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The Way Urban Decay Promoted Its New Razor Sharp Eyeliner Trivializes Cutting

Due to immediate backlash the Urban Decay has removed their initial tweet, which featured the image of the eyeliner swiped wrist with what I presume was the “playful intention” to

Bronwyn Isaac | August 26, 2016 - 2:08 pm

Urban Outfitters Wins In Court Against Navajo Nation After 4-Year Copyright Battle

It’s hard to see any reasoning behind this judgement other than our great tradition of using the government to screw over Native Americans.

Kelly Kanayama | May 24, 2016 - 1:51 pm

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 15, 2014 - 9:45 am

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…

Jessica Wakeman | August 30, 2014 - 11:00 am

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

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…

Julie Gerstein | July 14, 2012 - 3:00 pm

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

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…

Julie Gerstein | June 25, 2012 - 2:40 pm

Keep Calm, It’s Just A Boo-Boo

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…

Jessica Wakeman | June 21, 2012 - 11:40 am

Is Urban Outfitters Selling a Pro-Nazi Shirt?

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…

Julie Gerstein | April 20, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Tie-Dye Shoes, Hippie Chicks Need Not Apply

Usually, I’d run away screaming from anything sporting a tie-dye pattern on it. But these Messeca Tie-Dye Coraline Platform Wedge happen to hit the sweet spot. They’re working the tie-dye…

Julie Gerstein | April 18, 2012 - 11:40 am

Hot Links: Urban Outfitters Accused Of Selling Racist Crap For The Millionth Time

Some Irish folks are pissed off at Urban Outfitters, calling their St. Patrick’s Day garb — which paints the Irish as drunks — “racist.” [Styleite]
Here’s something we…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 1, 2012 - 5:30 pm

8 Egregious Navajo Violations

Julie’s post earlier on the insensitivity and dubious legality of “Navajo” and “Native American” products got me thinking about just how many popular stores have committed this ridiculous faux pas.

Rachel Krause | October 13, 2011 - 4:00 pm

So Your Navajo Sweater Might Be Illegal (And It’s Definitely Culturally Insensitive)

Walk into any Urban Outfitters or Anthropologie and you’re bound see racks and racks of clothes referencing Navajo patterns and designs. A quick perusal of Urban’s website finds that there…

Julie Gerstein | October 13, 2011 - 10:00 am
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