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Hot Topic

BY HOT TOPIC

4.2 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars48%
  • 4 Stars32%
  • 3 Stars14%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star2%
4.20 / 5 based on 1,102 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
Anne W.
Henderson , NV
300 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I love Hot Topics idea, and what they stock, but .. . a lot of their products are such poor quality, for such a high price I can't handle shopping their anymore. On top of it, they've slowly pulled away from the Gothic community (their original target customers) and pulled towards the preps and hipsters, which made me stop going there entirely.
Nicole Z.
144 reviews
I love the merchandise because there are SO many different fandoms included in the store. However, it lost a star because the prices are sometimes stupidly high and when I've bought some merchandise, it either broke after one use (Maleficent bracelet) or faded (Beauty & the Beast iPhone case).
Amy R.
40 reviews
I love hot topic so so much! No matter how many times I've tried to to go in there when I'm at the mall, I always end up there!!! Sometimes I say to myself I won't waist more than $60 but I spend more than $110! Haha I just really love this store
Taylor S.
Millville, NJ
35 reviews
One of my favorite stores of all time! I refuse to get my gauges anywhere else! They took it out of my local mall and I nearly cried. Great place for all of my band merch and cute dresses. There is not a time I have walk out of hot topic empty handed. Totally in love with this store! If I had enough money, I would buy just about everything inside!
yesenia s.
San Jose, CA
54 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Hot topic is a towned down version of Spencer's and I love both. Yeah it's gotten a little scene they used to be more metal more goth but it's still cool. Their just with the times. Alot of people talk smack but it's respectable. I still love it
Ashley D.
Springfield, OR
4 reviews
It can get very expensive. About $25 per clothing item, if not more. The quality is typically very good. They are definitely the go to place if you are looking for some band merch, or even Disney stuff. The best time to hit up this store is during their buy one, get one half off sales. They usually offer "Hot Cash" at that time to use later.
Lucia F.
Bronx, NY
24 reviews
It's a very unique place where I feel that I don't get judged for what I wear. Most of the things are very pretty and legit. The sales they give out online really helps pay for shipping. Honestly there are many interesting things here to buy.
Darien F.
38 reviews
Hot Topic is only good for Disney merch, band t-shirts, and novelty items. It went from a goth store to a stupid novelty store really fast. And their prices are way too high but I guess that doesn't matter because only teenagers who's parents buy everything for them shop here anymore. They do have great sales but the prices are too high.
Sarah W.
Brownfield, TX
154 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I love love love this store! Great store to buy band merchandise & music, I always walk in this store and walk out with a t-shirt or any collectible items I might like! Some stuff is expensive but all worth it in the end! Such an awesome store! 😍😍😍
Allison D.
Charleston, SC
297 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Hot Topic is okay. It used to be my favorite store in high school when punk and goth was the trend. Now the store seems too mainstream but do like the comic book items. The store could use more space to walk around..seems really cramped now. I usually browse to see what they have but most of their items are way too overpriced.
Sarah A.
Rossville, GA
25 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Do they have Sleeping With Sirens t-shirts?
Joshua B.
Bronston, KY
73 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
What is the best thing you have purchased at hot topic?
Larissa W.
Lancaster, CA
116 reviews
Do they sell hello kitty??
Stephanie M.
Mcdonough, GA
5 reviews
What do you buy from here?
Sarah R.
Darlington, MD
41 reviews
Has anyone tried one of the giant gummy bears they sell??

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