this hasn’t changed.

1. The Limited Too

For junior-sized styles of the grown-up Limited, accessories with blue fur and plastic flowers.

2. Deb

For shiny shirts and parachute pants.

3. Claire’s

For your BFF necklaces.

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4. Afterthoughts

For fimo clay jewelry, hair clips, and nail polishes. (Unfortunately, Afterthoughts was acquired by Claire’s and there’s nearly zero trace of it online.)

5. Old Navy

For Performance Fleece.

6. Abercrombie & Fitch

For preppy button-ups, tight polos, slutty tennis-inspired skirts.

7. American Eagle Outfitters

The poor man’s Abercrombie & Fitch.

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8. Victoria’s Secret

For shimmer lotions and satin padded bras.

9. Hot Topic

For those cutesy-meets-hell graphic or iron-on shirts or ball chain anything.

10. Fashion Bug

For really ugly shit.

11. Bath & Body Works

For Juniper Breeze body gel with those little exfoliating beads.

12. Express

For solid-colored tanks and stretch khakis.

13. Delia’s

OMG remember when this happened and all of a sudden all your fave catalog looks were available FOR REAL IN PERSON?

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