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Urban Outfitters

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My presentation was about my personal contact zone due to the clothes that I buy. My closet is overwhelmingly Urban Outfitters; So I decided to research the brand and the company. What I discovered was unsettling. I discoverd that a brand that I have supported for many years has been in the midst of numerous controversies revolving around racism, mental illness, inequality, and insensitivity. In addition to their design controversies, they have been discovered by the US Department of Labor to be using sweatshop-like labor in dowton LA. In conclusion, I discovered that we have to be conscientious consumers and research what our favorite brands really stand for, because if we don't stop consuming, they won't stop abusing.