Hot Topic


4.2 out of 5 stars
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  • 2 Stars4%
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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
Lyna N.
19 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I love the cool accessories and clothing items that Hot Topic carries. They have merchandises of my favorite TV shows, heroes, movies, and bands. However, without the promotions and sales, the items get a bit pricey. My Nightmare Before Christmas wallet cost twenty five dollars. After I bought it, I had no money left to put in it. 😂
Lindsey G.
Big Lake, MN
229 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Coming from someone who used to shop exclusively at Hot Topic, I will tell you that they have become overpriced. Great for little trinkets and accessories but really am not feeling the clothing any more (outgrew that stage apparently) but they do have some pretty decent crewnecks and wallets, records, pop vinyl figures as well.
Jessica K.
Columbus, OH
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Love the selection of body jewelry and the retro t-shirts as well as TV show themed clothing. The clearance is where I shop the most however they do run really good deals for the regular priced stock too. most of the time there is a buy one, get one free or at least a buy one get one half off deal to save a little bit of money.
Allison D.
346 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.
Laura P.
Warren, MI
107 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I loved this store when I was in high school because I could get t-shirts with my favorite bands and characters printed on them. Now that I'm older it's not somewhere I shop, but I'm also not in their key demographic. My one complaint is that they are a bit pricey considering you're just getting cotton t-shirts for the most part.
Magali C.
Tustin, CA
106 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I love hot topic. I still listen to MCR and get to represent my love with my band shirts from hot topic not everyone is a hipster and hot topic gets me. They really get me. Quality is great I feel at home in my dark apparel. LOVE IT!
Shiloh M.
Venice, FL
71 reviews
This store has great fandom merchandise. If you are really into an anime, this store has great t-shirts. Same goes for bands. Also this store has a huge supply of funko pops (at least at my local hot topic) I just wish they had more south park related items 😂
Melissa G.
Machesney Pk, IL
33 reviews
Hot Topic is an interesting store that has changed a lot over the years. Sometimes it is a hit or miss for me, but I love looking at the collection of products they have to current popular movies or retro Disney and Nickelodeon items. They also have some great clearance and some neat jewelry too. Unfortunately, their in-store selection of anything plus-sized is non-existent, which is odd considering they own Torrid, a plus-sized women's story.
Erin D.
Lake Worth, FL
85 reviews
Hot topic is the place to go if you're looking to rep one of your favorite bands. They're also always taking suggestions from the customers of what they wanna see on the shelves. I shop here and have so far, had no dissapointments
Brianna S.
South Gate, CA
245 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I love this store so much! I love how they have a variety of things and how everyone is so nice and helpful! Sadly everything is so expensive so i don't get much things from here (always walk in and walk out sad and empy handed lol)
alana m.
55 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?
Meghan C.
Miami, FL
44 reviews
What is another store similar to Hot Topic? Also maybe better on their prices?
Christina C.
Mission, TX
119 reviews
What's your go to section at hot topic?
Katelyn H.
81 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
What's your favorite purchase from Hot Topic?

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