Posts tagged "urban outfitters"

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…

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

Urban Outfitters, Other Retailers In Hot Water Over “Salacious” T-Shirt

Urban Outfitters usually flocks to controversy, but in the case of a photo featured on one of Urban’s Ts, the company is probably less than thrilled with the attention. Sometime…

Julie Gerstein | August 19, 2011 - 5:20 pm

The 10 Best Picks From Urban Outfitters Fall Shoe Collection

This week, Urban Outfitters released its fall shoe collection–unveiling more than 600 new styles. We’ve culled through and selected the 10 best in wedges, heels, plimsouls and boots. These are…

Julie Gerstein | August 17, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Kate Moss-Inspired “Nothing Tastes As Good As Skinny Feels” Kid’s Shirt Banned

You’ve got to wonder, sometimes, what marketing people are thinking when they make decisions like the one Brit company Zazzle made to allow a children’s T-shirt to be sold with…

Julie Gerstein | August 12, 2011 - 11:40 am

Do Not Want: Badly Drawn Boobs

You know how people say you should only show a little skin and leave the rest to the imagination? If you’d like to remain relatively covered up while leaving nothing…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | June 8, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Quickies: Amy Winehouse Is Back In Rehab & Miley Cyrus Hates On Urban Outfitters

Amy Winehouse downed vodka before checking back into rehab at The Priory in the UK this morning. Get well soon, Amy, because you’re so talented. [PopEater]
Snooki may be busy…

Jessica Wakeman | May 27, 2011 - 7:00 pm

Urban Outfitters Steals Another Indie Artist’s Work … Again

Jewelry artist Stevie Koerner sells her “A World of Love” pendants on Etsy (left). They’re adorable little charms in the shapes of states with hearts cut out of them. Urban…

Julie Gerstein | May 27, 2011 - 3:20 pm

An Imagined Conversation With This Sulky Model

Me: Hey now, what’s the matter?

Model: Nothing. It’s nothing.

Me: Oh come on, you can tell me.

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 18, 2011 - 11:40 am

Sunglasses For When You’re Embarrassed To Be Seen With People Just Like You

How meta! Urban Outfitters sells these coy little “Embarrassing Photo Protective Sunglasses” so that you won’t have to be spotted in photos–presumably with your other too-cool-for-school-Urban-Outfitters-sporting friends. Whoa! It’s like…

Julie Gerstein | May 10, 2011 - 4:20 pm

Photoshop Fail: Urban Outfitters Dress Defies The Laws Of Physics

Obviously, Urban Outfitters is an affordable trendsetting retailer, but did you know they are also MAGICIANS? Photoshop Disasters came across this image on Urban’s website in which the model dons…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 9, 2011 - 2:20 pm

Treat Your Feet To Some Angora

Plain cotton socks just don’t cut it in the winter; once they get wet, either from sweat or snow, they stay wet. And wet feet lead to cold feet. Wool…

Annika Harris | December 29, 2010 - 2:50 pm
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