Confession: I've often thought to myself that once you see a given brand at T.J. Maxx or Marshalls, it just isn't "cool" anymore. Am I alone on this? Sure, I'm thrilled when I find a deal from a designer I love at my local store, but a part of me wonders how it ended up there, at a discount. But during a recent trip, I started to reevaluate my theory when I came upon a couple displays at the front of the store that were stocked with summer styles from Rory Beca, James Perse, Splendid, Joe's Jeans, Paige Denim, C&C California, Young Fabulous & Broke, and Vince. These are still legit brands, right? They're still super pricey and sold at the fancy department stores (Bloomingdales, Nordstrom, etc.) I may never know the inner workings of off-price retailers but for now I'm content just to see these labels on their racks.
And, if you're like me and prefer to pay even less for random, unrecognizable brands so long as the stuff is cute, keep scrolling for pics from the juniors section where I think almost everything I photographed was $20 and under!
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