November 20, 2010

TK MAXX!

My favorite store has come to Hannover!!! Dun dun dun dunnnnn.....
Back home I love to go to TJX for 50-70% off designer items like Coach and Michael Kors bags, 7, Lucky and True Religion Jeans, Juicy hoodies, Guess boots, Jessica Simpson heels, etc. I was ecstatic to have snagged a $1,400 Diane von Furstenberg three piece luggage set for $400 before we came over here. I get a rush from finding expensive items at low prices, its such a fun game for me =)

Besides the obvious spelling difference of TK Maxx rather than TJ Maxx like it is spelled back in the states, these European stores also feature a GOLD LABEL section that I can unfortunately only oogle over. The GOLD LABEL section carries more Luxury brands like 1,000 D&G and Versace jackets and purses and 1,500 cocktail dresses and heels. They have special tags that distinguish these items from the rest of the store that say "V.I.P. - Very Important Purchase" Ohh how I wish! I think next time I am going to try on items I will never afford just for fun and take some photos just to say I had it on =)

Even though I didn't walk away with V.I.P status, I did pick up some great stdeals! I decided to treat myself to some new workout clothes, and while it was a little investment, I saved over €200 off retail price! Gosh I love saving $$!...well actually, €! 
Under Armour Compression Running Pants - €24.99 marked down from €53
Puma Sweatpants - €21.99 marked down from €36

And my new favorite dance/gym wear:
These pieces are made in Italy with super fine materials, in bright colors and hip fashion. I LOVE the brand, and am very happy to have found it here, (especially at such low prices!)


2 pairs of pants - €16.99 each, both marked down from €70!
Jacket - €19.99 marked down from €90!
Speaking of dance - another girl and I are starting Ballet on December 2nd! I am really happy to be back in the classroom and am crossing my fingers that they use the same French vocabulary that I know. TJ says "You can dance in any language like I can play hockey in any language." I really hope he is right!!
I also started shopping for our Thanksgiving fiesta today. I currently have 10,200 grams of frozen turkey defrosting in the fridge, which converts to just over 22 pounds and hopefully enough to feed an army hungry hockey players. I am just a little bit stressed because I have never had to cook a full meal from scratch. There really aren't instant potatoes, Stovetop stuffing or canned cranberry sauce over here, but I am actually excited to plan and execute it all. I am staying positive and looking forward to sharing a nice meal with the fam =)
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3 comments

  1. TOO FUNNY! I bought one Danza item in Italy and fell in love with it. When I left Germany, I went to TK Maxx and stocked up on Danza stuff! I also found adorable Hunter boots for 19 euro. The hubby just about killed me because I bought crocodile Hunter boots in Italy the year before but ... what's he really going to do about it, right? Shop on and keep me posted on your amazing finds!

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  2. Really? That's so funny! What were the Danza prices like in Italy?

    I always justify to TJ the money that I saved, not the money that I spent ;) Nice find on the Hunter boots!!!!

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  3. I just saw this post, I know its old, but I am still really jealous. We had a TK MAXX last year, but none in sight this year. Really missing it! And your blog banner is so cute! I design graphics as well(more illustrated things, like my blog header), and was wondering if it would be worth my time to make into a small business too. Best of luck and you'll have to let me know how it goes! I feel like we always have the same ideas, spooky :)

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