(Emily is clearly excited about Rory attending the dance)
LORELAI: Wow, Mom, look at you. You’d think Ann Taylor was having a sale or something.
Ann Taylor is a chain of women’s clothing stores selling classic styled suits, dresses, shoes, and accessories, with affluent career women its target demographic. Its first store opened in New Haven, Connecticut in 1954, and there are now nearly 300 stores in the US.
There are two Ann Taylor stores that Emily might shop at one – one in West Hartford, and another at the mall in Hartford.