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There's no way we'd leave you out in the cold this winter while you try to deal with all your unmet needs. . . primarily dealing with the tricky situation of shopping for your dad, your boyfriend, or your ex-communicated, fraternal twin, dude friend etc. Or maybe you got the guy from accounting's name from the secret santa hat this year.  Shed no more tears. We've got a handy list that takes all of the testosterone out of having to procure gifts for all ... Read More
White people everywhere are tired of hearing about “cultural appropriation.” So what if my favorite pop star Katy Perry is wearing cornrows in her new video?! The only thing that is keeping racism alive is people of color talking about racism! Well, I’m here to debunk all of the whitesplained myths about cultural appropriation, and to tell you why it is indeed racist for Katy Perry to dress up as a geisha or to have large butt mummies dancing ... Read More
Barbie Beach New York, NYStore Manager and Stylist, Patricia Field Tell me what you’re wearing. The Misfits vest was a gift from a designer friend; his clothing line is called Zefjuku. The crop top is by American Deadstock and was $25, and the jeans and the leather fingerless gloves were $48 each: they’re all from Patricia Field. The dominatrix boots are by Pleaser and were $79. My plugs were $16 at Spencers. My eyebrow pencil is Nicka K lip liner in ... Read More
  In my opinion, one of the absolute coolest things about BUST is that it embraces “girlie feminism” (in fact, the magazine and its founders came up with the whole concept). It’s so important to remember that a gal who likes stereotypically “girlie” things, from crafting and knitting to ponies and pink, can be just as powerful as a man who likes stereotypically manly things. She can, in fact, derive her power and sense of self in ... Read More
Do y’all remember Lisa Frank? The super colorful school supplies covered in unicorns and dogs and other adorable animals? I can definitely recall snatching up every notebook and folder that was covered in dolphins (one of mine and Lisa Frank’s favorite motifs) and fluorescent colors for my elementary school studies. Well, Urban Outfitters is currently offering tons of vintage Lisa Frank merch - binders with a purple panda painting a rainbow picture ... Read More
Retail giant Urban Outfitters is under fire (again) for shirts that glorify drinking. Let’s ignore the fact that: 1. These shirts are dumb, and 2. These shirts are stupid, and also 3. These shirts are not clever, and pay attention to the fact that the majority of Urban Outfitters shoppers are 18-24. Ruh-oh. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) have responded to the shirts, claiming that they are not acceptable for children under the age of 21. Oh, Urban ... Read More
  I’ve been following the activities of One Million Moms ever since the group attacked JC Penney for hiring out lesbian Ellen DeGeneres as a spokeswoman. A branch of the American Family Association (officially classified as a hate group), the club of angry moms with too much time on their hands has since whined against JC Penney to no avail, got up in arms over a GAP ad featuring a gay couple, and decried an Urban Outfitters catalogue ... Read More
Christmas is only weeks away, and most of us are in the throes of gift-hunting and buying. But if you haven't yet found the perfect present, this guide can help you find *just* the right thing for your mom, sister, boss, or girlfriend. Ranging from spendy to the cost of a cup of cocoa, these options will help you cross all the ladies in your life off your list.  COSMETICS: Some of the best gifts are what I like to call "handy candy"; useful, cheap, but ... Read More
Christmas is only weeks away, and most of us are in the throes of gift-hunting and buying. But if you haven't yet found the perfect present, this guide can help you find *just* the right thing for your mom, sister, boss, or girlfriend. Ranging from spendy to the cost of a cup of cocoa, these options will help you cross all the ladies in your life off your list.  COSMETICS: Some of the best gifts are what I like to call "handy candy"; useful, cheap, but ... Read More
    When it comes to hip, young fashion retailers, Urban Outfitters is like a rebellious teenager- lots of angst and ire but never quite hitting the mark. While other clothing companies might regale us with fantastically ugly, overpriced merchandise, UO really likes to "stir the pot" with slogan tees and kitschy apartment knick-knacks rife with sexual innuendo. Not too long ago, UO offered a shirt that listed "Obama/Black" as a color option, and these ... Read More
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