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Jil Sander's +J collection for Uniqlo might be the biggest thing happening in shopping right now, but Madison Avenue Spy managed to unearth a trove of actual Jil Sander at the Filene's Basement in Union Square. She reports a khaki shearling coat for $800 (crazy by Uniqlo terms, but reduced from $3400) plus "plenty of blouses, slacks and jackets all priced between $150 and $300," which puts them within reach of some of the +J outerwear. As she points out, Jil Sander isn't designed by Jil Sander, unlike the Uniqlo collection. But if you prefer your minimalism high-end, do stop by.
· Filene's Stocked With Jil Sander [Madison Avenue Spy]
· Uniqlo's +J Is an Autumn Outerwear Bonanza [Racked NY]