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Urban Outfitters Removes Blood-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt From Online Store

Urban Outfitters Removes Blood-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt From Online Store

I mean, I’m pretty sure I don’t have to explain why Urban Outfitters stopped selling this bloody Kent State sweatshirt. The question is, why were they selling it in the first place? [People]

Home Improvement: 7 Ways To Cute-ify Your Place For Under $50

Whether “home” to you means a room, an apartment, or an entire house, you deserve to love the place you live. But it can be overwhelming to find cute updates for your place. Who has the time to hunt around (especially when window-shopping at Sephora is much more fun?).

Well, you’re in luck. Hunting for cute, affordable home decor just happens to be my #1 favorite past time.  In this new column, I’ll find cute ways to decorate your home, all for under $50. (I’m also happy to address specific problems or search for specific items if you shoot me an email at Jessica@TheFrisky.com!)

Without further ado, here are seven cute finds from Urban Outfitters, Wayfair, ModCloth, and good ol’ IKEA… Keep reading »

Tavi Got To Play With A Mini-Horse And I’m Mini-Jealous

Julie Meets Tavi
Julie Gerstein fan-girled out when she met Tavi at Fashion Week. Read More »
Tavi Gets Animated
Tavi Lends Her Voice To A New Animated Short Film
Tavi lent her voice to a new animated short film, "Cadaver." Read More »
Tavi's Music Video
Style blogger Tavi Gevinson stars in a music video for Wilco. Read More »
Will Tavi write a book?
Tavi Gevinson may write a book about... being Tavi Gevinson. Read More »

So, Tavi Gevinson, and some of her friends from the webzine Rookie have been traveling across country this summer with the gang at Urban Outfitters. It pretty much sounds like a buttload of fun; they’ve been making stops in major cities and towns along the way to meet up with fans, hold workshops and go shopping. But on their recent stop in Portland, Oregon, they also got to stay at a farm, and chill with a bunch of chickens, goats and mini-horses. Can you beat that? No, no you can’t. [Urban Outfitters]

We’re Jealous: Tavi Gevinson Goes On Epic Road Trip With Urban Outfitters

Tavi Gets Animated
Tavi Lends Her Voice To A New Animated Short Film
Tavi lent her voice to a new animated short film, "Cadaver." Read More »
Tavi's Music Video
Style blogger Tavi Gevinson stars in a music video for Wilco. Read More »
Will Tavi write a book?
Tavi Gevinson may write a book about... being Tavi Gevinson. Read More »

We’re already big fans of all things Tavi Gevinson and Rookie Magazine, the after school online project she started with a few friends and Paul Rudd. But now we’re totally legitimately jealous of Miss Gevinson. This summer she’ll be embarking on a grand summer adventure — a road trip from New York to Los Angeles with Rookie editorial director Anaheed Alani, photographer Petra Collins, and Hazel Cills, a writer for Rookie and the Urban Outfitters blog. The trip will culminate with a week-long art installation at Space 15Twenty called Strange Magic, the centerpiece of which will be a teenage shrine. Says Tavi, “Bring us some kind of souvenir of your teenagerhood that might be at home in a giant Rookie shrine. A journal, bracelet, photo, tape, or other weird thing so long as it is not dangerous and/or Two and a Half Men memorabilia, and so long as you are OK with never getting it back, ’cause we’ll need them for keeps.”

You can follow their adventures at Urban’s blog.

Keep Calm, It’s Just A Boo-Boo

Keep Calm History
The story behind the "Keep Calm And Carry On" poster. Read More »
Bling Your Boo-Boos
Just because you've got a boo-boo doesn't mean you can be stylish. Read More »
Keep Calm And Panda On
A tee shirt after Jessica's own panda-loving heart. Read More »
Band Aid Accessory
Stupid trend alert: Band-Aids as fashion accessory. Read More »

If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a new ripped cuticle or thumbtack stab every day. If you’re going to be a walking gore-fest, you may as well wear a Band-Aid more chic than those “Dora The Explorer” ones you found at CVS. Well, “chic” may not be the right word. But these Urban Outfitters Band-Aids with the World War II “Keep Calm And Carry On” logo are certainly more historical. You might just find that you’re giving yourself a boo-boo on purpose so you can look smart. [$8, Urban Outfitters]

Is Urban Outfitters Selling a Pro-Nazi Shirt?

Urban Outfitters' Racism
Urban Outfitters Obama shirt
The company is in hot water over a tee shirt. Read More »
Navajo No NO
Why the pattern might be illegal and culturally insensitive. Read More »
Let's Talk Fast Fashion
What's wrong with brands like Forever 21, anyway? Read More »

That’s what the Anti-Defamation League of Philadelphia seems to think. The organization has taken the hipster clothing chain to task for a T-shirt featuring a Star of David design they say is strikingly similar to one that was used to identify Jews by the Nazis during the Holocaust and was embroidered on concentration camp uniforms.

“We find this use of symbolism to be extremely distasteful and offensive, and we are outraged that your company would make this product available to your customers,” said Barry Morrison, the regional director of the ADL in a letter to Urban’s chairman and cheif executive Richard Hayne.  

The Kellog shirt is by Dutch label Wood Wood, and retails for $100. So far, Urban has yet to respond to the ADL’s claims and the shirt is still available on their site. [ONTD]

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