Stella Wars Essay

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Surviving the Stella wars They fought in the aisles. Jostled over jackets and resorted to the odd slapping match, but before the hundreds of women who queued at target stores from dawn to grab a piece of the Stella McCartney collection, the wait was worth it. As the clothes flew from the racks and the cash registers ran red hot, most outlets reported the range being sold out in minutes. Having opened at 9am, all stock in the Bondi junction store has been snapped up by 9:10am. At Roseland’s, the racks were emptied in 15 minutes as the shopper’s grabbed items ranging from $79.99 camis to $199 taffeta trench coats. The crowds began building at 21 stores across Sydney and 64 others around Australia long before dawn. Dominique English of Matraville who joined the rush at bondi junction said “when I arrived there where about 200 women screaming and clothes being thrown into the air”. There was also a cat fight when one woman slapped another across the face because she took a trench coat out of her hands”. Hear Dominique’s account of the madness by clicking here. And send us your stories of the Stella wars by using our feedback forms below. Joy boulos age 38 and a solicitor from Baxley, had taken the morning off work to bag a designer bargain. “I’ve never anything designed by a designer before but now i can see why people do. They look so good on you” she said. She spent $1000 on nine items including a fully lined cashmere and wool coat, silk dresses and skinny style jeans at Roseland’s With no time to try the goods on, Ms boulos grabbed clothes in two sizes an changed mid-store. Fashion designer Stella McCartney has stitched up a deal to design a cut price exclusively for Australian women. In a rare collaboration, the daughter of ex-Beatle Sir Paul has created a limited edition 42 piece collection for target stores. Award winning designer Stella McCartney
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