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May
6

Fashionista Friday: Michael Kors for Spring

DC Goodwill fashionista, popular fashion blogger, and overall amazing lady, Vivi, scored it big a couple of week’s ago at Goodwill’s Bowie Grand Opening. She provided us a mini recap of it last week, but this week, I wanted to highlight two of her new handbag scores. Before I dive into the goodies, let me […]

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February
23

3 NYFW Intriguing Handbag Trends

At this  year’s NYFW, many high-end designers have made statements about the types of handbags women should sport in their 2016 looks. While many were tame (snakeskin print), some are a little more out-of-the-box and unusual. I’m all about a good statement piece, but some of these styles might not be the most practical. 1.) The […]

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November
16

DC Goodwill Grand Opening: Kings Hwy Alexandria, VA

Yay! Do you know how excited I am about the new Goodwill opening on Kings Highway in Alexandria, VA? I’m ECSTATIC! A new store not only means it’s another location for me to peruse in the area, but it also has already created a ton more new jobs in the community. There’s a new staff […]

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November
5

The Art of Goodwill Shopping: 8 Easy Steps

Goodwill shopping is therapeutic, fun and rewarding for me. Building my wardrobe with great bargains like this red-coral trench is always the way to go. You’ll see snapshots of some of my favorite thrifted items throughout this post – most from Goodwill locations around the Northern Virginia area. Some of my friends and clients find […]

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November
3

Celebrity Fall Trend: The Color-Pop

Dearest readers, you might’ve (probably) have heard me mention this trend time and time again: the color-pop. Color-popping is when you literally add a bright pop of color to a more neutral colored outfit, whether it’s all-black, browns, or navy blues. Really, any outfit that’s subtle in tone and color. Color-popping can also be done with […]

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October
14

A Touch of Sparkle White House Black Market Open Sweater

Remember this sweater, fashionistas? Last month, I gave some tips on the best time to find fall sweaters: during the summer. Now it’s time to whip them out, and I’m pleased to share this fabulous beauty with you. Today’s stellar find is a large White House Black Market, brand new with tags, sweater cardigan that’s […]

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September
21

3 New Ways to Rock a Cardigan This Fall

Over the past year, I seem to have phased out wearing cardigans in favor of rocking blazers, big open sweaters, and jackets over sleeveless tops. I still have them in my wardrobe, tons actually, but I somehow completely forgot about them as a wardrobe options. I guess we all go through phases, right? This one […]

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September
19

Clutch criticism

New York Magazine’s The Cut is one of my very favorite places to get up-to-the-minute fashion news (with a good dose of gossip). But a recent slideshow made me crabby. The super-blog declared over-sized portfolio clutches as “the bag of the season,” noting that candidates in the category must “be strapless and the size of […]

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August
15

Brand new bags for fall (to splurge on or save!)

Bags (Splurge and Save) for Fall by dcgf featuring a foldover clutch Something about thinking about going back to school in the fall makes me want to buy new bags by the dozen. I never need that many, and I am never wise enough to buy a sensible bag that will hold my school books. […]

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June
21

Guest Blogger: Thrifting on a Budget

Hey there! My name is Nic, from Nic’s Picks and I am really excited about this post! Why you might ask? Because it’s about a topic I’m very passionate about…THRIFTING!!! It’s funny because as a young girl, I remember my Fafa (grandfather) always talked about Goodwill. I didn’t understand why he would go there to […]

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