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September
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Meetup Recap: Kicking off the Fall Season at the Alexandria Goodwill

Carolyn poses with Meetup shoppers at Richmond Highway Goodwill store
 
To kick off the start of autumn, I headed to the Alexandria Goodwill on Richmond Highway for our monthly September Meetup, I honestly could not think of a better way to kick off my favorite season. The sun was shining and I was more than ready to fill up a cart of fun finds! I think a lot of Meetup attendees felt this same sense of excitement because when the Meetup began, I couldn’t help feel the goodwill with over 45 smiling faces ready to score some one-of-a-kind gems. As usual, this Meetup was filled with fun, good eats, and notable name brands. 
 
Carolyn's Alice & Olivia and Rebecca Taylor finds at the Richmond Highway Meetup
I spotted countless designer names, new with tags, such as Alice & Olivia and Rebecca Taylor.
 

enzo angiolini shoes found at Richmond Highway Goodwill

Talbots dress found at Richmond Highway Goodwill
 
Other items by retailers such as Talbots, and even well-known department store brands like Enzo Angiolini also graced the racks. This new with tags lace dress from Talbot’s (originally $179) was only $8.99 at Goodwill! 
 
Meetup shopper flaunts shirt finds at Richmond Highway Goodwill
 
Burberry blouse found at Richmond Highway Goodwill
Some ladies even found Burberry shirts for pennies on the dollar! This blouse alone would run you at least $200 at Nordstrom!
 
Vintage look straw bag found at Richmond Hwy meetup
Kate Spade handbag found at the Richmond Highway Goodwill
Seriously though, there were bags on bags to be found at the Alexandria store. We even spotted some Kate Spade too!
 
carolyn poses with full shopping cart at Richmond Hwy meetup
 
As always, my cart was brimming with vintage dresses and fall jackets. 
 
Malia Dress found at Richmond Highway Goodwill
Although it’s going to be cooler out, I couldn’t help but take home this bright green floral vintage Malia dress for $5. I CANNOT WAIT to rock this next summer with a pair of wedges and gold jewelry. 
 
Malene shows off unique wall hanging found at Richmond Highway Goodwill
Marlene, a good friend from the Meetups showed the group how easy it is to find unique home decor at this location. For under $10, she picked up this unique wall hanging for her home. 
 
Meetup shopper's full cart at Richmond Highway Goodwill
 
Meetup shopper's cart including a decorative home good find
 
As always, Meetup attendees left with carts full of treasures and name brand finds. Literally, every single attendee left with at least one big bag of items.  It’s such a pleasure to meet like-minded individuals who love fashion and know how to shop smart. There’s nothing better than shopping for a great cause that provides job opportunities in my community.
 

Come to our next Meetup if you couldn’t make it to this one! Sign-up for our Meetup group! <3

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