The opening of the KARDASHIAN’s new clothing store in New York on Wednesday night was blemished by arrests as police struggled to manage hundreds of disorderly fans.

A special police task force was brought in to control the crowds, and officers made numerous arrests as they attempted to calm the situation.

The socialites launched their latest Dash clothing boutique in Manhattan but the red carpet event descended into chaos as over-excited devotees outside scrambled to get a glimpse of the famous family.