PARIS – Nearly three months after it was first announced, the Lanvin (Hearts) H&M collection finally hit stores worldwide, drawing long lines of shoppers from Paris to Tokyo, including dozens who camped outside overnight.

However, expected scenes of pandemonium failed to materialize after H&M put in place a new system of color-coded wristbands that allowed customers inside in small groups, making for a much more organized shopping experience than for previous designer collaborations.

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