Goldman Sachs Is Confused, Turned Off By Urban Outfitters' Denim Tutu

A hilarious Goldman Sachs analysis of the outlook for hip youth clothing (and sometimes bedbug :( ) purveyor Urban Outfitters revealed some concerning negative indicators for potential investors in the store's parent company. Namely: denim tutus. Denim tutus! Have you ever heard as a thing as crazy as a denim tutu? » 12/18/13 4:00pm 12/18/13 4:00pm

Le Placard de LaComtesse

Welcome to the first installment (in what I hope will be a semi-regular series) of Le Placard de LaComtesse, where I find questionable garments and tell you whether or not I would wear it and why.

To kick off this new initiative, I thought it fitting that we start with a vendor synonymous with “questionable garments”:… » 4/23/13 9:13pm 4/23/13 9:13pm

Urban Outfitters Incites the Wrath of Mothers with New Back-to-School…

Urban Outfitters is pissing off more beleaguered parents with a line of girls' t-shirts that feature pithy drinking slogans such as "I Vote for Vodka" (which obviously has some Communist overtones, but let's just ignore that for right now), "I Drink You're Cute" and the faithfully cringe-inducing "Misery Loves… » 8/29/12 1:35pm 8/29/12 1:35pm

Urban Outfitters Really Doesn't Want You to Know About Its Bed Bug…

Want a free bed bug with your Urban Outfitters Navajo panties? Probably not. But if you shop at one Urban Outfitters in downtown Manhattan, you might not have a choice; the store has been dealing with the parasitic insects for months and refuses to take the issue seriously, even though two employees have confirmed… » 7/31/12 2:00pm 7/31/12 2:00pm

Urban Outfitters, the Go-To Retailer for All Your Romney Campaign Gear

This election cycle, Urban Outfitters is selling a variety of ("ironic") Mitt Romney t-shirts, in case you feel the need to broadcast your affinity for the MittBott3000 and his policies with a screen-printed rebus of an oven mitt. The chain also offers a couple Ron Paul styles ("Legalize Everything" — except… » 6/01/12 12:40pm 6/01/12 12:40pm

One Million Moms in Danger of Crushing Their Pearls Over Urban…

Having failed to dislodge Ellen DeGeneres from her gig as JCPenney's pitchwoman, the hyperbolic organization known as One Million Moms has trained its wagging fingers on Urban Outfitters, whose latest catalogue features two women awkwardly kissing on only the second page. The Moms, predictably are outraged that the… » 4/16/12 9:00pm 4/16/12 9:00pm

Model Sues Agency for Not Telling Her She Became The Face Of Sally…

Bulgarian model Marina Asenova is suing her New York agency, MC2 (that would be the agency run by this guy), for allegedly pocketing the money from a job that came through after she'd left town. A rather big job, actually: face of Sally Hansen cosmetics. Asenova left New York to work in European markets in 2006, and… » 3/13/12 1:05pm 3/13/12 1:05pm