Supreme Fall/Winter 2011 Collection Launch – Event Recap | “Waited Through The Downpour”

By - August 25th, 2011

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A preview to the disruption Hurricane Irene will cause in New York City this weekend, it was simply the survival of the fittest at this morning’s Supreme queue. Arrival came around first light, the line up became a meandering formation of 300 people along New York City’s Lafayette Street quite quickly. Meanwhile, another formation, in the shape of menacing dark clouds, took place up above the crowd. Without warning, the drizzle started an hour before the store opening. The progression gotten worse in matter of minutes and people looked for ways and means to stay dry. Some shared umbrella with total strangers. Many stood under the ledge of nearby buildings. Still others covered themselves with backpacks, plastic shopping bags, even lounge chairs. A few even went into neighboring stores. 30 minutes before Supreme opened its door, the constant rainfall became a torrential downpour. Conditions were so unbearable, several Supreme queue veterans actually contemplated about retreating to fight another day. But excluding a few, everyone stayed the course, even when their prized Air Jordan III Dornbecher were soaked through and through…

Photography: Poe for Freshness

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5 comments
hjghjh
hjghjh

not one person with any style in line..smh

Ian
Ian

what were they waiting for??

oman
oman

its like they never seen rain

jesus
jesus

great shots poe ill c u at the next event and im glad i avoided that pop up shop