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What I Wore: Perusing the National Portrait Gallery

On the occasional weeknight, I enjoy going out after work to explore my home of DC. Luckily, Gallery Place is on the way home during my evening commute so I often hop off the metro train to explore. Last week, when DC temps hit near 80 degrees (in February?!), I made a solo trip to the […]

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Guest Blogger: One Cart, Many Uses

Whenever I’m out shopping for furniture, I look for pieces versatile in both form (how it looks) and function (how it is used).  The other day I spotted this little cart at Goodwill and knew it was both.  I’ll admit it looked a little sad originally (with the stickers and cord organizers on it), but after removing […]

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February Meetup Recap: Manassas, VA

One of my New Year’s resolutions is now complete! I finally had the chance to visit Goodwill in Manassas, VA for our February monthly Meetup.  I cannot believe I waited this long to venture into this store. I left the Meetup with a boatload of housewares and fashion finds galore!   Believe it or not […]

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Fashionista Friday: Pants for the Spring

It’s March, baby! And with spring just around the corner, it’s time to start building a wardrobe for warmer weather! This week’s Fashionista Friday, Chanae Badu, highlights a hip look accentuating a variety of gems including one staple from Goodwill! Chanae is a fashion lover with a keen eye for all things designer. She is […]

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A Fitness Gear Goldmine

Can you believe it’s already the last day of February? That means, spring is quickly approaching with warmer temperatures paving the way for relaxing runs and outdoor activities.  This year, I want to run and work out in style with my new fashion finds. To prep for the next few months, I visited Goodwill in Dale […]

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Guest Blogger: Decoupaging Furniture

Many furniture companies create items in neutral (and dull!) tones to appeal to the mass market.  Why settle for the predictable when you can take a mainstream item and turn it into a masterpiece with paper and paint? Through a process called “decoupaging,” you can give new life to furniture that seems to fade into […]

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What I Wore: Glitz at the Office

When the winter weather becomes warmer, I like to put together a look with a splash of bright color and glitz. Since it’s been unusually warm these days, I started to crave pieces that had glitz and shine.  As I dug through the closet,  I uncovered some of my favorite Goodwill finds that stood out against […]

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Fashionista Friday: Spring Wardrobe

This week’s edition of Fashionista Friday features a jaw-droppingly impressive blogger. She didn’t find just one show-stopper gem at Goodwill – she found a whole spring wardrobe!     A post shared by Michelle Turtora Zagardo (@michellezagardo) on Jan 30, 2018 at 7:40pm PST Today’s fashionista, Michelle, is an expert on all things fashion. She’s the […]

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Guest Blogger: Honeymoon Style on a Budget

Fashionistas, 2017 was an incredibly exciting year for me: I got ENGAGED! I am so happy to have my special guy, Marc – forever! We are getting married on Memorial Day weekend in our quaint hometown in Southern Maryland. While planning a wedding is super exciting – I will share more about that in coming […]

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Tips for Attending Your First Goodwill Meetup

For years, Goodwill of Greater Washington has held fun and exciting monthly Meetups hosted by ME, your DC Goodwill Fashionista!  I’m sure that after seeing the recaps each month on this blog, you’ve wondered, “What are these Meetups and how can I attend one?”  Well, we have one coming up this Saturday, February 24th at our Manassas, VA […]

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