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Guest Blogger: $25 Goodwill Accessory Hunt

I had the pleasure of visiting Goodwill last week, and I hit the baubles jackpot!  Prior to entering the store, I gave myself a budget of $25 {which I could not exceed} and scribbled an informal “wish list” of things I wanted to find.  I’m always on the prowl for vintage inspired clutch bags, sunglasses […]


Moving into a new home? Goodwill’s got you covered.

Last week, I challenged myself to acquire the bulk of the “essentials” needed for my new apartment from our very own local Goodwill stores. I took a trip to the Glebe Road store in Arlington that included some antics as well as some very focused shopping. Of course, I was so excited to unpack the […]

Pots and pants from Goodwill

Does the Fashionista have a fairy godmother?

Last weekend’s travels included a brief stop in Pittsburgh, where Mr. Fashionista spotted an antiques store from a block away and declared that we’d be visiting. We examined many fine goods and picked up a few pieces of glassware that were in our budget. But much more exciting was a slim, tattered book I found […]


Timeless Style for Men

In preparation for Goodwill and Davelle Clothier‘s 16th Annual Trade In—Trade Up Sale, I spent some time talking to Mr. Eisele about his dedication to giving back, his top fashion tips, and more. Read on for insight from this designer and menswear expert!   DCGF: Why is hosting a donation drive important to Davelle Clothiers? […]

Davelle Clothiers