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June
24

Preparing for our Italian Adventure!

Last week I shared how Goodwill helped me stage my house for sale in preparation for my family’s big move to Italy. This week I wanted to share a few Goodwill finds that will also help us out!  My husband, my daughter, and I each get to bring two suitcases with us to Italy, and those […]

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June
3

What I Wore: Taking it to a New Level with Vintage Patterned Shorts

On previous blog posts, my vintage sensibilities have come through my bold appreciation for patterns. Skirts, tops, you name it…I’m rocking’ it!  Last month, I provided tips on rocking vintage patterned pants. What I didn’t mention is that these tips can be utilized for any type of patterned bottoms – even patterned shorts.  Over Memorial […]

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April
27

Fashionista Friday: Red Toe Nails and TOMS Wedges

It hasn’t been spring for very long but I’m already wishing it was summer! Today’s Fashionista Friday find makes me wish the summer sun would hit these DC streets so that I can wear open-toe shoes every day! While perusing the #MyGoodwillFind hashtag, I found today’s Fashionista, a Seattle, Washington Goodwill shopper with an eye […]

toms wedges
April
13

Fashionista Friday: The Wright Finds for Spring

Today’s Fashionista Friday is clearly the expert at finding and showcasing her Goodwill designs with a modern and fun angle, as shown by her latest Goodwill scores.  Willow Wright, a DC-area local, is a designer, knick-knack collector, and treasure hunter. With her finds, she assembles stunning set-ups and photographs them to show the world her […]

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April
6

Fashionista Friday: Svelte in Designer Akris Punto

  High-end designer finds at Goodwill? Now, this seems like a regular occurrence at DC Goodwill stores and I’m SO happy about it. Name brands, couture labels and gems of all kinds can be found at your local DC Goodwill – it just takes a bit of “Goodwill hunting”. And today’s Fashionista Friday shows us […]

akris punto
March
26

3 Tips to Photograph Your Goodwill Finds

Fashionistas, the other weekend, I held a mini-workshop reviewing some tips and tricks to photograph Goodwill finds easily with a smartphone. I thought I’d share my top three tips with all of you so you can effectively showcase your #MyGoodwillFind on social media.  One of the best things about shopping at Goodwill is bragging about […]

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March
23

Fashionisto Friday: Suited Up and Dapper

Based on what I’ve heard from my dad and twin brother, I know suits can be quite expensive. Ranging from $200-$1,000, these business apparel staples can easily break the bank. That’s why I was so impressed when I saw today’s Fashionisto Friday’s find while perusing my Instagram feed. Van, a stylish and dapper Dad, recently posted […]

FF suited up
March
2

Fashionista Friday: Pants for the Spring

It’s March, baby! And with spring just around the corner, it’s time to start building a wardrobe for warmer weather! This week’s Fashionista Friday, Chanae Badu, highlights a hip look accentuating a variety of gems including one staple from Goodwill! Chanae is a fashion lover with a keen eye for all things designer. She is […]

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March
20

What I Wore: Western With Dapper Notes

The other week I couldn’t seem to decipher the weather. One moment it was warm, and the next it was extremely windy and freezing! I simply didn’t know how to dress. Despite my confusion, I put together a look I’m pretty in love with. It fuses elements of spring style, but still maintains a winter […]

What I Wore: Western With Dapper Notes
March
17

Fashionista Friday: Alex’s Goodwill Spring Decor Design Vision

Fashionistas, now that it’s finally spring, it’s time to do spring cleaning around your home to create a newer, more open space. In my mind, there’s no better way to pump some creativity into the season than with light interior design and furniture acquirements or rearrangements. Today’s Fashionista Friday has the same vision. She showed […]

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