I was one of the lucky ones. I was on-line at 6am, and was able to purchase 4 Missoni items! Looking back, I feel lucky that I was able to get them. However, at the time, I too, was frustrated at the on-line shopping experience. Full disclosure, I am a HUGE on-line shopper. I send e-mails to companies all the time to let them know when their site policies are not "standard" for the on-line industry.
So here is what I was able to commandeer
The V-neck Sweater
...and fun Rain Boots
Here are my feelings about the whole event. Target knew this would happen! This was a case of brilliant hype, lots of "free" marketing through the blogging community, and UNDER-STOCKED product!! Think "OOPS, I left my IPhone 4 prototype at the bar" marketing ploy a year ago. You can't buy all that free press...am I correct Donny Deutsch?
Not to worry, I am sure that before yesterday's sale, Target was already reproducing the items for the next go-round! Trust me, they won't miss the "Holiday Season" with this FRENZIE that
One thing is for sure, there will be a lot of ebay sales from people trying to make an additional profit from this...just like the Lance Armstrong "Live Strong" yellow wristband many years back. Be patient, there will be more.