Name: Ali Marie Stepka Occupation: Model How would you describe your style? Grunge. I'm also into the 50's and Mad Men style. What was the last song you listened to? "Run for Cover" by Sugababes.
Whether or not you consider yourself a "Maxxinista," you've probably shopped at T.J. Maxx or Marshalls at least once in your life. And while you were shopping, you might have been surprised to find items from Marc Jacobs or YSL or Gucci or even just Vince and Theory basics discounted for more than half off the retail price. Yesterday T.J. Maxx and Marshall's hosted a group of fashion bloggers at their headquarters in Framingham, MA to learn more about how these stores buy and sell all that designer merch on the cheap. It's quite an operation.
I've been shopping at discount retailers since I can remember--And my favorites have always been TJ Maxx and Marshalls. (Especially the Marshalls on B