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Shorpy Saturday – The Lincoln Store: 1925

By Jeffrey Buck When I think of a car dealership… it’s usually expansive and not very elegant. That’s not always been the case. This picture of a city dealership in Washington, D.C. back in the 20s is not your average … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – The Art of Selling: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck There is an art to anything and in today’s world it’s much more digital when it comes to clothing catalogs. Take a look at the photograph entitled “The Art of Selling: 1941“: July 1941. “Detroit, Michigan. Head of the … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – First the Shoes: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck If the shoe fits… a great photograph depicting a time when shopping was less clicking and more visual to the passing customer. Take a look at the photograph entitled “First the Shoes: 1941“: July 1941. “Detroit, Michigan. Head of … Continue reading

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Shop Locally With Styleshack.com

DETROIT – Shopping at Detroit-area boutiques has become easier with the launch of Styleshack, a customizable website designed to give busy consumers a personalized shopping experience with local retailers — all at their own convenience. Detroit-based Styleshack allows users to … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Pardridge & Blackwell: 1915

By Jeffrey Buck I always imagine what it must have been like to shop downtown Detroit in its heyday around the Holidays. I’ve seen photos of window displays at Hudson’s and while studying in Europe got to see some great … Continue reading

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Shorpy Saturday – Order Online: 1941

By Jeffrey Buck Ordering “online” was a little different back then but in a sense it hasn’t changed. Take a look at the photograph entitled “Order Online: 1941“: July 1941. “Operator taking telephone orders at the Crowley-Milner department store, Detroit.” Continuing this … Continue reading

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Welcome Somerset CityLoft & The Detroit Shoppe back to downtown Detroit

By Jeffrey Buck With so much negative news going around it’s with pleasure that I can say that Somerset CityLoft and The Detroit Shoppe are once again open in downtown Detroit starting today. The stores will continue to be open … Continue reading

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