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My New Hype "Janice" Handbag from T.J. Maxx

My New Hype Janice Handbag from T.J. Maxx

Last week I asked you guys if I should splurge on a leather Hype bag that I found at T.J. Maxx on clearance for $99 (had the red tag), and the majority of you responded with a resounding YES! So, encouraged by all the positive feedback, I went back and got the bag. Couldn't be happier with my decision. You'd think I'd have tons of black bags sitting around my closet, but the last time I purchased a black bag was back in January 2008 (it's the Foley & Corinna knockoff from Forever 21 shown here), so it was definitely time for me to update my black-bag look.

If you like the Hype Janice, too, reader Christina found it at in tan or nutmeg for $103.98, which seems to be the best price currently on the web. I also found this bag in a fabulous teal or orange shade at, use the widget below to check those options out. Thanks for all the help!!

great bag! i need another black bag, so i may see what i could find at tj maxx.
#1 Niki Cheapskate (Homepage) on 2010-03-01 12:39 (Reply)
I LOVE THE BAG and the PRICE!!! Great piece. I
just purchased a Foley look a like from Avon
in a burgundy color...I would like black or
gray but can't seem to find a good knock
off....any suggestions????
#2 Kimberly Ramos on 2010-03-01 13:48 (Reply)
How about the Aldo "Perfect", on sale for $29.98 plus s&h:
#2.1 The Budget Babe on 2010-03-01 17:44 (Reply)
Fold Over Convertible Bag
#2.2 Kimberly Ramos on 2010-03-01 19:44 (Reply)
good decision :-)
#3 giselle on 2010-03-01 14:02 (Reply)
Woo hoo! So glad you snapped it up.
#4 Sal (Homepage) on 2010-03-01 15:06 (Reply)
Oh my Gosh I looovveee it ...THANKS! I'm ordering it now =)

this is the one i got from Avon in case anyone is interested. $19.99
#5 Kimberly Ramos on 2010-03-01 19:40 (Reply)
Gorgeous bag. So glad you ended up with it!
#6 Ida on 2010-03-02 00:19 (Reply)
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