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Off the Rack: March Shoes at T.J. Maxx

Earlier I showed you some of the best handbags at my local T.J.Maxx, now here's a look at some of the highlights from the shoe department. Designer brands spotted on this trip included Coach, Jessica Simpson, Talbots (that's a first for me), MICHAEL Michael Kors, Nine West and BCBGeneration. Many of the latest trends were readily available in all sizes, from nude pumps and peep-toes to embellished flats and wedge sandals. For all you Jack Rogers fans, I spotted a few knockoffs by a brand called A. Gianne, made of genuine Italian leather for $39.99. Click through for more footcandy, anything catch your eye? What shoe styles are you desperately seeking this spring?

Shown above: Espadrille wedge sandals by Rampage, inspired by Stuart Weitzman, for $34.99

Enter's St. Patrick's Day Giveaway

St. Patrick's Day is today and JewelMint, created by the actress/stylist duo Kate Bosworth and Cher Coulter, want to get in on the holiday cheer with an exclusive giveaway!

Starting today, March 17th, JewelMint will be giving away 7 pieces of jewelry to 7 Lucky winners lasting 7 days (until March 23rd).

Tweet #JewelMintlucky7 and follow @jewelmint on Twitter to enter! One winner will be chosen at random at the end of each day of the contest.

For a $30 membership, JewelMint subscribers can pick one piece of jewelry per month from their personalized virtual showroom. This e-commerce model is part of a growing trend which includes sites like (Christian Siriano) and (Kim Kardashian).

Maybe it's the commitment-phobe in me, but I have yet to sign up for any of these subscriber shopping sites. I'd rather just shop at a variety stores and pick things that appeal to me and my ever-changing moods.

Have you tried JewelMint? Are you a fan?