Founded in 1988, Hot Topic is one of the leading chains of stores in the United States that offer a range of music-inspired apparel and accessories. Based in Anchorage, Alaska, the store offers a range of apparel, such as dresses, hoodies, tops, sleepwear and jackets. Additionally, it sells a variety of accessories, including jewelry, bags, hats, sunglasses, watches, wallets and socks. It also provides apparel and accessories of various brands, such as Hell Bunny, Rock Rebel, Machine Jeans, Abbey Dawn and Noon Copenhagen. Additionally, Hot Topic offers holiday gift guide, including gift cards, stuffers and gifts.