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Woman Who Bragged About $500k Closet Predictably Robbed

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The second floor of the closet. Image by Chinh Phan for <a href="http://blog.neimanmarcus.com/theresa-roemer/">Neiman Marcus</a>.
The second floor of the closet. Image by Chinh Phan for Neiman Marcus.

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Texan Theresa Roemer made headlines last month with her insane, three-story closet stuffed full of designer clothes, shoes, furs, and handbags. Constructed at a cost of $500,000, its eye-popping contents including 60 Birkins and 75 pairs of Christian Louboutin heels. Roemer hosts social functions in the closet and calls it her retreat. Unsurprisingly, all this highly-publicized wealth attracted the attention of a professional cat burglar who broke into the closet on Friday night, absconding with three Birkin bags worth $60,000 apiece, each stuffed with Roemer's jewelry; in total, about a million dollars worth of goods were stolen.

"All my Rolexs, my Cartiers, this was full of Chanel," Roemer told a local news anchor as she walked through her closet. "Chanel watches, and Cartiers, and Guccis." She and her husband had stepped out for dinner when the robbery occurred, and she had forgotten to lock and arm the closet.

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