Jing, a financial analyst and devoted fashion consumer, writes one of my favorite fashion blogs. She recently posted about the not-so-innocent actions of certain fashion insiders who attended the private shopping event at Opening Ceremony before the boutique's Proenza Schouler for Target pop-up opened to the public.
"I arrived at the store at 11am on Friday, the opening time announced on the store's website. However, by the time I entered the store, almost all small sizes were gone. What happened?
[There] was a special party the night before for "VIP"s to make purchase ahead of the crowd. In addition, the Parsons' students were allowed to arrive at 9am on Friday to make purchase. Then I knew where those size XS and size 1 clothes went...eBay...Items are up and being marketed, at twice of the price."
She goes on to note that if she or her colleagues did the same with securities, they'd go to jail. How's that for perspective! This story struck me as a tad hilarious, but it makes you wonder: how much of the press is really wearing GO! International pieces?
Read more at Jing's Fashion Review.