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January
31

Fashionista Friday: Whitney’s Calvin Klein trench coat

Loyal Goodwill shopper Whitney turned my head this week with her recent purchase from the Annandale store. While helping her husband shop for slacks, she was distracted by a vibrant trench coat on the “boutique” rack. Who can resist Goodwill finds hand-picked by store employees? After all, they see everything that comes through the door! […]

Goodwill trench coat
January
15

Metallic, not mundane!

I really love this jacket I’m sharing with you today. It’s both sassy and sophisticated! Designed by BCBGeneration, it’s got an asymmetrical closure on the left side, accentuated by coral triangle detailing. Pleats on the right side of the center panel keep things interesting without being too busy. The rest of the jacket (size large) […]

BCBGeneration jacket from Goodwill
November
13

Local talent

This week’s Good Buy comes from a clothier just miles from some of our area Goodwill stores. This jacket (place a bid here!)—it looks like it was made for leaf-peeping, by the way—was likely custom-made for someone special. The tag reveals it was made by Khanh Pham Dressmaking in McLean, Virginia! Shades of brown, gray, […]

custom coat
October
5

Fashionista Friday: Jason

It’s time, dear readers. It’s time to give Fashionista Friday honors to —gasp— a man. I tipped my toe in the dude waters last week when Samantha’s husband got a shout-out, but this week it’s time for a single solitary honoree. A male honoree. Jason proudly announced his Goodwill finds on the Twitter machine: @coolmcjazz […]

Jason McCool Goodwill blazer
October
2

Candy cape

Are you ready to break the mold for outerwear this season? This cape (place a bid here!) will have you ready to battle the cold temps in style. Signature by Harve Benard is the American brand behind this cape, a size medium. It’s 100 percent wool, so it’ll keep you toasty from head to almost-toes. […]

Pink cape
September
25

Military chic

Autumn means it’s time to cover up our arms and button our collars one notch higher as we prep for the cooler months. While we might miss summer, wouldn’t you say that layering fall fashion is just as much fun? This military jacket (place a bid here!) is a great neutral addition to your fall […]

Military jacket