Target preps for pandemonium again with debut of Jason Wu

The New York Post has an early look at the retailer's next hotly anticipated collection, this one from designer Jason Wu. Target created a frenzy when it released the Missoni line, which quickly vanished from stores and paralyzed the website, frustrating online shoppers. The Post says Wu's line celebrates "an American girl in Paris," and should prove popular with everyone from teenage girls to female business execs.
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The New York Post has an early look at the retailer's next hotly anticipated collection, this one from designer Jason Wu.

The Post says the 53-piece line celebrates "the idea of an American girl in Paris" and should prove popular with everyone from teenage girls to female business execs.

You can check out photos of the collection at Target.com. It goes on sale Feb. 5.

Target created a frenzy when it released the Missoni line, which quickly vanished from stores and paralyzed the website, frustrating online shoppers. Many of the pieces soon surfaced with much higher price tags on eBay, where early-birds hoped to cash in on the demand.

You can also read more about Jason Wu at Style.

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