By no means shy to make a political assertion with their merchandise, retailer Urban Outfitters struck a nerve with many for that includes classic navy surplus gadgets for sale on their website, with a hefty price ticket.
Advertising a military jacket and camouflage pants for $69 a pop as properly a $59 fleece as “expertly sourced” and “authentic classic items” from their Urban Renewal lie, a present navy member informed Yahoo Lifestyle that it’s baffling why the Philadelphia-headquartered clothes firm would promote the gadgets, not to mention push them at such sky-excessive markup.
“Women and men purchasing at Urban Outfitters for a fleece are undoubtedly not disadvantaged of their fundamental wants. If they really needed to put on Military gear then they need to serve themselves,” the member stated, additional noting that the navy buys the gear from the bottom bidder. “If there's a surplus of completely good fleece jackets, they need to have been donated to individuals who want them and can't afford the rest.”
“I'm undoubtedly lacking the connection on how an Military surplus merchandise, that’s not cute, passes for trend,” they added.
Whereas it’s not clear the place precisely the place the Urban Outfitters group picked up the clothes and if they're genuine battle costume uniform, client evaluations are combined, from the political to the apolitical.
For instance, whereas one reviewer described the fleece as “heat and comfy,” one other commenter was evidently extra bowled over, writing “That is legit an USAF fleece lol”.
Urban Outfitters has not but responded to Fox News’ request for remark.