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July
7

Friday’s Five Under $5: Funky in the Kitchen

Fashionistas, I’m still on my vintage kick! And this time, I’m trying to decorate my home. For this activity of finding five Goodwill gems for under $5, I decided to challenge myself to find different kitchen items, both vintage and modern, to add a little spark to my living space this summer. And guess what?! […]

Friday's Five Under $5 Funky in the Kitchen
April
12

A Classic J Crew LBDFG (Little Black Dress From Goodwill)

J Crew alert! Every fashionista needs to have at least one piece from J Crew in her closet this season. This brand is known to be clean, crisp, and can be paired with almost any other clothing or accessory. J Crew clothing is also made quite well, so it will last for seasons to come. Buy […]

A Classic J Crew LBDFG (Little Black Dress From Goodwill)
January
11

Tangerine Stripes Men’s Penguin Pullover

This is the first time I’ve picked out a piece for a guy, fashionistas! I haven’t attempted men’s styling too many times before so bear with me. I’d love to hear your styling thoughts, tips, and tricks as well. Buy It Now Today’s #mygoodwillfind is a cotton striped orange and cream men’s Penguin long sleeve […]

Tangerine Stripes Men's Penguin Pullover
January
6

Fashionista Friday: Striking Fuzzy Lightning Bolt Winter Sweater

Fashionistas, who doesn’t love a cozy, warm, and FUZZY unique sweater? With these chilly dropping DC temperatures I can’t help but want to live in a big, thick sweater all season long! And today’s Fashionista Friday has just the sweater I’m dreaming about. She is a Lawrenceville, Georgia resident and rocking mama to some precious little […]

Fashionista Friday: Striking Fuzzy Lightning Bolt Winter Sweater
November
15

Paint the Town With Chalk Paint DIY Adventure

For several years now, I’ve always wanted to embark on my very own, relatively high-effort, DIY project. Especially one involving transforming a useful piece of furniture seen at Goodwill into something I could envision in my own bedroom. I’ve tried to paint counter tops and other small items in the past but the projects were […]

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September
7

J Crew Speckled Leopard Print Pencil Skirt

Dearest fashionistas, the one thing every Goodwill lover needs in their wardrobe is a well-made and versatile printed pencil skirt that  you can wear to the office with or without tights. Today’s #MyGoodwillFind is just that! I already wish I had this olive and cream leopard print J Crew pencil skirt in my wardrobe! In […]

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August
19

Fashionista Friday: Becca’s Cute Columbia and J Crew Fall Staples

Dearest readers, today’s DC Goodwill Fashionista is actually a coworker as well as a friend of mine who has an appreciation for Goodwill and the gems you can find on the racks. On Sunday, she sent me some pictures of some incredible and diverse gems that she picked up at the Glebe Rd location (which […]

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August
5

Fashionista Friday: Elizabeth’s Vintage Cruise Ship Shirt

I don’t want to start thinking about fall yet fashionistas, but I just had to share today’s Fashionista Friday’s Goodwill find. The cut is fall-friendly, the colors are vibrant AND it’s vintage, baby! Elizabeth, our fashionista  is a San Antonio, Texas blogger who specializes in fashion topics and lifestyle trends. Her blog, Everything Elizabeth, showcases […]

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May
24

3 Boho Chic Dresses for the Summer Sun

Fashionistas, this past weekend, I decided to take a morning Zipcar trip to one of my favorite Goodwills, the Gaithersburg location, to beat the rain and find some summer gear. As usual, I did not walk home empty handed. In fact, I left with troves of clothing to kick off the summer and further build […]

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December
31

A DCGF Year in Review: 2015

I can’t believe the year is over, fashionistas! This year has surely been eventful from pop-up shops, to bus tours, meet ups….among other things. It’s been so productive! But the best part about this year was that I got to meet all of you and spread the Goodwill mission and fashions to the community. When […]

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