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Shortly after the doors opened, Women's Wear Daily beauty editor Julie Naughton grew angry after several other editors tried to crash the line. A witness told us Naughton went "full-on crazy" while waiting to get in, and "started freaking out that people who had just walked in were getting queued up before her." The source related: "She was screaming, 'I hope these people don't ever want to work in publishing,' and then started trash-talking," saying of one attendee, "She looks like she's from Long Island and her Chanel bag is fake. She was being such a terrible bully."
A WWD rep told Page Six that Naughton was justified in defending her place, since she got there at 6:30 a.m. Meanwhile, when the sale opened to the public, someone swiped a Manolo handbag and the staff refused to open the windows even though the room was stifling, "lest shoppers might throw the fabulous footwear out the window to friends waiting below."
· WWD Editor Goes 'Full-On Crazy' at Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale [Racked NY]
· Beauty editor goes 'full-on crazy' at Manolo Blahnik sample sale [Page Six]
· The Manolo Blahnik Sample Sale Has Great Prices, Zero Line [Racked NY]
· The New Women's Wear Daily Won't Be So Polite [Racked]