Yesterday, we asked an Urban Outfitters rep to explain or clarify the whole Obama/Black t-shirt label, but no one has responded. Turns out they're also blowing off their hometown paper too. Hey, Urban, we're easy to find! [Philadelphia Daily News]
'K, I understand some of the hate toward American Apparel, but why is it being unloaded in this thread? I really, truly hope people aren't confusing Urban Outfitters and American Apparel, because they're most definitely not the same.
AA's founder may be sleazy, but the company's underlying mission is good: to make clothing here in America, rather than in third-world sweat shops.
UO, OTOH, is run by a neo-con crazy man, and they don't seem to give a shit about where their clothes are made, by whom, and under what conditions. Big difference.