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Last night was the Jason Wu for Target launch party, meaning those that were there could shop the collection ahead of time, à la the semi-recent Missoni for Target and Versace for H&M extravaganzas. We imagined eBay would be pretty Jason Wu-packed by now, but we were surprised to find out that there's only, like, nine pieces up there—including a trench modeled by Blake Lively, who was there showing off her spray tan.
So, what does this mean: Has collab hysteria died down? While the line was certainly really, really long last night, there was an astonishing amount of elbow room throughout 95% of the event space. And we didn't see any pushing, shoving, what have you. Perhaps the Wu collection is enough of a non-gimmick to make people actually want to hold onto it, rather than try to make a quick buck on eBay. Or, perhaps nice, pleated skirts and girly cardigans aren't in as high demand as palm tree leggings and zig-zag rainboots have been in the past.
If interested, here's what you can buy right now. It seems as though most of it has been posted by the same seller, since a lot of the starting prices are $79 (the trench and one of the dresses is $99, and there's a blouse going for $49). If you'd rather just wait until February 5th, you can do that, too.
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