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Guest Blogger: Tie One On – A Guide

As summer comes to a close, fall fashions have filled the stores.  Perhaps your office has gone a bit casual for the summer and you are getting ready to go back to professional business attire. Here is a quick guide to present a confident and successful image at work, using one of the best tools […]


Guest Blogger: Is the Tie Dead?

There has been much conversation about the death of the tie and how we don’t need to wear ties any more.  Some will tell you that they are not only worn less and less, but that the male dress code has changed to the point where ties are not necessary. I totally disagree.  True, starting […]


Guest Blogger: The Dinner Jacket

To truly stand out at your festive holiday events, consider the dinner jacket. When you hear the words dinner jacket, what images come to mind? To me, the dinner jacket captures the essence of a more romantic era of 1930’s Hollywood. In the golden film era the dinner jacket  became synonymous with elegance, confidence and […]

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My minimalist journey

Having access to a plethora of clothing, accessories, and home goods at perfect prices can be dangerous. How do you know when you have enough? At which point will one’s overstuffed closet actually, truly burst? I don’t have the answer to those questions, but I ask them on a regular basis. I’m preparing for some […]

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Let them wear shorts, I guess

A few weekends ago I noticed quite a few young ladies out and about wearing shorts. It was about 55 degrees out, and breezy (read: it was cold). Some of the women wore thick tights under their shorts. But some of them had their legs out all over the place, covered in the slightest tiny […]

Urban Outfitters winter lookbook

Fashionista Friday: Jamie and Sally

“Any well curated collection requires a pretty significant time investment, but for someone who loves the adventure, the hunt? It’s so worth it.” I completely agree. So today, I bestow Fashionista Friday honors to two women—Jamie and Sally of The Style Lobby. The Style Lobby has all things fashion, beauty, and local fun covered, but […]

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Fashionista Friday: Morgan

Blogger Morgan’s flawless head-to-toe look earns her this week’s Fashionista Friday honors. She recently hit the town in a fun black-and-white look, but the trimmings put her into the star zone. From top to bottom, Morgan showed off a gold necklace, golden collar tips, a belt with a gold chain feature and a gold buckle, […]

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Goodwill Halloween costumes: 90s favorites

Today’s Halloween costumes that are oh-so-easy to find at Goodwill come courtesy of some “classic” entertainment from the 1990s. Remember that if your costume du jour is a character with real-life tendencies (meaning, they were not a super hero or a talking animal), you’ll probably be able to find all the components of your ensemble […]

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So cool, Cole Haan

If I’m looking for shoes at my local Goodwill, you can be sure that I’m on the lookout for Cole Haan pumps. Lucky for you, this pair didn’t fit me. Time to pass them on to a lucky online shopper! I’ve always admired Cole Haan shoes for their classic style, durability, and above all, comfort. […]


Shop a Goodwill pop-up tomorrow!

Having a hard time fitting a trip to Goodwill into your schedule? Autumn wardrobe need a little refreshing? Relax! You’ve got a chance to shop a Goodwill pop-up shop tomorrow evening. Building Bridges Across the River at THEARC is celebrating its annual Fall Harvest Festival from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. tomorrow (October 22). You’ll be […]

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