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July
8

Fashionista Friday: Sunshine’s Abstract Print Mini Dress

Today’s Fashionista Friday brought sunshine into my life, during last week’s gloomy rain. After perusing the #MyGoodwillFind hashtag on Instagram. I spotted Sunshine (isn’t that a beautiful name?!) and one of her recent Goodwill finds: this abstract printed mini sleepless floral dress. But before I get into the details, I want you to meet her! […]

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June
24

Fashionista Friday: Yvette’s $6 Polka Dotted Mini Dress

When I stumbled upon Yvette’s Instagram, I was extremely delighted to find another Goodwill Fashionista who had a similar Goodwill upbringing as myself. Growing up, my parents frequented Goodwill stores very often, purchasing some of my wardrobe from the Rockville store racks. Although I knew I had the coolest clothes, some of my friends didn’t quite […]

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May
28

Guest Blogger: LOFT Lovin’

If you’re looking for classic, well made, and affordable clothes, Loft is the perfect place to shop.  Loft is the slightly trendier and more affordable partner of Ann Taylor and offers an equal mix of work and weekend wear.  Their pieces are typically on trend, but not trendy, and lean more toward classic than casual. […]

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May
13

Jackie O in J. Crew

I’m over here channeling my inner Jackie O for today’s My Goodwill Find feature. Two things I have a love affair for in the fashion world: J. Crew and the classics. Put those two together and you’ve got yourself a piece you cannot go on without in the form of today’s find. This frock features […]

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May
7

Guest Blogger: Love it or Leave it? Tulip Pants

It’s officially spring here in DC.  Gardens are awash in the colors of spring with tulips, irises, lilies and pansies blooming.  With the flowers of spring come the new spring styles, including the current trend of tulip pants. Have you spotted this new style? The tulip pant seems to be sort of like a flower child between […]

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April
30

My Favorite Thing (From Goodwill): Gingham Perfection

Few things feel good to a savvy shopping fashionista as finding the hottest trends during their peak for fractions of retail value. That happened to me a week back at the Columbia Pike Goodwill store and I knew I’d found my latest favorite thing from Goodwill. Remember my post earlier this spring about Gingham? It […]

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April
26

Classic, Chic Calvin Klein

Today’s My Goodwill Find is tailored for the professional fashionista. I don’t know about you, dear readers, but there is something about a well fitting dress that just makes me feel like girl on fire. Calvin Klein has gotten me through some big interviews, tough meetings and certainly a number of rocky presentations. Calvin, you […]

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April
25

Guest Blogger: Pinterest for Savvy Fashionistas

Fashion is all about inspiration. From blogs, like the DCGF, to celebrities, to Pinterest – ideas for fashionable dressing come from taking what someone else is wearing and make it your own. As a savvy shopping gal, one of my biggest fashion resources is Pinterest; its free, easy-to-use and has thousands of style ideas. Pinterest […]

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April
21

The Case for Amal Clooney, Fashion Icon

Dear readers, I’ve got a new style crush to share and I’m sure it won’t come as a surprise. While Amal Clooney has possessed an incredible style for the entirety of her life, it is only now that its come to center stage after her recent marriage to George Clooney. Ever since the recent celebrity […]

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April
20

The Busy Gal’s Guide to Dressing: Part 1

Dear readers, there’s something about these sunny days that makes the pace of life seem lightening fast. Weekends become packed with the finer things in life like savvy shopping with friends and grilled food galore, leaving us with less and less time to outfit prep for the Monday through Friday grind. Add on top of […]

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