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UPDATE: Delia’s is about to delist itself from Nasdaq — the result of its stock dropping to a mere 11 cents per share, reports Buzzfeed. And, with that, the teen brand whose catalogs were once the most exciting thing to land in your mailbox is basically on its way out, and we’re faced with having to say goodbye to one of the most influential parts of our adolescence. While it's likely that this time next year there may no longer be such a thing as Delia's and it's six-page spreads of Paul Frank tees, we're still happy to hold onto these memories from our beloved catalog brand's heyday, 4eva.
It was the summer of 1999, and we all wore shoes that could double as flotation devices and grandfathers probably wore pants that fit them better than ours did. We spent our time (when we weren't at the mall) logged on to AOL, watching Buffy The Vampire Slayer on the WB, and jamming to Blink 182 CDs. Our constant companion? The Delia's catalog, featuring wholesome-lookin' lasses with amazingly flat-ironed hair, relaxed fit khakis, and stretchy chokers. Some wonderful Flickr user uploaded the entire Delia's catalog from summer '99 for our early afternoon trip down memory lane. Now… a show of hands — who remembers?
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