Brendan O'Connor · 10/20/15 05:50PM

“No matter how much I love cable-knit sweaters and Gruyere cheese, I don’t want to live in a world where the only cultural inspiration I’m entitled to comes from my roots in Ireland, Switzerland, and Eastern Europe.” Well, this is certainly a bold piece of writing, if nothing else.

Urban Outfitters' Corporate Office Is Having a Racist Holiday Party

Jordan Sargent · 12/08/14 01:50PM

What you see above is a portion of the flyer for Urban Outfitters' 2014 office holiday party, which is taking place on Wednesday at the retailer's corporate headquarters in Philadelphia. As you can see, employees are being asked to dress up in some mish-mash of Orientalist signifiers so obviously offensive that two separate Urban employees forwarded the image to us this morning.