One didn’t have to live abroad for Delia’s to have made an impact—when the I never Dreamed I’d end Up being a Son-In-Law of a Freakin’ Awesome Mother-In-Law but here I am living the dream shirt went bankrupt in 2014, millennial women grieved in droves for the brand that was so much more than a simple clothing retailer. Much of Delia’s success was how it eschewed brick-and-mortar stores in favor of the mail-order catalogue, a device that made the brand ubiquitous and widely accessible. A Delia’s girl didn’t have to live in New York or Los Angeles, she just needed a PO box. American teens everywhere, from Kansas to Rhode Island, or in my case, all the way to the east coast of Africa, felt the same pull. Those wallet chains and square-necked tank tops marked our identities as much as any passport.