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June
6

Fashionista Friday: Christine’s Loft wrap dress

Christine is not only my coworker but more importantly, she is undeniably one of the most fashion forward women I have ever worked alongside. A native to Long Island, New York, Christine has brought her big apple style straight down to the DMV; she has a keen eye for accessorizing, is constantly on top of […]

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June
5

The Politics of Fashion premiere

Shattering the visage of Washington as a city of stuffy women in conservative suits and commuter sneaks, Elaine Mensah’s new documentary, The Politics of Fashion: DC Boxed (produced by Svelte, Inc.), shines light on the creative spirit of the fashion industry in the District. Tuesday evening, I had the pleasure of attending the premiere of the […]

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June
4

The one-piece comeback

Swimsuits have been all over stores since what feels like January. The ridiculousness of that aside, I have noticed an influx something that is definitely worth discussing: the one-piece. Last summer, I predicted the one-piece would make a comeback as the monokini seemed to be the front-runner of swim fashion. Summer 2014 has brought us […]

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June
3

Funky fresh cardi

This week’s Goodwill Good Buy is groovy, baby. Made by the clothing line, evie., this short sleeved cardigan is the perfect summer sweater. You’ll be channeling your inner-Twiggy with this one, dear readers. If you’re feeling like your wardrobe needs a psychedelic pick-me-up, look no further. A size small, this cardigan is a blend of silk, nylon […]

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June
2

DC Goodwill Shopping Summer Bus Tour

For my first day as your official DC Goodwill Fashionista, dear readers, I am bringing you a savy-shopping event that you absolutely cannot miss. DC Goodwill is teaming up with Modage Style to put on a one-day Goodwill summer shopping bus tour. This is going to be a day filled with exclusive DC Goodwill shopping, […]

DC Goodwill Style Tour
May
30

Lessons from a Fashionista (Part 2)

Wednesday’s post highlighted three very practical lessons that I learned during my time as the DC Goodwill Fashionista. Today, I wrap up with three more highlights that are a bit more fun, if not also functional!   Don’t DIY halfway. If you recall my no-sew DIY sheets-into-curtains that took about five minutes to slap together, […]

Goodwill wedding gowns
May
29

Guest Blogger: Step into summer

I want to take this opportunity in my last guest post to thank our current DC Goodwill Fashionista for serving this community of readers over the past three years. Her work on this blog has not only enticed me to become an avid shopper of the amazing Goodwill of Greater Washington stores but more importantly, […]

Marc Jacobs Spring 2014
May
28

Lessons from a Fashionista (Part 1)

In three years as Your DC Goodwill Fashionista, I’ve learned a ton about fashion and life in general. I wanted to call this post “Everything I Needed to Know About Fashion I Learned from Goodwill” but that was just too long. This week, I want to highlight some of the most memorable moments of my […]

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May
27

Swimming in swirls

Need the perfect dress for a casual-but-chic workplace? Maybe you spend 4o hours per week in a chilly office and need a dress with sleeves to keep your teeth from chattering. I’ve got a solution, fashionistas. This graphic dress from Eci New York (size large) could be found in major department stores—but it could also […]

Eci New York dress at Goodwill
May
26

On Memorial Day

  I’m taking the day off to celebrate the unofficial start of summer and to remember our service members. I’ll be back tomorrow with a brand-new-to-you Good Buy of the Week!

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