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Guest Blogger: Spring Wedding Guest Looks for Under $25

Dear readers, I can’t tell you how much I love weddings. The buzzing excitement of new love, the reminiscing of old friends, fun music, good food and family time are what make weddings one of my absolute favorite events to attend. As I am preparing for my own wedding in just five short weeks, I […]

blue dresses

Guest Blogger: Designer on a Dime – Ann Taylor

I’m starting a new series of designer spotlights to showcase how you can find pieces of your favorite brands for unbeatable prices. With these posts, I’ll introduce you to brands, their missions, what they’re known for and most importantly, how you can score them for a fraction of retail prices. I’m kicking this series off […]

ann taylor website screen shot

MeetUp: Fairfax Goodwill

Dear readers, in a couple of weeks (October 25th to be exact!), I’m hosting my first Meetup as the new DCGF and I’m PUMPED! In order to prep for the excitement, I visited the store that we’ll be shopping at: our Fairfax location. I’d only been to this store once before (earlier this year), and […]


We Shopped ‘Til We Dropped: Fall Shopping Bus Tour Recap

Holy cow, fashionistas! I am still jazzed with energy from Saturday’s shopping bus tour. It was an incredibly fun and productive day, where I had the rare opportunity to shop with over 15 Goodwill enthusiasts such as myself. Women of all ages and professions joined us on the tour, which was incredibly exciting because although […]


Hazel Summer Dress

Looking through the dress section of my closet is like taking a walk down memory lane.  Because during the summer, dear readers, there’s pretty much only one thing I want to wear, and that’s a sundress. There’s the fitted green and white H&M halter dress I wore every chance I got in the summer of 2008, […]

hazel Collage

Better black dress

Looking for  a little black dress  that’s a little more memorable than your basic sheath? Look no further, and head over to Goodwill’s online store to scoop up this dress! This sleeveless black dress features a form-fitting shape that should hit you just above the knee. The finest and foremost facet (somebody stop my alliteration […]

Little black dress from Goodwill

Classic 1990s Burberry

If you love the 90s, you might want to hustle to get your hands on this high-end dress. This Burberrys jumper has the company’s iconic print throughout the sleeveless sheath silhouette. A size large, it’s perfect for wearing on its own or for layering simple tops beneath it. Not convinced this dress is a Goodwill […]

Burberrys dress from Goodwill

Goodwill Halloween costumes: 90s favorites

Today’s Halloween costumes that are oh-so-easy to find at Goodwill come courtesy of some “classic” entertainment from the 1990s. Remember that if your costume du jour is a character with real-life tendencies (meaning, they were not a super hero or a talking animal), you’ll probably be able to find all the components of your ensemble […]

Cher Horowitz

Goodwill Halloween costumes: Leading ladies

  Last week I visited Goodwill’s local headquarters on South Dakota Avenue to see what sort of Halloween ensembles I could pick up on a budget. The staff had no idea I was coming, and the only advantage I had was that it happened to be a 25% off Tuesday for Customer Appreciation Day. Here […]

Jane Lynch from Glee

Fashion sketches have no size chart, and that’s ok

Ladies, we need to have a serious conversation about fashion, clothing, and models, and real women. Because, as you might suspect, it’s hard to use all four of those words in one sentences and expect an apples-to-apples comparison any which way. Maybe I’m preaching to the choir, but it seems that some Beyonce fans aren’t […]

Roberto Cavalli Beyonce sketch
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