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Attention, Catalog Addicts: The End of the Dusty, Dog-Eared Stack
As a child, I used to collect all my mom's old catalogs (my favorite: Spiegel) and leaf through the photographs, decorating my dream grown-up house and dressing my dream grown-up self. Today, not much has changed. I pour over the pages of J.Crew, Crate & Barrel and Sephora, imagining myself with glamorous new shoes, chairs and lipsticks—and then proceed to the Internet with my credit card in hand.
The problem (besides a painful monthly balance): The catalogs clog up my mailbox and pile up in my already-crowded living room. Plus, I'm not a fan of chopping down trees for a few minutes of at-home "window shopping."
Luckily, there's now an app for that. If you have a tablet, like an iPad or Android, you can download Catalogue by TheFind and say farewell to piles of paper. (Or check it out on your regular computer via Facebook.) The app keeps your favorite catalogs (like those mentioned above, plus over 200 more) in one organized location, archives your favorite items in a personal album (so much more convenient than flagging or tearing out pages) and allows you to search for the products you want (time saver). Bonus: You can click to buy everything you see instantly.
The upside? You'll eliminate clutter, earn brownie points from Mother Earth and your tired mail carrier...and do all this without spending one penny—the app is free!—which you could save for those new perfect-for-fall fuchsia wool pants.
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