I’ve featured the absurdity of Urban Outfitters outfits before, but their latest instance of bad taste is absolutely disgusting. Though shopping choices are definitely limited in Charlottesville, Urban Outfitters will no longer get a cent of my money.
I wanted to try and be eloquent about this, but the numerous instances of UO’s insensitivity just sort of..defy description. Huffington Post calls it UO’s “attempt to be edgy,” but I think this is a far too lenient descriptor. It boggles my mind that anyone would look at this blood-stained sweatshirt, clearly calling to mind the deaths of anti-war protesters at Kent State in 1970, and call it anything other than horrible.
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