Posts tagged "forever 21"

Black Lives Matter Supporters Pose As Forever 21 Employees, Take Over Store Window

This is so awesome. According to Gothamist (via Jezebel), activists representing the group Never 21 entered Forever 21’s store in Manhattan’s Union Square on Saturday, and managed to turn the store’s window…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 27, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Do You Know Who Made Your Clothes? Take An #InsideOut Picture For Fashion Revolution Day!

Today is the one year anniversary of the tragic collapse of Rana Plaza, a garment factory in Savar, Bangladesh. Over 1,100 workers died in the collapse, and more than 2,500…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 24, 2014 - 11:30 am

Bravo! Zady Calls Out Fast Fashion Companies With A Full-Page Ad In The Wall Street Journal

Yesterday, ethical fashion collective Zady issued a battle cry against fast fashion companies like Forever 21, H&M, Urban Outfitters, Zara, and Topshop in the form of a full-page, no-punches-pulled ad…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 10, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Compassionate Fashion: 5 Ways To Curb Your Fast Fashion Addiction

It’s been about 6 months since I vowed to overhaul my shopping habits and become a more conscious consumer.  One of my main goals was to cut back on fast…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | March 25, 2014 - 9:00 am

Forever 21 Cites The Philosophies Of Ayn Rand With Their “Unstoppable Muscle Tee”

When I think of Forever 21, I definitely think of ethical egoism and the Objectivist movement, not sweatshop-like labor conditions and cozy accessories starting at $2.80. You can find this…

Rachel Krause | October 10, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Forever 21’s Batman And Catwoman Collection Has Me Conflicted

On the one hand, I’m not the hugest fan of Forever 21. As a company they’ve a history of things like (allegedly) ripping off designers and (allegedly) mistreating workers. And when I bought…

The Mary Sue | September 30, 2013 - 6:45 pm

Forever 21 Cuts Full Time Employees To Avoid Paying Health Care Costs

Forever 21, you just keep getting better and better. In between lowering your prices to make them more “guilt-free” (with little thought, of course, to the workers who actually make…

Julie Gerstein | August 16, 2013 - 11:40 am

Today In Crappy Retailers: TopShop Still Won’t Sign The Bangladesh Safety Accord

Back in April, hundreds of workers died after a building collapse at the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh. In the wake of this tragedy, the Bangladesh Safety Accord was created,…

Julie Gerstein | July 24, 2013 - 2:30 pm

Forever 21 In Hot Water Over Sweatshop Labor, Refuses To Release Records

Whoa boy, Forever 21 is in trouble again. And this time it’s not with designers claiming the company has ripped them off. No, now the U.S. Department of Labor is…

Julie Gerstein | October 27, 2012 - 2:00 pm

8 Stores That Instantly Make Me Feel Old, Fat, And Grumpy

I’m a little uneasy about getting older, but it’s definitely not something that’s on my mind 24/7. There is one place, however, that forces me to confront the harsh passage…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 1, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Forever 21 Sued — By Its Employees

Forever 21 gets sued by a lot of people, but usually it’s for things like copyright infringement or stealing designers’ work. The latest lawsuit is coming from inside the corporation,…

Julie Gerstein | January 20, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Forever 21 Rips Off (Wait For It) Kurt Cobain

Forever 21’s warpath of cultural and social appropriation knows no bounds. Its latest target? The obscure ’80s San Francisco punk band Flipper, whose most well-known fan was probably the late…

Julie Gerstein | December 2, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Cameltoe Gets Forever 21 Thong Removed From Facebook

Forever 21 is going all American Apparel on our asses. Literally! A quick click-through on their online lingerie section revealed some scandalous cameltoe action. When the blogger for WTForever21 posted…

Stefanie Blejec | November 4, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Forever 21 Offends With “Oriental Girl” Necklace

We’ve never looked up on giant retailer Forever 21 as a bastion of good taste. Cheap, mass-produced products and quick-turnaround trends, sure. But still, even we were shocked to learn…

Julie Gerstein | November 2, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Hello Kitty Plays in the Litter Box With Forever 21

By now, you can imagine how I personally feel about Forever 21. (It’s the pits.) However, I’m dutybound to inform you of the company’s latest collaboration with Sanrio’s very own Ms.

Julie Gerstein | September 27, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Soapbox: Let’s Talk About Forever 21 — And Every Other Effed Up Retailer

For the past week or so, there’s been comments going back in forth in our “What Are We Wearing Today” posts about the shady nature of Forever 21. Not only…

Julie Gerstein | September 1, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Forever 21 Rips Off Indie Designer’s Print

Forever 21 just can’t keep its sticky fingers off of other people’s designs. Moriah Carlson and Alice Wu, the ladies behind the sustainable fashion company Feral Childe, claim that the…

Julie Gerstein | July 18, 2011 - 2:40 pm

Forever 21 Wants To Shut Down Blogger … For Making Fun Of Forever 21

It’s often the biggest companies that have the tightest reign on their public perception — and inexpensive clothing company Forever 21 is no exception. Despite their public image of being…

Julie Gerstein | June 6, 2011 - 5:40 pm

Forever 21 Pulls “I’m Too Pretty To Do Math” Magnet From Online Store

Way to perpetuate the myth that girls suck at math, Forever 21.

The retailer pulled a dopey magnet that says “I’m too pretty to do math” after complaints.

Jessica Wakeman | June 1, 2011 - 4:40 pm

Hilarious Blog Alert: WTForever21

The white leopard-print leggings? The furry pink vest? The sequined belt? Yup, every WTF item in my closet is from Forever 21. But the store’s so inexpensive, can you say…

Jessica Wakeman | December 18, 2010 - 1:00 pm
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