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February
3

Zooey Deschanel is designing dresses!

If you haven’t heard the news, let me be the friend who runs up excitedly and grabs you by the shoulders for this breaking info: Zooey Deschanel has a capsule collection! It’ll be here soon! She’s getting a little help, which makes sense—after all, being an actress and singer can be time consuming. Deschanel is […]

Zooey Deschanel for Tommy Hilfiger
August
30

Behind the Scenes: Shopping for The Art of Fashion

What happens when a blogger, a stylist and her assistant, and a dedicated Goodwill staffer take over the Annandale store for a morning? Shopping madness! As you might remember, I recently spent a day with tu-anh to prep for our upcoming gala and fashion show. In this week’s behind-the-scenes video clip, we try to tackle […]

The Art of Fashion Gala 2013
August
26

Your most fashionable Mad Men character: Joan

It’s really no surprise that your vote for the most fashionable Mad Men character was Joan. The office manager-turned-partner at the agency is noted and notorious for her form-fitting attire and sultry gazes. What is it we like so much about Joan? Beyond her curvy confidence, we’ve watched Joan turn into a power player over […]

Joan Season 3
April
17

The evolution of Mad Men Style

Mad Men fans are facing a new fashion scene this season as the hit show moves into 1968. What happened to the flirty, but fitted dresses of the early 1960s? The skinny ties, the fedoras, the long gloves? As Mad Men‘s plot evolves, its fashion is also developing. I love the early looks like the […]

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October
16

Suited for the Sixties

Hey there, Jackie O! If you’re walking around with your hair bobbed, your hat pillboxed, and your sunglasses large, this look is for you. It’s time to complete your Kennedy-era transformation. This two-piece (place a bid here!) good buy includes a sleeveless shift dress and a long jacket to match. Dating from the 1960s, this […]

1960s dress suit
May
1

Vintage meadows

I adore this lovely vintage dress, but I can’t help but wonder why someone didn’t save it for me? Oh well—I can’t steal all the beautiful dresses we encounter at DC’s Goodwill locations! Sharing is caring, and I’m so glad to share this dress with you. This vintage dress is probably from the early 1960s, […]

Good Buy green dress
June
30

(Still) mad about Mad Men

The next season of Mad Men isn’t returning on schedule, but Banana Republic is moving forward with a Mad Men line for fall. If you can’t cobble together early ’60s looks on your own, Banana Republic will be by your side to stick your closet into the time machine. Mad Men costume Designer Janie Bryant […]

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