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Shut out on Missoni? Try these tips for Jason Wu

  • Article by: JOHN EWOLDT
  • Star Tribune
  • February 7, 2012 - 2:27 PM

Let's hope Target has gotten the zigzags out of its online ordering system. After the mishap with Missoni's canceled and delayed orders last September, the fashionable discounter returns Sunday with another limited edition designer collection -- 53 pieces by Jason Wu.

Fashionistas vowing not to take their chances on canceled orders might want to take to the streets instead.

Target's official word is that the line, which sells for $25 to $60 per piece, will be available at most of its stores, but it isn't specifying which locations will be Wu-less.

The company did say that some stores will get more of Wu's collection than others. The Nicollet Mall location in Minneapolis will receive a higher volume of items, according to a Target spokeswoman. The northeast Minneapolis store in the Quarry will also receive a good selection. The spokeswoman wouldn't comment about the selection in suburban stores.

Wu fans who don't want to go away empty-handed should get in line before the 8 a.m. store openings. (Remember, most Missoni items sold out within 15 minutes in stores.)

If you get shut out early, buzz on over to the Nicollet Mall store. It doesn't open until 10 a.m. If that fails, you can always try Target.com.

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