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Check This Out: Urban Outfitters Brings You International Specialty Labels

Urban Outfitters just got a bit edgier. The retailer has now introduced “Around the World,” a collection of brands from … around the world (if you hadn’t already guessed). Included in the mix are some hard-to-find labels and indie designers that will give a curated, international feel to your wardrobe. A few choice examples: Classic Parisian-chic line Le Mont St. Michel, Stockholm’s House of Dagmar, Scandinavian-sleek designs by Rodebjer, and New Zealand collection Stolen Girlfriends Club. The prices aren’t the mass-market values you’re used to at chez Urban, but they’re not all that bad either. (Well, and much less than a trip to Denmark or Sweden.) At the very least, you might find some style inspiration there! [Urban Outfitters] Keep reading »

Urban Outfitters Probably Doesn’t Realize This T-Shirt Makes You Look Easy

There is a huge difference in French between “merci beaucoup” (thank you very much) and “merci beau coup.” We’re not sure if Urban Outfitters realized this when they decided to sell this shirt—although, we wouldn’t put it past them considering their past attempt to casually sell t-shirts reading “Eat Less.” If you’re not well-versed in modern French vernacular or slang, you might not realize that the visual split-up of the words “beau” and “coup” denotes a subtle innuendo. While the word “coup” has several meanings in French, it can describe someone you’ve had sex with. “Un bon coup,” means “He/she is a good f***.” A “beau coup” can therefore mean that the person you’re referring to is handsome. So, essentially, your t-shirt reads: “Thank you, hot man who f***ed me.” [Urban Outfitters] Keep reading »

Go Au Naturale With Your Nails

With all the health concerns regarding beauty products, it was only a matter of time before someone created natural nail polish. That day has come thanks to Urban Outfitters, meaning natural and safe nail polish is readily available for your fingers and toes at the reasonable price of $12. The retailer just added A Beautiful Life’s products to their beauty section, so the masses can now paint their fingers with a polish that’s free of chemicals like DBP, toluene, and formaldehyde. Though it could be some time before your local nail salon starts to carry all-natural nail polish as an addition to their regular selection of Essie and OPI, the colors won’t leave you lacking for a quick home manicure. A Beautiful Life created polishes that are quite similar to your current favorites, including fuchsia, orange, and seafoam green — so your fingers can be fashionable and chemical-free. [Stylecaster] Keep reading »

Today’s Lady News: Sophia Bush Slams Urban Outfitters Over “Eat Less” Shirt

  • “One Tree Hill” actress Sophia Bush has penned an open letter to Urban Outfitters, demanding the company issue a public apology for its women’s T-shirt that says “Eat Less.” “Shame on you. I will no longer be shopping at your stores,” Bush wrote. “And I will encourage the tens of thousands of female supporters I have to do the same.” [SophiaBush.com]
  • An all-male panel of men who work at “The Daily Show” say the men who work at “The Daily Show” are not sexist at all. [NYMag.com]
  • Britain’s Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone will hold a series of meetings this fall with mag editors and ad execs to discuss airbrushing, Photoshopping and hiring models who are far skinnier than the average woman. [Guardian UK]

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Bunny Ears And Bird Headbands At Urban’s $5 Sale

Urban Outfitters is having a Last Chance $5 Sale. We know! Our dreams came true. Except, in our dreams, we didn’t remember being able to afford all the bird-adorned headbands and bunny ears our hearts desire. What other weird items will you find for five bones? Corduroy bow ties, Coors beer-themed belts, soap on a rope, and high-waisted bikini bottoms (with no matching tops). OK, so there are some bizarre items, but you’ll also find some nice basic T-shirts, sunglasses (always good to stock up on those—are we the only ones who lose or break a pair every two seconds?), and cute nautical-style wallets. Check it out! [Urban Outfitters] Keep reading »

Urban Outfitters Launches Pricey Jewelry “Studio”

There’s a new jewelry section in Urban Outfitters‘ online shop called the Studio. There, you’ll find some impressive pieces like heavy-duty chunky necklaces, blingy gemstone rings, and conceptual design pieces by up-market designers Sabrina Dehoff, Lizzie Fortunato, and BJ by Jules Kim, among others. We’re definitely lusting over the offerings (check out Dara Ettinger’s natural mineral rings!), but are not so into the huge price tags. Prices start around $80, but hover more at the $200 mark. Some necklaces even go for almost $500! We have to wonder … would you drop a couple hundred on a piece of jewelry from Urban? [Urban Outfitters] Keep reading »

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