Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
If there’s one thing you can bet on, it’s that an Apple release day transforms the city into an urban campground with hoards of gadget-hungry folks chomping at the bit — lined up and staked out for days (yes, days!).
And, with the iPhone 5C and 5S making their big debut today, we thought we'd stalk the lines to get the 4-1-1, straight from the tech-obsessed early-risers themselves. What phone did they score? How long was the wait? We had our S.F. and NYC shutterbugs brave the crowds and get the lowdown from the folks on each coast. So, click away, and see which city houses the most die-hard Apple shoppers — S.F. or NYC? Hey, there's nothing wrong with a little friendly competition!
Whether you’ve grown up in the city or you’re a recent transplant, you know that L.A. is the place to be. You’ve got ocean beaches, Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, and Korean BBQ better than what you’ll find in Seoul, all within a 30-minute drive of each other. read
On those mornings when you would rather just go to work naked than even think about putting an outfit together — much less a forward one — you rely on finds you can just throw on and go. Sometimes, though, the pieces in question (those LBDs and checked shirts) aren’t the most inspiring.
But, it is possible to read