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Marni for H&M debuts this Thursday, breaking H&M's streak of launching its designer collabs (Versace, Lanvin) on Saturdays. So while your boss thinks you're at the dentist or waiting for the cable guy/plumber, you'll be able to pick up the collection of printed shifts (and many other printastic items) without disrupting your weekend. The entire line—so men's and women's—will be sold at six H&M stores throughout Manhattan, and each location that's carrying it will be opening at 8am. Take a look after the jump to see which ones those are, and then, of course, refresh yourself on what to buy.
If you're downtown: The collection will hit the Flatiron store at 111 Fifth Avenue at 18th Street, as well as the Soho store at 515 Broadway between Spring and Broome. Keep in mind that there are two Soho stores, and the collection won't be sold at the other Soho store that's closer to Prince on Broadway. We expect those sales associates to be relieved, at not having to deal with the hoopla, and also annoyed, by having to constantly redirect Marni fans further down the street.
If you're uptown: The store at 150 East 86th Street at Lexington Avenue will have it, and if you're 30ish blocks below, so will 640 Fifth Avenue at 51st Street. 125th Street will not have Marni, so save yourself a trip all the way uptown in hopes of avoiding a gigantic line. And neither will the other Lexington Avenue location at 59th Street. Sidenote: The 640 Fifth Avenue store tends to draw the craziest, most willing to wait overnight kind of crowd.
If you're smack-dab in the middle of Midtown: Good news for NJ Transit and LIRR commuters, and those who don't mind Herald Square: both the H&Ms near Penn Station will be housing the collab. The store at 435 Seventh Avenue at 34th Street will be getting it, as well as the other H&M a little further east at 1328 Broadway at 34th Street. Both are quite large, and both will probably be insane.