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My Favorite Thing (From Goodwill): Ralph Lauren Clutch

I am dying to share my latest accessory score with you, dear readers. I met up with two new thrifty bloggers, Pam and Jen of Frugal DMV, at our Alexandria Goodwill last week to chat about some collaboration. I told myself that I didn’t need to buy anything - I was just there for business. Who else […]

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Fashionista Friday: Whitney’s Polished Intern Style

There are few people who I would say love and live by thrifting the way I do and today’s fashionista, Whitney,  is definitely one of them. Whitney and I met during our undergrad at St. Mary’s College of Maryland where we became friends through a mutual distaste for the sloppy dress of people in our classes. […]

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Guest Blogger: Teacher Style

It’s back to school time and after eight years of teaching, and even more thrifting, I’ve figured out three secrets to success for building your professional wardrobe. Start With Great Shoes Teaching is not a desk job.  It’s safe to say, if you spend most of your day sitting at your desk, you’re doing it […]

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My Goodwill Find: New With Tags for Less

If you are into Goodwill shopping, you know that one of the best feelings is finding something on a rack that still has the tags. There are few things more exciting when scavenging the racks of Goodwill. Today’s tops have a common theme – a going-out kind of vibe! Both would be perfect choices for […]

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Trendy Tuesday: School Bags

If you caught my post yesterday, you know that my first high school bag was an utter fashion disaster. Depending on where you are in your educational career, different style bags are necessary to keep your look polished and in line with who you are reppin’. Do you feel me here, dear readers? You don’t […]


Back-to-School Fashion (On a Budget!)

On my first day of ninth grade, I learned one of the most important back-to-school shopping lessons…EVER. With my bright pink monogrammed L.L. Bean backpack loaded down with three ring binders and Germ-X, I nervously navigated my way to my homeroom class. Upon taking my seat, I looked up from my map and noticed that […]

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Saturday Spotlight: DC Goodwill on South Dakota Avenue

The DCGF’s Take: The South Dakota Avenue store is one of my favorites, dear readers. This store is bursting with natural light which we all know is critical when shopping for clothes! It is incredibly spacious and I find it to be very well-laid out. The organization of the clothes, sizing and other various items […]


Fashionista Friday: Style Mavens

If you caught my post on Monday, you know that I spent my Saturday being a Style Maven on the DC Goodwill Summer Shopping Tour with Modage Style. I was in the company of some serious fashionistas, dear readers. Today, in honor of my chic company, I am sharing with you the posted finds of many […]


Guest Blogger: Tie One On – A Guide

As summer comes to a close, fall fashions have filled the stores.  Perhaps your office has gone a bit casual for the summer and you are getting ready to go back to professional business attire. Here is a quick guide to present a confident and successful image at work, using one of the best tools […]


My Goodwill Find: Funky floral frocks

Today’s Goodwill finds are both perfect end of summer pieces to score for your wardrobe. I envision either being the perfect frock for a late summer wedding. I was digging these retro-esque, unconventional prints. Both of these dresses feature unique pleating, making them both flattering and fun to wear! The first frock is a Liberty […]

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