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5 Under $5: Fall-Friendly Look

Fashionistas, a little while back I had an amazing photo shoot with the incredible Bonnie Sen, amassing a variety of seasonal Goodwill outfits that are hip, trendy, and original. Do you remember seeing some of these photos? Looking through my outfits recently, I realized a lot of my looks were comprised of many Goodwill finds […]

5 Under $5: Flashback Fall Friday

Fashionista Friday: Dana’s Betsey Johnson Lovely Leopard Haul

Lately, I’ve been showcasing some Fashionista Fridays from across the country, but this week I want to bring us back to the DC area and showcase one of our very own Goodwill mavens: Dana! Today’s Fashionista Friday is a local fashion lover who puts looks together that mix Goodwill and non-Goodwill items to create pretty […]

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What I Wore: Parisian & Pucci in Stripes

Stripes, on stripes, on stripes! Fashionistas, if you haven’t heard the scoop already, stripes are one of my favorite patterns. I wear them with solids, I combine them with floral… and I even mix them together! Stripes are a timeless pattern that have been in existence for centuries. They were worn by sailors and criminals […]

3 Fun Work Trends to Experiment with this Fall

Is orange really the new black?

No, dear readers, I am not talking about the Netflix Original series. Did you catch all the headlines like this one from InStyle “Orange is Officially the New Black: Shop This Citrus Shade” or this one from StyleCaster “Orange Really is the New Black (According to Fashion Week Runways)“? To be honest, this really came […]


My favorite thing (from Goodwill): Beach layers

A few of my new favorite finds from Goodwill don’t appear to be right for summer at first glance, but I beg to differ. While visiting Goodwill Keystone Area, I hit the jeans jackpot. The big bonus of shopping consistently at a few stores (or scouting for your favorite labels at Goodwill) is that once […]

J.Crew top and Gap jeans from Goodwill

Fashionista Friday: Vivi

I have a new member for my over-sized sweater club! Fashion blogger Vivi wrote in to share this cozy ensemble purchased in part at our last pop-up shop: The sweater is Gap (And I’m pretty sure it’s the Men’s Gap considering how it fits me) and I purchased it at the last Edited for Goodwill […]


Perfect work pants, volume II

I told you about my favorite pair of perfect work pants found at Edited for Goodwill, but I didn’t reveal that I actually found two great pairs of pants at the event. I promise, these are just as work-appropriate as the last. These red pants (place a bid here!) are by the Gap, and are […]

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Rosy summer

It’s not often that we offer you the opportunity to adopt an entire outfit from the DCGF’s closet, but this pairing was too cute to split up. First up is a polo from Fore Golf International. Information on this brand was not easily uncovered in my brief search, but the materials–a cotton/polyester blend lead me […]

White top and pink pants

Designers are catering to kids

What is designer Diane von Furstenberg, so well known for her feminine wrap dresses, doing designing for kids? Rolling in the dough, that’s what. The new Diane <3 babyGap collection is available for girls and lady-babies everywhere, with moms in major metropolitan areas scooping up their favorite looks right now—if there’s anything left for them […]

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