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Hot Topic


4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars49%
  • 4 Stars31%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.22 / 5 based on 1,187 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
Shirley h.
Washington Court House, OH
34 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I've been a loyal Hot Topic customer for years. The sizing definitely needs to be more inclusive, as well as more constant. Maybe it's because my local Hot Topic is at an outlet mall but sizing is so hit & miss anymore.
Alyssa C.
26 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
They always have a size that will fit me and are the store most likely to have clothing and accessories that fit my personal style. Their prices aren't bad for the quality and I love that they add new things continuously.
Drew T.
Sneads, FL
15 reviews
Hot topic is amazing!!!! Everyone should go, they always have very good deals. And are very affordable. I go all the time. The store is great very nice employees. I will definitely go there again. All around great store.
Kaylee D.
Bowling Green, OH
56 reviews
I like Hot Topic because they sell merchandise for bands that I can't find anywhere else. I think they have a good variety of products; from things that I don't like to things that I do. I also like that even though they may be selling a lot more commercial items than they used to, their main priority is still about the music, which makes me happy.
Although their staff is still terrifying and the merchandise is pretty overpriced. Supply and demand, though, since it's the only place that sells the stuff they can basically price it whatever they want and the emo kids still come running.
Brittany B.
Port Orchard, WA
327 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
This used to be my favorite store at the mall. The store never carried my size clothes but I would buy their Tshirts, cds, hoodies, bracelets and other stuff here. I also liked the music they played too, it's a pretty awesome store.
Gabby G.
Colorado Spgs, CO
208 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
No matter how old I get, I always find myself back at hot topic buying body jewelry and band tees! The clothes and jewelry are both affordable, good quality, and last for years. Not to mention they are super cute.
Nikki M.
Los Angeles, CA
134 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I’ve been shopping at Hot Topic for almost 15 years now, and I haven’t stopped. They’ve always been just a little overpriced but what isn’t these days. I still find tons of cool merch & clothing when I go in.
Gracie A.
17 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Loveeeeeeeeee this place!! I feel so welcome here and I love the things I’ve purchased. It has great t-shirts and the workers are usually super nice. It can be pretty expensive something but I still love it.
Amber S.
Fort Stewart, GA
340 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
I used to love this store a lot more than I do now. I can still go in and find clothes that I love, but it is harder to do. Everything is covered in logos for bands I either don't like or don't even know (and that's fine, I just don't understand why EVERYTHING has to be covered in logos). I do really love that they have fandom stuff, particularly Supernatural. I purchased a SPN t-shirt a few years ago, and it was amazing and fit perfectly until I washed it three times. The fabric shrank so much that the shirt went from a medium to an extra small (and this was with me being my usual careful self) so probably buy a size or two up, just to be safe. Every now and then I'll browse the website or meander into the store, but I rarely buy anything anymore.
Dani D.
Ringgold, VA
312 reviews
This store used to be my all time favorite, like any teenager. Now that I'm in my twenties and have developed a much more fashionable taste for clothing, it seems as though they have went completely downhill. I know there slogan is "All about the music" or something along those lines, and I still pop in there for a few band shirts for lazy days when I don't feel like getting all dressed up, but I found that you can actually purchase cheaper modern goth clothes from Forever21 and get more items for the price you would pay at HT for one item. I was never a fan of the large Tripp pants with all the chains, by any means, but when they used to sell nothing but all goth/alternative clothing, it had substance.
Amberlyn G.
94 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
What's your favorite thing about Hot Topic? Mine is the collection of characters & jewelry that isn't widely sold in other stores. The emo styles!
Berquis G.
32 reviews
I would usually buy hair dye from hot topic and have been living the article fox brand, will they be stocking that up more in larger bottles?
Jamie D.
Pleasant Pr, WI
196 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Best thing to buy here?
Xuemin W.
Brooklyn, New York
37 reviews
Will Hot Topic be doing YouTuber merchandise anytime soon or do they have/who do they have?
Skylar S.
La Crosse, WI
705 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
What bands t-shirts did you buy here?

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