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Teen Consumerism

Collected by: Miramonte High School

Archived since: Dec, 2008

Description:

This listing, collected by the Miramonte High School journalism 1 class 2008-09, reflects websites that teens frequent for purchases or consumer information.

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Title: Urban Outfitters

URL: http://search.urbanoutfitters.com/?q=sandals

Description: Girls often seek ways to look like individuals and stand out from the pack. They want to wear edgy and sophisticated footwear to highlight their personality. Strappy sandals are a popular style shoe, and many girls buy them at Urban Outfitters because of their vast and trendy selection.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Nordstrom

URL: http://shop.nordstrom.com/

Description: Many teens shop at Nordstroms. It is a great place to buy designer clothing, as well as more moderate priced clothes.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Vans, Category: Classic Shoes

URL: http://shop.vans.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/category_10001_10101_10147_-1

Description: Teens today are faced with many difficult decisions. None are more important than lace-ups vs. slip-ons. Vans was founded in 1966 and are still setting trends in teen style. Many teens like to wear Vans many different styles including the classic lace-ups and the popular slip-ons. Rappers have kept Vans shoes popular by mentioning them in their shoes. The song Vans by The Pack is entirely devoted to the shoes. Today many teens love to wear this simple and relatively inexpensive shoe made by the classic shoe company, Vans.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: dELiAs

URL: http://store.delias.com/item.do?categoryID=428&itemID=50208&sizeFilter=&colorFilter=&brandFilter=

Description: Delia's is a popular clothing store that only has only few locations, so its products are mostly purchased online or through their widely distributed catalogs. The clothes are decently priced with a typical pair of pants ranging from $40 to $60. Its style could be described as comfortable, stylish, and funky. This store reflects today's teen style because it is a popular style and choice of clothing.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Cafe Press funny t-shirts

URL: http://t-shirts.cafepress.com/humor

Description: Cafe Press is an online store where anyone can design their own shirt, mug, or nearly anything. The sellers choose the price and how much commission they take. Teens use this to find funny shirts to help express themselves.

Captured  on Dec 15, 2008

Title: What Not To Wear: TLC

URL: http://tlc.discovery.com/ads/ad_interstitial_fill5.html?dest=http://tlc.discovery.com/fansites/whatnottowear/whatnottowear.html

Description: Being in style is a tactic used to survive high school by many teenagers. What Not To Wear, shown on TLC, is a television show that is designed to help young people recognize thier fashion faux pas and correct them. The show is most widely watched by young women.

Captured 2 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Jan 14, 2009

Title: Amazon

URL: http://www.amazon.com/Tales-Beedle-Bard-Standard/dp/0545128285/ref=pd_bbs_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1227292579&sr=8-1

Description: Lots of students read for fun. Popular books for girls are the Twilight series, and some people like to read Harry Potter, and others like to read different, more serious books. But you can get all of them at Amazon.com.

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Title: Apple

URL: http://www.apple.com/

Description: Apple is an important part of teen culture, because it has become a major part of everyday technology. The the majority of teens have an apple product, whether it be an ipod, iphone, or apple computer. Apple continues to come out with newer and more impressive technology at such a rapid pace, that the ipods that came out a year ago are already considered old. For our generation, apple has defined the technological advances that have taken place with computers, music, cameras and cell phones.

Captured  on Dec 15, 2008

Title: Barnes & Noble

URL: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/

Description: Barnes & Noble is a popular bookstore selling books, DVDs, music, and other products. Students can also shop for textbooks using the online bookstore. There are a few Barnes & Noble bookstore located around the Bay Area.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Best Buy - Xbox 360

URL: http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?id=abcat0701000&type=category

Description: This website allows teens to browse and purchase games for the popular X-Box 360 game console. The Xbox is a very entertaining game system, and teens enjoy purchasing all the newest games available, making this section of the Best Buy site very popular.

Captured  on Dec 15, 2008

Title: Borders

URL: http://www.borders.com/online/store/Home?schid=GGL|G_Borders+Brand|General+Brand|Borders

Description: Students often shop at Borders for books, music, and DVDs. Borders is a popular bookstore with many locations, and good deals on new books. On the website, you can browse the newest merchandise as well as the old ones, and order them as well. Pre-orders are also available for things that have not been released yet.

Captured 3 times between Jan 14, 2009 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: CSS

URL: http://www.ccs.com/

Description: CCS is a website for teens to buy skateboards, skate shoes, snowboards, and apparel for girls and boys. This site features clothing that is appealing to most teen boys and girls. Their clothes are laid back and have an edge.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Cutters Gloves: Performance Gloves & Grips

URL: http://www.cuttersgloves.com/

Description: Cutters is one of today's most popular sports gloves brands. Cutters makes gloves for football, baseball, and golf, and are the choice of many professional, collegiate, and high school athletes.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Eastbay, The Athletic SportSource

URL: http://www.eastbay.com/

Description: Eastbay is an online sports store. Student athletes go to Eastbay to buy sports equipment and clothes because they offer great deals, and they offer the same stuff that sports stores offer but for half the price. People also use Eastbay because it is easier to buy stuff from the comfort of your home instead of having to go out to the store.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Movie Tickets & Theater Showtimes: Fandango

URL: http://www.fandango.com/

Description: Fandango is a great website for teens to use because it provides access to movie times, tickets, and sneak previews. Its a great way to get your tickets and print them out in the comfort of your own home. Many kids use it to check local movie theater times and listings anywhere in the world.

Captured  on Dec 15, 2008

Title: J Crew

URL: http://www.jcrew.com/

Description: J Crew’s online store displays what many teenage girls would like to have in their closets. Yet their prices are higher than most of the stores that teenagers shop at, so browsing their website is almost like a clothing tease for many.

Captured 3 times between Jan 14, 2009 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: New Era Cap

URL: http://www.neweracap.com/

Description: New Era and 59Fifty hats are a hot fashion item for teenagers.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Juicy Couture, Seven Jeans, and more shopbop.com

URL: http://www.shopbop.com/actions/viewSearchResultsAction.action?bmForm=searchFormXX&bmFormID=1227292150896&bmUID=1227292150896&bmIsForm=true&bmPrevTemplate=%2Findex.jsp&bmHidden=area&area=contemporary&bmText=query&query=hudson&bmImage=searchButton.x&bmImage

Description: Shopbop.com provides hundreds of designer clothes on their website. Even though some of their clothes may be pricey they have free shipping for purchases over a certain amount. One of their most popular items for girls is the Hudson jeans.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Sprint Cell Phones

URL: http://www.sprint.com/

Description: Sprint’s website represents teenagers love for their technology. The newest model of a cell phone is often seen as a status symbol among high schoolers.

Captured 3 times between Jan 14, 2009 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Target

URL: http://www.target.com/

Description: Target is well known and relatively inexpensive store. It has gathered famous designers to do discount lines for the store. Teens love Target because you can get nice clothes for cheaper prices. They also have excellent make-up aisles.

Captured  on Dec 15, 2008

Title: Tickets for Music Concerts, Rock, Latin, Jazz, Festivals, more. Official Ticketmaster site

URL: http://www.ticketmaster.com/section/concerts?tm_link=tm_music_header

Description: Teenagers love music and are always looking for opportunities to see their favorite artists in concert. The music section of the Ticketmaster website has concerts listed by genres of music or by venues nearby. Its simple format provides an easy way for teens to check upcoming concerts and buy tickets.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Ugg

URL: http://www.uggaustralia.com/ProductDetails.aspx?gID=w&categoryID=283&productID=5815&model=Classic+Tall

Description: Uggs are sheep wool boots from Australia and are very popular footwear among teens as well as other age groups. They are warm and comfortable and come in many different styles, but the most popular are the classic tall boots. Uggs are so popular in fact that numerous "copy-cat" versions of them can be found for cheaper prices.

Captured  on Dec 15, 2008

Title: Urban Outfitters - women's apparel

URL: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/category.jsp?popId=WOMENS&navAction=poppushpush&isSortBy=true&navCount=3&pushId=WOMENS_APPAREL&id=W_APP_KNIT

Description: This is a popular site among teens because there clothing is creative, and fashionable. Teens would go to this website to find many colorful option for both girls and boys. This site represents teen culture because it's a fashionable site that many teens purchase from.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Kimchi Blue Sweater Inset Open Cardigan

URL: http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/urban/catalog/productdetail.jsp?itemdescription=true&itemCount=10&startValue=61&selectedProductColor=&sortby=&id=15268865&parentid=W_APP_SWEATERS&sortProperties=+product.marketingPriority,-product.startDate&navCount=198&navA

Description: Fashion is a big part of teenagers lives, especially for girls. Each person strives to be unique with the clothing they wear. This sweater is an example of the fashion that teenagers wear today.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Wet Seal

URL: http://www.wetseal.com/home.jsp

Description: This is a girls teen shopping website. They sell clothes for cheep prices and in styles that accommodate many girls styles. The clothes are affordable and good for parties and more.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: Woot: One Day, One Deal

URL: http://www.woot.com/

Description: Teens enjoy finding awesome deals on electronics of any kind. They love receiving new toys and tools, but often do not have enough money to get everything they want. A deal site like woot.com helps them to save the extra dollar that could be the difference between getting that new TV and having to wait another couple of months.

Captured 3 times between Jan 14, 2009 and Apr 08, 2009

Title: YouTube - Taylor Swift's Channel

URL: http://www.youtube.com/user/taylorswift?ob=1

Description: Taylor Swift is a popular country crossover to pop artist with a largely teen fan base. She writes many of her own songs that are relateable for teens all across America. Her first song, Tim McGraw, started her career and hooked many teens to her music.

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Title: Macy's Juniors Clothing and Fashion

URL: http://www1.macys.com/catalog/index.ognc?CategoryID=16904&PageID=72605155857727

Description: Many teens shop at Macy's to get their clothing. Because it is such a big store, there is a lot of variety and all different styles of clothing can be purchased.

Captured 4 times between Dec 15, 2008 and Apr 08, 2009

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