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Navy Blue Quilted Fall Sailing Style J Crew Tee

Just in time for the fall we’re adding some mandatory J Crew to your wardrobe! Every season, I find at least one J Crew item. Their lines of clothing are always fun, funky, and cutting-edge no matter what time of year. Each line of clothing they release tends to have a theme. They¬†can range from […]

Navy Blue Quilted Fall Sailing Style J Crew Tee

Nautical in Navy Brooks Brothers Striped Sweater

Today’s #MyGoodwillFind is another striped classic that will add a touch of the beach to your winter style. Buy It Now This size medium light sweater top by Brooks Brothers is timeless. It has a short-sleeve design with gold shoulder buttons and a navy/white pattern. When paired with pants or a skirt, the bottom hits […]

Nautical in Navy Brooks Brothers Striped Sweater

Take Me to France in a Striped Boat-Neck Top

This season, I’m on the hunt for one item so if you see it, let me know. What is that item you may ask? A black and white striped boat-neck top! So far I haven’t been able to find one in my size, but I know I’ll spot it at Goodwill this spring! The reason […]

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A certain stripe

If you’re ready to savor the nautical side of summer, this skirt has got you covered! While I do love the stripes, the price has got to be the best part. This J.Crew skirt is just from last spring, and would have cost you at least $75 to buy it new. This Goodwill bargain (size […]

J.Crew striped skirt from Goodwill

Nearly nautical

Dock-strolling, boardwalk-snacking days are upon us, dear reader, which results in one big question: What are you going to wear to the beach?! Whether your version of “waterfront” is a stream, river, of the big, bad Atlantic, you’ve got to have summertime style to match. Enter this bold and beautiful dress by Ophelia for FC […]

Chevron nautical dress from Goodwill

Ahoy, autumn!

If you’re not thinking about transitioning your nautical gear into autumn-appropriate ensembles, then it’s time to do so. Don’t put away your red, blue, and stripes just because DC evenings have a bit of a chill! This week’s Good Buy is a blue and ivory knit dress from Express. The rich navy bodice features a […]

Nautical dress from Goodwill

Five-minute DIY: No-sew bedsheet curtains

Maybe moving twice in one year has made me lazy. Or maybe I’m just not one for complex do-it-yourself projects. All I know is that simple, quick DIY ideas that use easy-to-find items are my favorite. My most recent case of lackadaisical DIY: No-sew curtains that aren’t even really curtains. It all started when I […]

No-sew curtains from Goodwill

A pinch of polka

Even those who gravitate toward darker or neutral colors can look oh-so-summer with a few tweaks. Always remember, dear readers, that blue and white is the perfect one-two punch for summer! This navy dress from Ann Taylor (buy it here now!) is the perfect little punch. It’s got a smattering of white dots to keep […]

Ann Taylor Goodwill dress

Business casual, and a word about pants

Readers, I visit your computer screen today for two reasons. The first is to show off the ensemble I wore to work last week. I received a few compliments before realizing that almost the whole outfit had come from Goodwill. You’ve seen my top before if you caught me on television promoting Edited for Goodwill […]

Goodwill fashionista work outfit


Major fashion confession: If you didn’t already know, I’m a huge fan of all things nautical and never want sailor style to leave our closets. I don’t subscribe to J.Crew’s emails for a very specific reason (that reason being my wallet!), but on a single morning just a few weeks ago, no fewer than four […]

Nautical dress
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