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Fall Trend to Try: Utility Jacket

‘Tis the season to start thinking about what to wear for fall, fashionistas! Today I’m sharing a trend that has been around for enough seasons that I think we ought to start considering it a closet staple. The utility or “military” style jacket took the runways by storm a few years back. With the change […]

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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 […]


My #1 fit tip for ladies and gents

The more time I spend shopping with friends, the more I go back to very basic, standard methods to determine what fits correctly and what deserves to go on the reject rack. After spending the long weekend with my beau and doing a bit of shopping, I realized how appropriate my favorite fit tip is […]

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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 […]


Fashion in focus: from the waist up, or the waist down

Over the long weekend I was lucky enough to enjoy the Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibit presents iconic looks from Italian designers a generation apart: Elsa Schiaparelli, whose career started in the 1920s, and Miuccia Prada, who took the reins of her family’s line in 1978. […]

Impossible Conversations