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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 […]


Glimmering Silver Tory Burch Reva Flats

Sha-bang! A few months ago, I found these extraordinary, fabulous, beautiful, glitzy, glamorous Tory Burch Reva flats at one of my local Goodwills. I saw them staring at me amongst other pairs of shoes from seemingly miles away – they were definitely calling my name. But! Once I picked them up, I was disappointed and […]


MeetUp: Fairfax Goodwill

Dear readers, in a couple of weeks (October 25th to be exact!), I’m hosting my first Meetup as the new DCGF and I’m PUMPED! In order to prep for the excitement, I visited the store that we’ll be shopping at: our Fairfax location. I’d only been to this store once before (earlier this year), and […]


Guest Blogger: Styling The Little Black Dress For Any Occasion

One item every girl needs to have in their closet is a LBD (Little Black Dress). For the longest time on my thrifting wish list was the little black dress. I would always search the dress section at my local Goodwill  for the perfect LBD. I have been fortunate to not only find 1 but […]

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My Favorite Thing (from Goodwill): Jewel Toned Statement Necklace

Did you ever have one of those moments, dear readers, where you see something at Goodwill and it fits so perfectly into your wardrobe that you can’t believe you didn’t already have it? That was my experience when I saw this jewel toned statement necklace, my favorite Goodwill find for June. I was walking into […]

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Guest Blogger: A Look Inside the Jewelry Case

I will rock jewelry of all types. Vintage, modern, sparkly, flashy, subtle, simple, striking….you name it, I’ll wear it. As long as it matches my outfit, it will work for me. Jewelry spices up every kind of outfit, and adds history to an ensemble. Usually jewelry has an interesting story depending on if it’s new […]


Mid-finger rings: Love, or hate?

In another edition of “do we like this?” I give to you, dear readers: The mid-finger ring. I’ve seen ’em all over the fashion pages and on trend alerts galore. These rings sit just below your middle knuckle, closer to your fingertip than your hand. While sometimes bold in color, they’re usually made of a […]

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Fashionista tip: Keep jewelry sparkling with this easy solution

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon and spring just around the corner, there are plenty of occasions when you’ll want to look your best–right down to your jewelry. Luckily, a few products you already have at home can help. Don’t buy expensive, noxious jewelry cleaners. Just head to your kitchen! Since I’m shining up some […]


Best of Guest Blogger: A Few of My Favorite Goodwill Finds

Hi! My name is Apollina from and I am so excited to do a guest post for DC Goodwill! I am a long time Goodwill fan. Growing up, we didn’t have a lot of money, we lived off of food stamps hand-me-downs. Being someone who’s always valued personal style and a sense of fashion, […]


Fashion Forward: Fabric adornments

Ever gotten a great bargain at Goodwill, then wondered if you would ever wear the garment in question? It happens to even the savviest of shoppers, but there’s no shame involved. All those “mistakes” can be turned into great DIY projects!* Kendra of The Good Life recently offered a tutorial to refashion a piece of […]

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