Wednesday night, Refinery29 celebrated the US launch of Primark with host Emily Ratajkowki at And&And located in the West Village. The former ‘Blurred Lines’ star is moving onward and upward by partying with fashion notables including Fern Mallis, Natalie Joos, and Refinery29’s EIC, Christene Barberich and Executive Director, Piera Gelardi.I used to shop at Primark when I lived in Dublin and have always been a big fan of the store, “ noted Ratajkowski, “Its really great that it’s opening in the US and bringing European trends at such an affordable price.’  Primark, the Irish fast-fashion retailer founded in Dublin, with stores in France, Spain, and Germany will open its first US store on September 10 at Downtown Crossing in Boston. Don’t worry- Primark is also scheduled to open in Staten Island, NY, Freehold, N.J, and King of Prussia, PA. Primark is widely known for keeping stock of the latest looks at an affordable price, similar to H&M and Zara.

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