Madison Avenue Spy
After dissatisfaction with the excessive prices and chaotic crowds at Century 21, our attention turned to discount staple TJ Maxx and their designer pleasant Runway part. We surveyed Manhattan’s 4 TJ Maxx stores and bringing you the highlights.
Earlier than we start our overview and you begin to shop you need to keep in thoughts a couple of pointers. All the time go straight to the Runway and clearance sections. If you see blue tickets, these are the Runway designer pieces. Red clearance stickers are the first reductions, while yellow stickers are the final markdowns. If you discover something you want at one retailer, chances are one in all the other stores might have it as nicely –and in several sizes. Lastly, as with all low cost procuring, verify your gadgets for injury prior to buy. Although they have customer-pleasant return policies, there is nothing worse than the disappointment of your designer treasure being damaged if you go dwelling.
UES TJ Maxx: 59th Avenue and 1st Ave.
The Runway part is positioned conveniently at the underside of the stairs ad Emilio Pucci’s colorful designs and daring print immediately stood out. Silk dresses and skirts ranged from $399.99 to $149.Ninety nine. As well as, we spotted a red Prada trench coat for $599.Ninety nine, black blazers by McQueen ($169.99) and Emporio Armani ($199.Ninety nine) and Bruno Cucinelli beige blazers in suede and fabric for $299.99. There was a gorgeous beige satin silk Prada costume for $499.99, and a very good mix of Gucci, and Dolce & Gabbana, although the Gucci was a bit too dear for our liking. This location happened to have an amazing selection of contemporary designers (suppose 5F) like Mushy Joie, Idea, Elie Tahari, and See by Chloe, however their shoe and jewelry selections left a lot to be desired.
Chelsea TJ Maxx: Avenue of the Americas & 18th St.
This location had a stellar number of Judith Ripka jewellery, most under $400. This downtown TJ Maxx had an identical selection because the one located on the UES however there was a larger assortment of sizes. In case you are looking for summer season white pants and jeans, they have a fantastic collection of Valentino and Versace ($129.Ninety nine), Dolce & Gabbana ($199.Ninety nine) and Gucci ($249.99). We additionally discovered great Dolce & Gabbana corset tops for $149.Ninety nine (less than Century 21). In addition they had Runway objects on clearance. (This spy couldn’t resist a slinky Halston Heritage gown for just $34.Ninety nine). Most of the clearance designer shoes had been mixed in all through the racks. We found Giuseppe Zanotti and Gucci pumps for $199.99 and $289.Ninety nine, respectively and Dolce & Gabbana and Valentino strappy sandals for $229.99 and $399.99..
Mid-city TJ Maxx: 57th Street and 8th
Unlike the other stores, this location has a Runway sneakers on prime show. Giuseppe Zanotti formal and casual night kinds dominated the racks and various types ranged from $199.99 to $359.Ninety nine. Miu Miu, Sergio Rossi and Hogan had a lot of sandal types accessible from $199.Ninety nine to $399.Ninety nine. With black suede and a buckle detail, there were dozens of pointed Dolce & Gabbana flats in various sizes for $199.Ninety nine.
The Runway apparel was our favourite. We found white McQueen and Ferragamo skorts that were on clearance for $39.Ninety nine and $seventy nine.99. A Love Moschino costume was on sale for $34. A lovely floral Dolce & Gabbana dress was $399.Ninety nine whereas a fuchsia satin Versace was on sale for $249.Ninety nine. This location had the very best prices for Runway clearance, however it did take an effort to search out them.
TJ Maxx UWS: 98th Road and Columbus Avenue
This location was most organized and nice purchasing expertise. Their Runway section is spacious and neatly organized. Whereas they’ve a good number of designers they did not have a great vary of sizes. We found a very large selection of Miu Miu, including a gorgeous violet and black chiffon dress for $499.99. Ralph Lauren Black label button up tops had been $139, Fendi cotton tee shirts in black and white were $149.99 and few Chloe jeans have been $179.Ninety nine. All the designer footwear had been within the clearance isle, however one of the best pricing and selection goes to the Judith Ripka and Charriol jewelry.