Oh, my beloved T.J.Maxx — your sales never cease to amaze me, but your customers’ continuing inability to try on apparel that hangs poorly leaves me perpetually baffled. More for me, I guess! Today’s installment of Tales of Great Sales follows along almost word-for-word with one of my favorites: The Nearly 95% Off Rachel Roy Dress. Where that Rachel Roy dress had piles of shapeless … Keep reading…

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Let me paint the picture for you: After crepe brunch and extreme silk flower shopping, Sara and I went to T.J.Maxx, at which I spotted an adorable Cynthia Rowley striped skirt for a mere $13.99. I was figuratively drunk off wedding planning and that 3,000 calorie (give or take) meal, so I grabbed the item with sugar-high stagger and declared it mine. … Keep reading…

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It is with great pleasure that I finally introduce this Tale of a Great Sale. This dress hung waiting, longingly, in my closet for months. It was too warm for velvet, so I waited impatiently for autumn to arrive. It’s finally time. I found this Rachel Roy dress marked down from some $450 to — wait for it — $25. It was … Keep reading…

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You guys, I made arguably the best autumn decision of all time: I bought a knit cocoon. Yes, I bought a knit cocoon, and you should, too. You know that guilty feeling you used to get when the Snuggie commercial came on T.V.? Maybe it was just me. “Wow, they can stay warm while snacking and playing backgammon?” I’d think. “I love … Keep reading…

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Open your eyes, dollface: Jackets and ballet flats are the answers to your problems! There are two issues at my office that may be problems at yours, too: I’m never certain how far away I’ll have to park—a 10-second or 10-minute walk to the door—and I can’t be sure if I’ll be hot or cold at my desk. Nothing makes you reevaluate … Keep reading…

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