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Maxxinista in Brookline

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Happy Tuesday everyone! I received a few TJ Maxx gift cards for Christmas. I had also been saving up for those "after Christmas sales". This past Saturday I decided to head to Buffalo Exchange on Harvard Street and sell a few of 2014's clothes, shoes, and accessories. Out with the old and in with the new! I gathered my gift cards, savings, and profits and had a mini shopping spree at TJ Maxx in Brookline. However, I still had a budget and decisions had to be made. I'm starting a new series showing my shopping finds. These finds are not necessarily what I took home with me, but just the exciting items I dug up while treasure hunting. Hope you enjoy!

Picture 1: "Places to Go, People to See" Kate Spade Book (Retail: $48, TJ Maxx: $24.99) and YSL Toy Betty Bag (Retail: $1,250, TJ Maxx Clearance: $456) - I decided to pass on both of these items, but they were beautiful nonetheless.

Picture 2: Another view of the YSL Toy Betty Bag in hot pink.

Picture 3: HELMUT Helmut Lang Washed Leather Moto Jacket (Retail: $895, TJ Maxx Clearance: $250) - I splurged on this jacket because I absolutely fell in love. My father has had a fantastic leather jacket since the 80's and I've always admired and loved this piece. I set a goal to find a beautiful, "butter soft", leather jacket for myself and I've been looking for years. I never thought I would love this color, but I do! It's a deep rich olive green and I love how it makes my hazel eyes pop! Unfortunately, pictures do not do it justice. I cannot wait to show you all how I style this new addition to my closet.

Picture 4: Kate Spade Saturday Square Floral Pillow Cover (Retail: $35, TJ Maxx: $16.99) - My TJ Maxx luck allowed me to find two of these beauties, spending a grand total of $33.98 on both pillow covers. They are great quality and I love the pop of pattern they have added to our Crate and Barrel Tailor Sofa.

Picture 5: The back side of the Kate Spade Pillow Cover.

And no post would be complete without a little peek at my shopping outfit that day:



Warby Parker Glasses (Style: Clyde, Color: Blue Marblewood), David Yurman Heart Earrings, Sanctuary Tweed Jacket (via TJ Maxx for $35), Madewell Tee (via Second Time Around for $10), American Eagle Boyfriend Jeans (via TJ Maxx for $19.99), Forever 21 Booties ($39.90), Alexander Wang Bag (via Nordstrom Rack for $256 - Retail: $850) Express Puffer Jacket w/ Faux Fur Trim (via TJ Maxx for $24.99), Fossil Phone Case, Sterling Silver Ring (gifted)


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