It’s Istanbul/It’s Constantinople

Anyone care to fill me in on the scoop with Woman Within and Lane Bryant Catalog? I clicked on the Woman Within link a few weeks back, to find things labeled “Lane Bryant catalog.” I thought, absently, hmm, they must still be in transition on the rebranding – LBC was around for years, it probably will take awhile.

Then, a Lane Bryant Catalog lands in my mail. Most of the things from Woman Within that were kind of cute, especially a pajama set I had my eye on are just gone. And now, when I run a search I get two separate websites -Lane Bryant Catalog, which also has links to Old Pueblo Traders among others, and Woman Within, which seems to have teamed up with Jessica London and Roaman’s.

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So are Woman Within and LBC separate businesses or not? I’ve got to say, the gradual disappearance of stiff polyester pantsuits from Woman Within was a relief and I’m sad to see their return in LBC.