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Fashion's Night Out might have kicked off with Anna Wintour and the cast of Glee at Saks Fifth Avenue, but it ended with a mob jumping on top of cars at Broadway and Bleecker. Gothamist, which has photos, reports that the crowd smashed the windshield of a white Audi. And a video that's making the rounds shows dancing, shouting, and mayhem so wild that it looks almost staged.
Over at Buzzfeed Shift, Hillary Reinsberg calls the event "an increasingly frightening drunken mob scene," pointing out that under-aged drinking is rampant. She also notes that although Vogue organizes the event, Conde Nast takes no responsibility for security or crowd control. It's up to the stores, and the NYPD, to make sure everyone behaves. And as a matter of fact, Gothamist reports two arrests: one for obstruction of governmental administration, and one for disorderly conduct.
· Mob Trashes Audi During Fashion's Night Out [Gothamist]
· How A Worldwide Shopping Party Became A Dangerous Liability [Buzzfeed]