Hot Topic

Hot Topic

BY HOT TOPIC

4.1 out of 5 stars
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  • 3 Stars15%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.18 / 5 based on 1,024 Reviews

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS
  • "They have costumes, band shirts, body jewelry, stickers, posters, alternative accessories, candy, makeup, and all sorts of great gag gifts too." in 30 reviews
  • "They have lost allot of God collection of band ts and body jewelry but I can find most of want I want in there and that just makes me happy. " in 29 reviews
  • "Great place if you're looking for band / pop culture merchandise, or some darker looking fashion than what you find in the regular stores in the mall." in 28 reviews
  • "If you are an angst ridden teenager, feel like nobody understands you, and you need some awesome band tees...this is the place for you." in 22 reviews
  • "Hottopic was my stuff in high school, but recently they've gone too "mainstream" It's suppose to be about cult film merch & hardcore bands." in 16 reviews
Nick C.
Arlington Hts, IL
6 reviews
Hot Topic used to be an okay place (although one might argue it didn't really fit its own name, due to the fact that most of the 'topics' inside weren't 'hot enough' for everyone else). It certainly isn't much of a store now. Whatever it is that people keep finding so 'alternative' about the place must be entirely invisible to me, because all I ever see when I pass by is Dr. Who, MLP: FiM, Marvel, and other ridiculous nonsense. As for music, well, they don't really sell it there anymore (they do, but it's on a single shelf the size of a hamper, and both sides hold anywhere from 4 to ten pieces of trash each - except one side's trash that shouldn't be on vinyl).

I once asked an employee if they knew where I'd be able to find a series of different bands on the wall (because they don't organise their shirts... and if they do, I'm not aware of the method they use). She said she didn't even know what I was talking about and walked away.
Payten H.
El Dorado Spg, MO
219 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I don't like hot topic. I mean I'm more of a girly girl. But they have some cool things there even though I can't wear the clothes and stuff. They have things in there anyone can enjoy not just goth stuff
Kenzie C.
17 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Just picked up this beautiful palette from hot topic. It's really good quality and the colors are gorgeous. It's less than $20! The shadows blend nicely and the packaging is beautiful. For Disney fans it's a must have!
Kimberly S.
Springfield, GA
186 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I love Hot Topic, mostly because of their body jewelry. I order all of my body jewelry from there and they never let me down. Their band tees are amazing and super comfortable. Plus I love seeing all over their cute things. I highly recommend for body jewelry and clothes!!!
Shelby M.
Ville Platte, LA
101 reviews
I used to LOOOOOOOVE this store. This store was like my holy grail store. The band-t's, the awesome quality skinny pants, the cheaper prices, the merchandise. And then one day, I walked into Hot Topic and literally almost threw up when I looked at the prices they had on EVERYTHING! I loved their skinny jeans so much before, though, so I just sucked it up and splurged. I got a pair of jeans and a little jacket. I was so unhappy after washing these items. The jacket shrunk down to an even smaller size than I wore (and I wear a pretty small size), and the pants were so damn thin, I may as well have stuck with leggings. Not to mention that the black color of the pants got completely ruined on the first wash. Now, don't take me for a fool, I have experienced far too many clothing misfortunes to go about washing my clothes carelessly. I washed both items each on their own, and I hung them both to dry. They were washed in cold water on a gentle, hand-wash cycle. I spent over $100 on two clothing items that didn't even get to make it through the first wash. Meaning that I spent over $100 to literally throw garbage....in my freaking garbage can. After that, I haven't really gotten anything from there again.
Rachel C.
44 reviews
This store has so much I'm interested in. I love that I can find some disney things as well as shirts from my favorite tv shows. They have shirts, cups, jewelry, hair accessories. You name it and I'm sure they have it. They are a tad pricey in my opinion though.
Abbey D.
75 reviews
Hot Topic is my favorite store to shop for t-shirts and band/ pop culture merchandise. They always have sales and you can always get a good deal on the shirts. I always recommend to anyone looking for band Merch.
Sarah W.
Liberty, SC
152 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I love hot topic. It's about the only place I can get speciality clothing, makeup and jewelry from gothic to punk to movies and music bands. Ya it might be pricey but for how long items last and the amount of speciality items they have it is deffinently justified.
Alessa P.
Fayetteville , NC
216 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I used to shop here all the time when I was going through my "emo" phase but I still like coming here to look at their band t-shirts. They have cute accessories and they always have good deals on true clearance rack.
Christina P.
Belleville, NJ
382 reviews
Best store ever very cool 😎. We visit three to four times a month. Some things are over priced but there sale are amazing. Store are a little tight needs bigger stores. I shop there always
alana m.
52 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Does anyone else wished that hot topic was easier to walk through? It's always so small and crowded.
Samantha B.
Whitman, WV
239 reviews
Ain't most of their clothes black?
Christina C.
Mission, TX
119 reviews
What's your go to section at hot topic?
Katelyn H.
82 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
What's your favorite purchase from Hot Topic?
Meghan C.
Miami, FL
44 reviews
What is another store similar to Hot Topic? Also maybe better on their prices?

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