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Not your average sequins

In keeping with the holiday spirit, I knew today would be the perfect time to have a little chat about how you can splash your holiday looks with some glitz and glamour in not-so-average ways. Sequins are a staple for holiday wardrobes but I’ve noticed a trend in how this sparkle is being worn; it’s […]


Winter DC Goodwill Shopping Bus Tour Recap

The third DC Goodwill Shopping Bus Tour hosted by Modage Style made it’s way through the DMV this weekend. Sadly, due to a personal issue, this was my first time not hopping aboard to shop alongside some the area’s most savvy fashionistas. No worries, though! I got full coverage of this holiday themed tour from […]


Six Under Six: Chic and Cheerful Holiday pieces

The holidays are here, dear readers and that means (if you’re like me) your wallet is probably already anxious about the costs of gift giving, travel and of course, entertaining. I’ll be the official host of my very first Christmas Eve Dinner for my family this year so I am in the market for fun […]


Friday Furnishings: tu-anh’s fashionable Goodwill Facelifts

tu-anh is no stranger to Goodwill. She’s been the creative stylist behind the Fashion of Goodwill Annual Runway Show for years and now she’s finally opened up her own boutique in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Now, tu-anh wouldn’t be the unwavering supporter of Goodwill that she is without giving her special sanctuary a little touch […]


Required Reading: The Goodwillista

A self-proclaimed Goodwill shopping addict, the creative genius behind Goodwillista, Danielle,  is a new favorite savvy fashion writer of mine! She posts regular outfits comprised almost complete from the Goodwill items that she finds in her southern Louisana hometown. With a fantastic eye for pattern mixing and color blocking, Danielle’s posts on Goodwillista have become […]


The corporate fashionista

There’s nothing that will make a fashionista blow smoke out of her ears like an ambiguous dress code. If you’re working for a smaller company, there’s a good chance your corporate holiday celebration may actually be held at work or directly after. That’s going to leave you little time to tend to your dress, dear […]


The perfect topper

Your tree isn’t the only thing needing the perfect topper this year, dear readers. I’m an avid reader of tons of fashion blogs and I’ve noticed a serious topper trend this season. There are two contenders that are at the front of this winter’s most popular hats: the slouchy beanie and the subdued floppy. Yes, […]


Sparkle and Shine, Caring for your holiday heels

One of my favorite parts about the holidays is dressing up; that’s no surprise. Since you may find yourself doing the same over the next few weeks, I thought I would share some of my best tips and tricks for shining up your dancing shoes before all your celebrations. Patent leather can be tricky and […]


Saturday Spotlight: Herndon Goodwill Store

The DCGF’s Take: I took my first visit to this amazing hidden gem back on the Autumn Goodwill Shopping Bus Tour with Modage Style. I don’t get over to Herndon often, dear readers, but I’ll tell you I will never pass through again without stopping into this store. Although it’s not a huge place, it […]


Fashionista Friday: Becca’s Trendy Goodwill Shawl

I just had to share this look that a DCGF reader emailed me last week. As we’ve settled into the start of December, layers are no longer an option but rather a necessity with the unpredictability of the weather. Becca’s look is prime example of taking layering outside of the ‘button-down over sweater’ box. In […]

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