Thursday, 25 August 2011

Gold Label at TKMaxx

Imagine being able to go through Carrie Bradshaw’s wardrobe. Are you picturing it? Trawling through rails and rails of beautiful dresses from some of the world’s most fabulous designers. Well, that’s exactly how I felt when I looked through the TKMaxx Gold Label collection. Instead of the New York back drop though I have a dreary Hammersmith King’s Street in London, however that doesn’t spoil the fun of being able to play dress up and drowning in designer luxury.

The thing is, you have to take your time with TKMaxx because you might just miss that one gem that’s waiting amongst the other clothing. Believe me, you will find something beautiful. For example I picked up two Lanvin mesh detailed t-shirts that were hidden amongst a pile of DKNY shirts priced at £60 with a RRP of over £100 – bargain!

You’ll find all sorts of designers in store: Emilio Pucci, Moschino, Luella, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versace and Marc Jacobs (these were just a tiny few of those I came across) Don’t be fooled by the sizing either – it’s all about being able to make things work for you. As a plus size I would pick up all sorts of sizing of items I thought might work – for example the below Jean Paul Gaultier fringed cape dress below and the Lanvin t-shirts were marked at a size 14 and they fit perfectly!

A few other items that grabbed my attention:
Manoush Sequin Blazer
Moshino Cheap and Chic Polka Dot Dress: RRP £960. TKMaxx £169.99

Blumarine Sequin Bomber Jacket: RRP £550. TKMaxx: £399.99

Jean Paul Gautier Dress (I think this was around the £300 mark)

This dress was originally £1310 (!!) but priced in store at £199.99

And lastly this Elie Tahari one shoulder dress which I picked up in an 18! This is fabulous and my eyes completely lit up when I saw it. If I hadn't already purchased my Birthday outfit I would have been swayed towards this little beauty. 

Shop the Gold Label collection at - Happy Luxury Shopping!

I took part in my first ever Q & A - so look out for my little 'interview' on the TKMaxx Facebook page.


  1. I never see any goodies like this in my TK Maxx, I adore the Manoush Sequin Blazer!

    I also find the sizing is never true, sometimes I can buy a size 12 other times a size 18, If I see something I like I always just try it on for size rather than look at the label. x

  2. Hey Amy

    Was so great to meet you - how amazing was that lunch!! Did you get a chance to go to the press event afterwards?? Some amazing stuff in their gold lable - I love that gold blazer by the way.
    Now following and would love to link exchange?

    Laura x

  3. Ok so I have super jealously of your Lanvin!! So lovely to meet you at the lunch and I am totally checking out this branch over fashion week! x

  4. Wow looks amazing - what a great idea from TK Maxx. Particuarlly love the Manoush sequinned blazer - did you buy anything? x