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Guest Blogger: Transitional Pieces for Your Spring Wardrobe

We are almost there, folks! The season of bright and bold is upon us. After spending a week in California earlier this month, I am itching to pull out my favorite spring pieces and put them into rotation. Today, I am sharing with you a few ways you can begin to sneak some fresh spring […]

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3 Spring Fashion Trends to Look for at Goodwill

Fashionistas, as you might know, I LOVE marching to the beat of my own fashion drum. In between making my own trends and rocking all vintage, I sometimes find it hard to keep up with fashion fads because I know they can be fleeting. This year, however, I’m really feeling the spring 2018 Fashion Week […]


Guest Blogger: Refreshing your Outdoor Space for Spring

As warmer weather approaches and the trees begin blossoming, I find myself wanting to spend more and more time outdoors.  If your outdoor area is anything like mine, it needs some refreshing for the warmer weather.  This is the perfect time to hit up your favorite Goodwill to score great deals on outdoor finds! I […]

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The $9 LBD From Goodwill that Turned Heads!

Unlike past years, this year seems to be filled with special events in which I’m VERY excited to attend. Why am I excited??! Because I finally have the opportunity to rock my fancy dresses from Goodwill! Finally, a reason to take them out of my closet for a spotlight!  The dress code for the special […]

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Fashionista Friday: Right Round Like a Record Player

For this Fashionista Friday feature, I wanted to showcase something other than apparel; rather a fashionista that snagged something I’ve been looking for at Goodwill for months – a functioning record player! I found today’s item while perusing the #MyGoodwillFind hashtag, and among all the great fashion finds, I spotted this musical beauty in my […]

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What I Wore: Statement Pants

I’m on a roll when it comes to vintage pants! Last week, I showcased a museum look featuring vintage pants scored at a monthly DC Goodwill Meetup. I hit the jackpot AGAIN at last month’s Manassas, VA Meetup when I found these flowy, 80’s wide-leg pants. Originally spotted by another fashionista, these $5 pants were […]

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Guest Blogger: Say “Hello!” to Spring with Transformed Mason Jars

A bouquet of fresh flowers and a special message are a cheerful way to greet Spring as well as family, friends, and neighbors.  Combine the country charm of a mason jar, a scrap piece of wood and an inviting message and you have a friendly and unique way to welcome the change of seasons. Ability […]

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Local DC Hip Hop Meets Goodwill Style

Along with working a full-time job in communications and being The DCGF, I also have a huge passion for music, specifically 80’s hip-hop, pop and rap. I’ve been listening to these genres since I was a kid, and have a love for all things funky til this day. I recently started a hip-hop music group […]

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Fashionista Friday: Aurora’s Goodwill Look for Under $15!

For this Fashionista Friday feature, I wanted to showcase a Fashionista who is an avid Goodwill shopper!  Aurora was first featured on the blog in 2015. She was amidst a 100-day challenge in which she only shopped and dressed secondhand to prove it is not only economical but fashionable. This “thrifted sister” continues to be a huge Goodwill […]

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Guest Blogger: The Savvy Suit Up

Dear readers, you know I love to talk about workplace fashion. Over the years, my roles have changed in the workplace and thus, my wardrobe has followed.  In order to prep for the next big gig, some women gain confidence and motivation from putting on makeup, some from curling their hair, and some even do […]

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