Have you ever walked through the grocery store aisles and spotted someone who looked like they just rolled out of bed? I mean literally in their pajamas. Or perhaps you have been the culprit of this fashion crime. Well, it was not always this way.


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Bored Panda has collected a series of vintage photographs that take you through different grocery stores across America over history, and it’s safe to say these store-goers would never be caught dead in their pajamas. Strutting around in the latest fashions of their time, it is only one of many ways grocery stores have changed. From wider aisles and more elegant stores to small homegrown businesses, these photos reflect eras long past. Take a look at all the photos below and don’t forget to upvote for your favs!

#2 The Grocery Store Of The Late 19th Century, USA

The Grocery Store Of The Late 19th Century, USA

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Vicky Zar 1 week ago

Those people would get a heart attack if they were transported into our time

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#5 Grocery Shopping, 1960s

Grocery Shopping, 1960s

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Tricia F- S 1 week ago

This was when we had to be PERFECTLY groomed for the lord and master to get home

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#6 Publix Supermarkets Showcased Their Wide Aisles And A Self-Service Dairy Case By Driving A Shopper Around A New Store In A Tiny Car, Circa 1957

Publix Supermarkets Showcased Their Wide Aisles And A Self-Service Dairy Case By Driving A Shopper Around A New Store In A Tiny Car, Circa 1957

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Víctor Alfonso García Olmo 1 week ago

In Spain, it was a SEAT 600. It was a small car, to the spanish people was like the Ford-T to de US-citizens, our first car!!. My mom had got one. We went to the beach, two moms and 4 kids inside, with all the beach materials!. It´s true! I swear

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