Things to Do Kanye West's 'Pablo' pop-up brings the lines to downtown Manhattan By Dana Reszutek firstname.lastname@example.org August 19, 2016 12:04 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Kanye West is currently controlling the world with pop-ups, and New York is along for the ride. The temporary store, taking over event space Supermarket on 363 Broadway until Sunday, is being kept at a typical West-level of exclusivity, with windows and doors covered in black fabric so passers-by can't take a peek at the Pablo merch. As of Friday morning, the line had wrapped around Broadway and Walker Street, ending near Church Street. At a very slow pace, security let a few shoppers in at a time, giving each fan an opportunity to browse the merchandise, but leaving about a hundred people outside waiting. One local Kanye fan, Charlie Ise, used an online opportunity to get some sleep instead of starting his wait at 4 a.m. Friday. “I actually used a service, and they waited in line for me, and I just got here around 10 a.m.,” he said. After checking out what previously opened pop-ups around the world were offering, Ise was looking forward to getting his hands on Gotham-exclusive apparel. “The gear looked pretty cool in the other cities,” Ise said. “I’m looking forward to what New York has in stock.” Each of the 21 pop-ups are featuring items exclusive to their city. A preview with Complex showed hats, T-shirts, long sleeves, hoodies and jackets with a “New York” insignia on the front — in the Gothic text that has appeared on his past merchandise. The Pablo apparel ranges in price from $45 to $325. But fans weren’t the only people surrounding the pop-up shop. At least five police officers were actively patrolling the area, making sure the barricades were keeping shoppers in line and not blocking the various surrounding entrances to boutiques and apartment buildings. Check out the lines yourself before you head out to brave the wait and get your Kanye-approved apparel. Just a few more (hours) to go ... Photo Credit: Dana Reszutek Though these Yeezy fans are at the front of the line, security only let in a few people at a time. It's not a Kanye pop-up without some beach chairs Photo Credit: Dana Reszutek These fans were prepared to spend their Friday waiting in line. At least there's some shade Photo Credit: Dana Reszutek The line on Walker Street may have been a long one, but at least there was a chance to beat the heat. Well, not that much shade Photo Credit: Dana Reszutek These fans weren't smiling, but they will be when they get their hands on some New York-exclusive Pablo apparel. Who knows how long people will be waiting Photo Credit: Dana Reszutek We're not sure if they know what they've gotten themselves into. By Dana Reszutek email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Yeezy will return to New York Fashion WeekWest's collection will debut Sept. 7. Kanye West pop-up will return to New York West will open 21 temporary stores worldwide this weekend. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.