Anthropologie is one of the few stores that appeals to women of every age and every aesthetic—whether you go for the store's unique party-dress selection, its delicious sleepwear, or its expert curation of home and beauty goods, it’s impossible to leave the store (or the web shop) empty-handed. But despite this popularity, the brand’s history has been somewhat mysterious—until now. Our friends at She Finds have unearthed some really interesting facts about the brand and its origins, and we’ve rounded up our favorite tidbits for you!
Scroll down to learn three surprising facts about Anthropologie.
2. The name Anthropologie was inspired by Richard Hayne’s college degree in—you guessed it—anthropology, combined with his major in French.
3. Anthropologie’s in-house collections are based around three imaginary women—each one with a name and characteristics that apply to the store’s central aesthetics: Feminine, Artistic, and Linear.
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