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Smart is stylish — particularly when it comes to price tags. Just take a look at Grace Atwood, the "sparkle-obsessed" DIY blogger behind Stripes & Sequins and the director of social media for our beloved BaubleBar.com. Atwood doesn’t fill her closet with cheepy picks that won’t stand up to fashion’s changing winds. Instead, she shops for classic, quality finds that have strong ties to this season’s prevailing trends — colored denim, sparkling tops, and dark, striped dresses. But it’s not quality over quantity with Atwood — with frequent trips to T.J.Maxx for fresh picks from her favorite designers, she gets armfuls of both.
Taking out some time from her two busy occupations, she took us down to her local T.J.Maxx to show us how one signature seasonal piece can cover lots of ground, when paired with additional on-trend picks.
Photographed by Mark Iantosca; Hair and Makeup by Tiffany Patton
Photographed by Mark Iantosca
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