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June
5

Sunday Swap & Shop Snapshot

With school out, temperatures rising, and the summer months finally here, it’s easy to spend, spend, spend buying new summer threads and treats. It all certainly can get quite expensive. And while there is nothing wrong with treating yourself, there’s no reason why we can’t amp up and refresh our wardrobe with new clothes without […]

Sunday Swap & Shop Snapshot
August
18

Fashion Blogger Profile: Heart, Print, and Style

Secondhand shopping has always been a part of my life. From growing up in DC, begrudgingly walking to the Georgia Avenue Thrift Store for back-to-school shopping to (thanks to my frugal Dad) to presently when I visit a thrift store just because it’s a Monday. While I don’t enjoy heading out to a mall/center or standalone […]

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May
23

Meetup Alert: King’s Highway Alexandria Goodwill on May 28th!

Fashionistas, last November, DC Goodwill stores opened its doors to a new Alexandria, VA location on Kings Highway. The grand opening was absolutely spectacular, and every time I get the chance to, I head out to this location to score everything from clothes to quality home decor. In my experience, this spot always carries a […]

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March
31

Recap: Gaithersburg Goodwill Meetup

This past Saturday morning, a bunch of local Goodwill Fashionistas and I hit another one of my  favorite DC Goodwill spots: the Gaithersburg location. This was one of our best Meetups yet! Tons of people game, everyone got to pursue the store an hour prior to the store’s opening AND everything was 50% for the Super […]

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August
24

The DCGF Swap & Shop Event Recap

With school coming back in session, it’s easy to spend, spend, spend. Buying books, clothes, furniture….it all can get quite expensive. Despite all of these costs, there’s no reason why we can’t amp up our wardrobe and refresh it with new clothes without feeling stressed about the next credit card bill. And that’s what yesterday’s […]

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July
31

DCGF Q&A: Let’s Get to Work comes to life

  Last week, I had the pleasure of  chatting with, tu-anh, the creative genius behind the 2014 Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show: Let’s Get to Work. This year’s show, coming up on September 17th, will be hosted at the brand new Marriott Marquis in Washington, DC. In perfect alignment with the Goodwill mission, the 2014 theme for this […]

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July
24

The DC Goodwill Fashionista’s Meet Up!

Tuesday evening, I hosted my first official Meetup of The DC Goodwill Fashionistas at our Annandale Plaza Store. And let me tell you, it was a blast! Four fellow fashionistas and I shopped the racks of the store until we could shop no more. I’m pretty sure that between the five of us, we covered […]

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June
16

Sip.Swap.Shop into your weekend!

I know it is only Monday, dear readers, but I’ve got something for you to look forward to all week! How does a little Friday night sipping, shopping and swapping sound?     We are teaming up with T. Espinoza of The Style Medic as she brings you the next quarterly Sip. Swap. Shop. This […]

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June
9

Summertime strolling at the Fashion Yards

“Do you love to shop and consider yourself a fashionista? Reserve June 7th in your calendar and get ready for a unique shopping spree at The Yards as several 4-wheeled fashion boutiques merge together in one lane for one day at “FASHION YARDS”. You will find everything from vintage jewels and threads to $10-and-under dresses […]

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June
5

The Politics of Fashion premiere

Shattering the visage of Washington as a city of stuffy women in conservative suits and commuter sneaks, Elaine Mensah’s new documentary, The Politics of Fashion: DC Boxed (produced by Svelte, Inc.), shines light on the creative spirit of the fashion industry in the District. Tuesday evening, I had the pleasure of attending the premiere of the […]

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