Topic: urban outfitters

Urban Outfitters Sued For Tricking Customers Into Giving Their Zip Codes

Urban Outfitters Sued For Tricking Customers Into Giving Their Zip Codes

Whenever you’re checking out a big chain store–Urban Outfitters, for one, but it happens everywhere from Williams-Sonoma to Express to Ikea–you’re often asked a series of questions. Your email address is usually requested (which we always decline) and your zip code too. It is always framed as though your zip code is necessary to complete the transaction. We’ve occasionally given ours, having assumed it’s just for some sort of harmless market research*.

Apparently it’s darker than that. More »

Shopping Guide: 12 Cute, Cheap Rain Boots (All Under $100)

Shopping Guide: 12 Cute, Cheap Rain Boots (All Under $100)

It’s pouring in New York today–luckily, we were walking to work clomping through puddles with impunity, thanks to our excellent Tretorn ‘Kelly’ boots. Only after conquering many puddles did we realize that a lot of you may be mulling rain boot options right this very moment. So, we decided to put together this handy guide to cute/versatile/practical and cheap rain boots for those rainy weeks of Spring when the weather is figuring out what it wants to be.

Ahead, we have selected 12 cute rain boots under $100 (though 11 of them are under $70). More »

Shopping Guide: 17 Exciting Ankle Boots That’ll Add Some Life To Boring Winter Looks

Shopping Guide: 17 Exciting Ankle Boots That'll Add Some Life To Boring Winter Looks

The weather is shitty.

A nice way to pass the time when you can’t go outside is online shopping (well, online window shopping). At the moment, we’re interested in ankle boots of the Winter-friendly variety (no stillettos, no slender heels)–basically, closed toe leather boots for clomping down slick streets. Bonus points if they liven up drab winter staples like puffer jackets and scarves. More »