Reasons why I won’t shop at urban outfitters.
You may think your being cool and hip by shopping at Urban Outfitters but really you are supporting a corrupt business. Take a few minutes to read about some of the product they have been selling. I hope after this you stop supporting Urban Outfitters.
$129 faded Kent State University sweatshirt that appears to have a blood spatter near the armpit and hem. Kent State massacre in 1970, the Ohio National Guard opened fire on Vietnam War protestors and killed four people. The loss of young lives at the hands of the National Guard brought shame to our country and unimaginable grief to friends and family of the victims.
Urban Outfitters’ “Eat Less” V-Neck Tee, printed on the gray v-neck is the words “Eat Less” in white cursive. This promotes unhealthy eating habits and eating disorders.
Urban Outfitters got a little creative with color nomenclature on its website, marketing the short-sleeved, buttoned BDG Burnout Henley in White/Charcoal…and Obama/Black.
$59 cropped t-shirt was printed with the word “depression” is insensitive and repulsive. Mental illness should not be a fashion statement. Depression is not “cute” or “trendy” It’s a very serious struggle in so many people’s lives.
There are countless times where Urban Outfitters has stolen small independent jewelers, fashion designers and artists. Here are only a few…
Urban Outfitters isn’t just over priced… it’s straight up offensive. As a consumer we have so much power, I urge you to stop shopping at Urban Outfitters. If you care about Mental Illness I urge you to stop giving your money to Urban Outfitters. If you want to support Independent Artists and help our art culture thrive I beg you to stop shopping at Urban Outfitters. Spread the Message about the horrible business that Urban Outfitters is and know that you have the power to make a change and stand up to big businesses like Urban Outfitters.