Remember a time when boy bands were reigning supreme, teenage boys were freezing apprehensively, and Abercrombie & Fitch dominated the fashion scene? Then you may remember the mall! And if you remember the malls, you’re definitely old! In fact, you’re so old that a recent Netflix documentary should take some time to explain to kids exactly what it is. “Mall” (pronounced MAW-LL) was. Time to grab your Metamucil and start crying over your long lost youth!
In the past, malls were a place where teens gathered to hang out, talk about Kimberly, and buy expensive polo shirts. Netflix Documentary White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch Take us back to those idyllic days to explain why American teens were so obsessed with buying low-quality Moose T-shirts. Part of that reason was the mall. While some of us remember the importance of a mall, some young people of today have no idea what a mall is. Enter Netflix’s attempt to explain it. to me NEWSWEEK:
The new Netflix documentary White Hot: The Rise and Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch He captivated viewers with his true-to-life story of scandal and nostalgia, but one contributor really got people talking.
The documentary explores the many controversies surrounding the iconic fashion brand in the 1990s and early 2000s, and was a hot topic on Twitter this week.
An unnamed man in the movie baffled viewers with his bizarre description of a mall.
white hot Partly it is an ode to the mall culture of the 1990s and early 2000s and the unique experience they offered to consumers of that era, especially teens.
“Imagine a search engine that you can walk into,” says the man in the documentary about shopping malls. “Or an online catalog that represents a real place.”
I’m dying with this guy in the Abercrombie & Fitch documentary that explains the concept of a shopping mall. pic.twitter.com/B3mCLiCFml
– Bella (@elon_degeneres) April 19, 2022
It’s like the Metaverse but just like in real life! If that comment made you crumble into irrelevant dust, you can take solace in the fact that there are legions of millennials and Generation X-ers who feel the same way.
There is a new doc on Netflix about Abercrombie & Fitch and they explain what the mall is which made me realize that there are young people out there who don’t know what the mall is pic.twitter.com/mHF1QAqoXa
– VERY BLANCOFEMOPHOBIC (@oddbri_xo) April 19, 2022
Abercrombie and fitch aren’t talked about like a history book now 😭😭😭 pic.twitter.com/seXri2h0Ba
– Jasmine (@JasmeenD) April 22 2022
Time is running out I think. Fortunately, we are no longer under the control of a company that often hires “Models” With no retail experience in the foreground and mode else people in the back. Although I personally don’t miss Abercrombie (I was more of a JNCO impersonator), I do miss the mall. Where else am I supposed to showcase my new butterfly clips and subject others to the stinky scent from the iconic ‘Cucumber Melon’?! It’s not the same in the office!
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