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- "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
I love hot topic because its a multi-cultural store and it sells a lot of things that interest a lot of people. I buy dresses there all the time and their so cute and the prices of them are not so bad. I also enjoy the sales they have, like the hot cash card sale. It's a life saver, really! I like how their stuff attracts many different types of people and the workers there are really nice and helpful and really fun to talk to.
To be completely honest this once was a store I feared, by its exterior appearance. I am glad I looked past the tough presence and stopped inside. It's more than what the mind assumes. There is cute clothing in the store. I have always shopped there for spirit day clothes. They always have the loud and attention grabbing clothing from suspenders to knee socks but, as I said there is more than just that. Check it out.
I LOVE Hot Topic.I shop mostly online,but when I am at the mall I do stop in to see all of their amazing products.Tripp pants are my favorite and all of their jewelry and accessories.The only disadvantage is that the store is really small.The aisles are tight,so it is really hard to look at everything.
This store used to be so great. I would get all my CDs there because when they were released Hot Topic often had them on sale the first week or two of the release. Also they used to carry a few things from YouTubers like DaveDays and they were much more true to their overall theme. In the past few years this store hasn't been as great. They've basically gotten rid of their music section (I think they even removed the music listening stations) and they now stock stuff like Eminem and nicki minaj shirts. It's still though my go to store for band tees
When i was younger I always thought hot topic was kind of weird, but now as an adult I really love it here, they always have the best selection of graphic Tees for men and woman, and for a good price. I like their piercing jewelry selection too. They always have cute leggings too. I love this store! Most of them are really small tho, I fee like they need to expand the size and organize a little better!
I use to love going to Hot Topic when I was younger and I wasn't the one paying for my things... lol But I still love hitting their sales especially for band t's I also still love there bags and purses. I am not totally into all of the items as much as I was then but it is a good place especially in an area that doesn't have much of a rock influence to find pieces that are much harder to find.
I used to love Hot Topic, but not so much anymore. They're stuff is pretty pricey. I loved that Hot Topic was a store where you could get band tees and it was sort of a store for more alternative kids, but now it sell a lot of Disney, Lil Wayne, Justin Bieber, ect. t's just not the same
I don't know why people complain about the price of the things here, it's just as expensive as any other stores are these days. Also most the stuff you find here you can't find anywhere else! all sorts of great things to find here! love to buy my fob & p!atd band merch here
In high school this was my favorite store because I went through a bit of a punk phase. Now I very rarely even set foot in the store because they don't have anything I could ever wear to the office. I still occasionally go there to get gifts for other people. And I do love that they carry Doctor Who stuff because it is one of the few places you can find it without having to shop online.
Hot Topic is undeniably better than it was a few years ago. They are trying to get away from their dark, emo vibe to more pop culture and attracting fandoms. They offer shirts and accessories for pretty much any fandom (I especially enjoy the Disney and Harry Potter merchandise) as well as their signature goth kid clothes. If you haven't been in there in a while, I suggest giving them a second chance!
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Does anyone else wished that hot topic was easier to walk through? It's always so small and crowded.
Ain't most of their clothes black?
What's your go to section at hot topic?
What's your favorite purchase from Hot Topic?
What is another store similar to Hot Topic? Also maybe better on their prices?
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