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Hot Topic

Hot Topic


4.1 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars46%
  • 4 Stars33%
  • 3 Stars15%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.19 / 5 based on 1,029 Reviews

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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
Angela Z.
203 reviews
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
Rachel R.
474 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
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!
Tiffany T.
Au Gres, MI
121 reviews
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.
Danielle Z.
202 reviews
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
Sam O.
Toledo, OH
353 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
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
Alexandra S.
Hagerstown, MD
75 reviews
Love the graphic tees at the store. Love have even though they have so much inventory it's kind of organized. Their staff is usually very pleasant and they don't bother too much while you shop I personal hate being asked if I need help or given a fake smile again and again.
Tyne P.
Des Moines, IA
616 reviews
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.
Jessica R.
Sherman Oaks, CA
1229 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I spend way to much money at hot topic! They have all the pop culture things I love and plus size clothes! It's great for all things Disney and Harry Potter! It can get expensive but they almost always have a sale of some kind! I like the store but I love shopping at hot topic online!
Amberlyn G.
Palmdale, CA
94 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This store is a little high priced mall store which sells items that are considered punk, emo, goth, and sexy. If you like any of these things, thus is your store. They sell a variety of things from gag gifts, clothes, backpacks, to underware, stickers, jewelry, pictures patches, posters and incense. I've shopped here for years for many odds & ends and now it's my sons favorite store!
Morgan G.
Wilmington, NC
98 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
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!
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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