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29 Times Forever 21 Failed So Hard It Almost Won

The children are our future and this is where they shop.

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1. When it attributed this quote to George Bernard Shaw when it is in fact the words of Edgar Allan Poe.

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::Poe rolls over in grave::

::Shaw barfs in grave::

2. When it wowed the world with its failure to understand basic math.

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Coming soon to a Forever 21 near you: Glitter TI-83s no one knows how to work.

3. And suddenly became a luxury retailer.

$779? Well golly, that's a bargain!
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$779? Well golly, that's a bargain!

4. When this mannequin dropped trou for all the world to see.

You are a sick, sick man...nequin.
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You are a sick, sick man...nequin.

5. And when this mannequin decided to give the world a show.

Young lady! Cover up!
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Young lady! Cover up!

6. When it made this tee with a Frida Kahlo quote, which — in the English translation — cuts out the first word. It's actually: "FEET, what do I need you for when I have wings to fly?" She wrote it before GETTING HER FOOT FUCKING AMPUTATED.

Bravo, Forever 21. Bravo.
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Bravo, Forever 21. Bravo.

7. When it put Tupac's face on a stretchy crop top.

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RIP???

8. And decided it was truly gangsta:

Dear @forever21, What the hell is wrong with you? xoxo, ~Bells

Bells@clockwork_bells

Dear @forever21,

What the hell is wrong with you?

xoxo,

~Bells

6:50 PM - 19 Sep 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

9. When it sold this sad, sad, chocolate bar on Valentine's Day.

I think the worst selection here is chocolate being a substitute for a "positive attitude."
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I think the worst selection here is chocolate being a substitute for a "positive attitude."

10. When these mannequins decided to become intimate.

Would you care for some Forever 21 doggy style with your faux suede booties?
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Would you care for some Forever 21 doggy style with your faux suede booties?

11. When this sweatshirt was supposed to be cute.

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If I were literally "livin' la vida broka," I would NOT be spending my last few pennies on this.

12. When it lost a letter.

FO SHO.
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FO SHO.

13. When a designer was forced to create this...whatever this is. IT DOESN'T EVEN HAVE ARM HOLES.

They were eager to get this in store they forgot the rest of the material! #fail #Forever21

Jacqueline Hensel@JackiieSparrow

They were eager to get this in store they forgot the rest of the material! #fail #Forever21

11:55 PM - 04 Mar 13ReplyRetweetFavorite

14. When this T-shirt skipped freshman year of French.

MA belle. It's feminine. Plus, c'mon, doesn't EVERYONE know that Beatles song, "Michelle, MA belle, sont les mots..." YOUTHS.
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MA belle. It's feminine. Plus, c'mon, doesn't EVERYONE know that Beatles song, "Michelle, MA belle, sont les mots..." YOUTHS.

15. When this dress really summarized all of the important things women care about.

Like OMG but you forgot Starbucks or something lololol you guyssss loololololllllooo.
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Like OMG but you forgot Starbucks or something lololol you guyssss loololololllllooo.

16. When this T-shirt really made you think.

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You're the pine? Pinecone? Pine tree? Oh PINE-APPLE. That's dumb.

17. When this mannequin either decided to have an impromptu yoga session, or simply draw attention to her vagina.

18. When avocados were trending (apparently???) and it was so important, America just HAD TO HAVE A T-SHIRT about it.

Avocados are trending? OK? THE FUCK?
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Avocados are trending? OK? THE FUCK?

19. When it sold sports bras to 6-year-olds.

::Pats every father in the world on the back in sympathy::
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::Pats every father in the world on the back in sympathy::

20. When it wrote "Eat Your Heart Out" on a plus-size T-shirt, which probably didn't please everyone.

Is this empowering? I am confused.
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Is this empowering? I am confused.

21. When this decoration turned the corner too late.

Eh, shoes are hoes anyhow.
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Eh, shoes are hoes anyhow.

22. When this T-shirt seemed motivational and good for girls...but

23. When a disgruntled employee (or, all right, more likely a disgruntled boyfriend) decided to voice their frustrations in the nail polish section.

He finishes, steps back to observe his masterpiece and thinks, Haha! You can polish a turd.
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He finishes, steps back to observe his masterpiece and thinks, Haha! You can polish a turd.

24. When these mannequins all clearly had diarrhea.

Don't poop on the merch! It's worth a whole $4.
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Don't poop on the merch! It's worth a whole $4.

25. When this top encouraged disordered eating.

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Sorry, but no, your "I Heart Kale" shirt doesn't make up for this.

26. When its website seemingly placed these two sweaters together on purpose.

Classy.
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Classy.

27. When Forever 21 saw this design as a mash-up of the U.K. and U.S. flags. It's a cutout of an Australian flag.

Yeah, @Forever21, that isn't UK Union Jack meets US stars... It's just the Australian flag. #fail

E@evyviolet

Yeah, @Forever21, that isn't UK Union Jack meets US stars... It's just the Australian flag. #fail

11:22 PM - 05 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

28. When it cut off this sentence Oscar Wilde wrote that reads: "Every woman is a rebel, and usually in wild revolt against herself."

...Which kinda changes the meaning. The quote is from Wilde's play A Woman of No Importance, which explores sexual hypocrisy in Victorian society. And although the play may ultimately criticize male-female double standards, this quote comes during a scene in which two men discuss the shortcomings of women. A line leading up to this quote: "You should never try to understand [women] ... If you want to know what a woman really means — which, by the way, is always a dangerous thing to do — look at her, don't listen to her."
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...Which kinda changes the meaning. The quote is from Wilde's play A Woman of No Importance, which explores sexual hypocrisy in Victorian society. And although the play may ultimately criticize male-female double standards, this quote comes during a scene in which two men discuss the shortcomings of women. A line leading up to this quote: "You should never try to understand [women] ... If you want to know what a woman really means — which, by the way, is always a dangerous thing to do — look at her, don't listen to her."

29. When it put French lettering on a background of an Italian flag.

J'aime fact checking.
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J'aime fact checking.

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