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Hey, Cats & Chicks

ExperienceCorey Lyons, Gap Inc. bloggerComment
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Look – we’re not too modest to say we don’t dig our own company’s history. This picture says it all, right? Anytime you can get “for cats and chicks” in a newspaper ad, which we did in this groovy newspaper clip from ’69 to drive people into the first Gap store – you’re on to something.

In our early days, we sold only Levi’s and, as this ad proves, made references to “nitty-gritty blue jeans.” While we call everything “denim” these days, this ad, which references the “newest flares” and “latest plaids,” shows that, in fashion, everything old is new again …