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Twirl in tweed

  If you’re searching for a skirt that goes with just about everything in your wardrobe, this tweed number (place a bid here!) is a safe bet. It’s like an Impressionist work of art—from arm’s length, it looks like an ordinary green skirt. But up-close, this tweed garment has more colors than you could imagine! […]

Tweed skirt

Fashionista Friday: Alex

This week for Fashionista Friday, we head back to Goodwill of Greater Washington’s HQ on South Dakota Avenue. Alex is a program services coordinator and found an amazing bargain just a few steps away from her desk in our retail store on ‘Employee Appreciation Day’. It’s a basic, always-in-style skirt by none other than Armani. […]


Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Okay, so not really. At least not here in DC. But it will be soon! And guys, you’re gonna need a good coat. And I have two for you. See, women are unafraid to own many coats: short, long, lightweight, waterproof, purely decorative, etc. Men, however, see a single coat to be the answer to […]


Fall Fling

Autumn’s color palette is my favorite. I love the rich earth tones that mirror the falling leaves and the deep plums and purples that seem so right for cool evenings and earlier sunsets. This week’s Goodwill Good Buy of the Week, though, focuses on greens, especially olive green, a color that’s more flattering than most […]


Work Wear Done Right

Fall is here…sort of. The high-fashion industry always operates a full half-year ahead of the calendar. Hence, spring fashion shows occur in the fall and vice versa. Most mainstream purveyors of clothing – department stores, specialty clothing retailers, and big-box discount chains – operate just a few months ahead of the changes in weather. This […]

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Season’s Change

Ah, yes, the DCGF fondly remembers back-to-school season as if it was only yesterday. The list of school supplies, the excitement offered by a new year of different teachers and classes and – of course – the First Day of School Outfit. Okay, so that phrase is not actually copyrighted, but I’m proposing it should […]

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