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Friday, June 1, 2012

Kanye West and Urban Outfitters Continue to Make Horrible Decisions

Posted by Elizabeth Mollo on Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 9:56 AM

Perusing the internet yesterday morning I came across two stories that made me want to throw up my breakfast. The first being the Kanye West and Nike collaboration:

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  • Nike

Honestly, the basic bones of the shoes are kind of cool, but the strap across the top and the ridges on the back, that make me think of nothing else but a triceratops (and not in a cool way) are killing me. Would you wear this shoe or is it another fail by Kanye?

The next story concerns Urban Outfitters, who can't seem to go a month without causing some sort of uproar, (remember this, this, and this?) The quasi hipster retailer is now selling Mitt Romney t-shirts, which I just don't get. I don't know any hipster Republicans, do you? Considering their contributions to the Santorum campaign, this just seems to me to be a Romney endorsement thinly veiled in irony. They also offer Obama and Ron Paul t-shirts, but the sheer number of different designs and the designs themselves lend me to believe that UO believes in Romney's "Amercia." Thoughts?

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Although intended to be pro-Romney, I believe this may be the opposite.
  • Although intended to be pro-Romney, I believe this may be the opposite.

Sources: elle.com and brokelyn.com

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