Richard Hayne, the current chairman and president of Urban Outfitters, founded Anthropologie when he opened the first store in 1992. It has since expanded into a chain of retail stores that sells women's clothes and accessories, as well as home furnishings. Today, Anthropologie o
perates 175 retail stores in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and its website and catalog ship to more than 180 countries worldwide.
Many of Anthropologie's home items are handmade by artists around the globe; the retail store sells clothes from various contemporary clothing brands. Anthropologie's signature look is bohemian, with an emphasis on a creative, free-spirited vibe that influences all aspects of personal style, from fashion to art to cooking. Anthropologie also sells children's products and toys, including art books, classic toys, and plush toys.