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Fashionista Friday: Andrea’s Cole Haan boot find

The Fashionista of this fantastic Friday scored the quintessential fall staple: boots. But, dear readers, this wasn’t just any old pair of boots. Andrea, of Real Housewives of Northern Virginia, tweeted this picture out to me as I was aboard the Goodwill Fall Shopping Bus Tour. If she would’ve grabbed these from a department store, […]


Best of Guest Blogger: Fall Wardrobe on a Dime

This Fall, I am seeing vintage-inspired clothing everywhere. Do you know how excited that makes me? It’s basically my favorite style. It’s fun and classy at the same time. Except, I like the real-deal. Why pay retail prices for knock-off clothing when you can thrift for actual vintage pieces for a fraction of the cost? […]

Goodwill fall skirt

My Goodwill Find: Romantic in Red via Banana Republic

Dear readers, you know that red is my color. There is something about rocking a robust red that makes me feel alive. It has always been one of my favorites so today, I thought I would bring a little to you. I’ve found the ideal sweater dress for the holidays and beyond. Brought to you […]


Trendy Tuesday: Spooking with your Significant Other

Whether it be your beau or your partner in crime (or maybe both!), costuming as a couple is a fun way to spice up your Halloween. I’ve taken the laborious search of millions of ideas right off your hands today, dear readers. Here are a few of the best couples costumes that you can replicate for […]


Rockville DC Goodwill Fashionistas MeetUp

I spent my Sunday morning shopping alongside my fellow DC Goodwill fashionistas during my October MeetUp at the Rockville store; some of us were so excited we were waiting on the sidewalk at 9:55am waiting for the doors open at 10:00am! I think it goes without saying that we went down to business very quickly. This was my first time visiting […]


My Favorite Thing (from Goodwill): Vanity Swag

I had my first official DC Goodwill Fashionista MeetUp back in July where I told my fellow fashionistas I was on the hunt for some vanity swag. I was in desperate need of some organizational items to get my beauty potions and baubles back in order. I was in some fantastic company and came home […]


Fashionista Friday: Breyana’s Fashionable Thrift Haul

Today’s fashionista has an eye for trendy and thrifty fashion purchases. Breyana and I met in the pop-up shop at the Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show. I was neck deep in a bucket of shoes (shocking, right?) after the fashion show when I bumped into Breyana. She’s a reader and dedicated Instagram follower of the DCGF. […]


Guest Blogger: Annual Trade-In Event

In our post last month we gave some tips on how to clean our your closet, in anticipation of our 18th Annual Trade-In Event.  Now, we are happy to announce the event is underway for the next two and half weeks. Here is how it works.  First, clean out your closet-  we are accepting gently […]


My Goodwill Find: Waldo’s Striped Dress

In keeping with the Halloween spirit, I’m bringing you another My Goodwill Find this week that will serve you well beyond October 31st! This wardrobe staple is on my “to-thrift” list for fall. A sleeved dress in a pattern is the perfect piece for versatile wear. Something like this Boutique XXI number will be easy […]


Trendy Tuesday: Strength in Numbers, Halloween Group Costumes on a Budget!

If you’re planning on running around the spooky streets on Halloween with your fellow ghoulish friends, I’ve got some fun and affordable costumes for you today that you can surely scrounge up from your local Goodwill. My Mom always told us “strength in numbers” whenever we’d go out gallivanting on Halloween – with these group […]

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