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Urban Outfitters Controversy

Urban Outfitters Under Fire For Tapestry Reminiscent Of Uniforms Worn By Gay Nazi Prisoners

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home

Urban Outfitters is under fire for a product resembling the uniform forced on gay prisoners in Nazi concentration camps. The Anti-Defamation Leagu...

Is Urban Outfitters Offending People On Purpose?

Refinery29 | Connie Wang | Posted 12.19.2014 | Home

When it comes to the business of style, there are some truths to accept: Fashion Week will ruin your Instagram stream, that item you're stalking will ...

Millennials: Buy Your T-Shirts Somewhere Else

Jamie Gottlieb | Posted 11.16.2014 | Home
Jamie Gottlieb

As a generation that supports change, social justice and healthy body image, Urban Outfitters continually tears away at what millennials value most, then promotes it in the form of overpriced T-shirts.

Urban Outfitters Hits New Low With Faux Blood-Stained Kent State Sweatshirt

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.15.2014 | Home

In its endless quest to seem edgy, Urban Outfitters has gone too far once more. The store offered a one-of-a-kind Kent State University sweatshirt ...

Hairroin? Really? Addicted to Ignorance, Not Style

Allison Hudson | Posted 08.30.2014 | Home
Allison Hudson

Listen up, Urban Outfitters: Teaming up with a salon called "Hairroin," which uses "addicted" in its slogan, and handing out needle-shaped pens isn't funny or cute or even catchy. It's pathetic, sad and beyond poor taste. It's disgusting.

Urban Outfitters Accused Of Ripping Off Artist's Design, Sparks Tumblr Fury

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Home

Looks like Urban Outfitters is having a pretty bad week. First, they admit that their clothing is no longer fashionable. Now, according to artist ...

Urban Outfitters Should Have Known This T-Shirt Would Piss Everyone Off

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

Urban Outfitters issued a mea culpa on Sunday after yet another controversial garment landed the retailer in hot water. The t-shirt in question bears ...

Urban Outfitters Sparks Fury Over Religious Socks

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.16.2013 | Home

Hear that? It's the sound of another Urban Outfitters controversy brewing. The retailer is in hot water over $8 socks featuring the Hindu deity Gan...

Urban Outfitters Wants To Sell Booze In New York

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.16.2013 | Home

Just in case Urban Outfitters hasn't made enough people angry with its controversial product decisions, the chain-clothing store is reported to have a...

Urban Outfitters Retreats From Yet Another Controversy

Huffington Post | David Winograd | Posted 06.18.2013 | Home

After withstanding weeks of attacks over its prescription drug-themed products, Urban Outfitters will discontinue the controversial line, CNN reports....

Urban Outfitters Controversy Brews Over Prescription Shot Glasses, Syringe Shooters

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 06.18.2013 | Home

Urban Outfitters can't stay out of trouble. The latest controversy brewing in connection to the popular retailer is over "prescription" shot glasse...

New Urban Outfitters' Shirt Sparks Controversy Among Latinos

The Huffington Post | Zuania Ramos | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

A shirt sold by Urban Outfitters is stirring controversy in the Latino community, as social networking sites buzz with debate over whether a shirt emb...

Urban Outfitters Removes 'Navajo' From Its Product Descriptions

The Huffington Post | Erin Clements | Posted 12.20.2011 | Home

Last week, we reported that Urban Outfitters was taking heat for featuring the word "Navajo" in its product descriptions. In an open letter to the ...