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August
2

Guest Blogger: From Kitchen Cast-Asides to Garden Flower POW-er

Oh, the Dog Days of Summer!  This time of year, your garden might be withering from all the heat, so here is an easy and whimsical way to add floral flair that will always be fresh, bright, and blooming: Garden flowers made from plates (and other discarded kitchen items).  They are sure to be the […]

Tim Kime DIY Flowers
July
31

Alexandria Meetup Recap

To conclude the long month of July, my fellow DC fashionistas, fashionistos, and I hit the Goodwill racks this past Saturday morning for my monthly Meetup series. For this edition, we ventured to the newest Goodwill in Alexandria, VA – the one with the beautiful brown storefront at 6220 Richmond Highway. And let me tell […]

Alexandria Kings Highway Meetup Recap
July
28

5 Under $5: A Collection of Cups

Fashionistas, if there’s one thing I can’t get enough of at Goodwill in terms of housewares and kitchen gear, it’s cups! I’m absolutely obsessed with drink-wear of all kinds. Kitschy mugs, metro glass cups, teacups… you name it, I’m looking for it! And luckily, Goodwill offers cups from every style and decade for well under […]

5 Under $5: A Collection of Cups
July
26

Maggy London Rainbow Floral Pattern Remix

Last weekend, a friend and I were talking about how once the summer hits both our wardrobes go from all-black to a bright rainbow-colored remix. For some reason, the bright sun and warm temperatures make me want to dress in vibrant colors that glow in the sunlight. I think it’s because the sun always puts […]

Rainbow Floral Pattern Mix
July
24

3 Ways to Wear a Single Vintage Scarf

Fashionistas, when the weather gets super hot and sweaty, I like to carry around a handy dandy, vintage, silk scarf from Goodwill. I’ve found DC Goodwill stores always carry an excellent selection of vintage scarves for under $1 each. In the past, I’ve picked up names like Kenneth Jay Lane and Emilio Pucci, just to […]

3 Ways to Wear a Vintage Scarf
July
21

Friday’s Five Under: $5 Beachy Bathing Suits

I think I am going to head to the beach AGAIN this weekend fashionistas. And I’m absolutely ready to rock my ever-growing collection of funky swimsuits. Lately, I’ve been hitting the jackpot at DC Goodwill stores finding all of the best modern and vintage looks to turn heads this season. The Bowie and Clinton stores […]

Friday's Five Under $5: Beachy Bathing Suits
July
19

Easy Breezy Beach Boardwalk Nights

Fashionistas, ever since I hit the beach a few weekends ago I’ve been in the ultimate beach bum spirit. Now I want to hit Rehoboth Beach, DE to soak in the sun rays and kick back every weekend! Summer is all about relaxation for me. There’s really nothing like going to the beach to sit […]

Easy Breezy Beach Boardwalk Nights
July
17

The DCGF Goes to the Sweetlife Block Party

Fashionistas, every time summer hits, my schedule becomes jam packed with fun activities and concerts. When the sun comes out, I have a major itch to be outside, get active, and see what Washington, DC has to offer. This past weekend marked one of those occasions. On Saturday, I was able to score a handful […]

The DCGF Goes to the Sweetlife Block Party
July
14

Friday’s Five Under $5: Earrings Galore!

Fashionistas, one of the best accessories you can use to elevate a simple ensemble is with a unique pair of statement earrings. Whether their large or small, a pair can become your look’s focal point, or to add another touch to the look. What’s also great about earrings is the huge selection in which they […]

variety of earrings from Goodwill
July
12

Pattern Mix Your Way Into Summer with Banana Republic

This post is for all you Banana Republic fans, fashionistas! Read more and you will not be disappointed. 🙂  Of all of the  brand’s great attributes, one thing I love about Banana Republic is your ability to style an entire outfit with a consistent look by a single brand!  This look will be sure to […]

Bananda Republic peplum sequin top from Goodwill
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