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We've just left the scene of Alexander Wang and Loden Dager's debut at Uniqlo and it's clear from the morning's turnout that it is really Alexander Wang's day. The slim designer made an early appearance, welcoming friends and press while the store was still closed off to regular customers. Shoppers waited patiently in line while VIPs entered early to enjoy drinks and snacks and to shop the racks of gray, black and white dresses (priced around 50 to 70 dollars apiece). Thankfully, the store was still fully stocked when staffers began letting regular folks in at about 9:50am.
The early winner was clearly the black sleeveless cinch waist pocket dress ($59.50), which was almost sold out in small and xs sizes by 10:15, but the other styles like the vest dress ($69.50) and the colorblocked tank dress ($49.50) were also going fast. Sadly, men didn't seem as excited about fellow Uniqlo guest designer Loden Dager's efforts—when we departed the store at 10:30, there was not one Dager shopper to be seen. If you haven't made it over there yet, the rumor is that Wang stock will be replenished on Monday.
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