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My Favorite Thing (From Goodwill): Ralph Lauren Clutch

I am dying to share my latest accessory score with you, dear readers. I met up with two new thrifty bloggers, Pam and Jen of Frugal DMV, at our Alexandria Goodwill last week to chat about some collaboration. I told myself that I didn’t need to buy anything – I was just there for business. Who else […]

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Fashionista Friday: Stephie’s Goodwill haul

Stephie, the brilliant mind behind Thrift and Style, is today’s featured fashionista. She’s been on my radar after she recently revealed a fabulous #DCGoodwill haul on Instagram. Stephie is the first thrifty fashion blogger that I met in “real life,” so she’s got a special place in my heart. I had the chance to join her […]


Clutch criticism

New York Magazine’s The Cut is one of my very favorite places to get up-to-the-minute fashion news (with a good dose of gossip). But a recent slideshow made me crabby. The super-blog declared over-sized portfolio clutches as “the bag of the season,” noting that candidates in the category must “be strapless and the size of […]

The Cut Portfolio slideshow

Brand new bags for fall (to splurge on or save!)

Bags (Splurge and Save) for Fall by dcgf featuring a foldover clutch Something about thinking about going back to school in the fall makes me want to buy new bags by the dozen. I never need that many, and I am never wise enough to buy a sensible bag that will hold my school books. […]


Fashion Forward: A double-dose of Coach

Reader Melissa posted a photo on our Facebook wall a few days ago that made us double-take: She found two Coach bags in amazing condition while shopping at our Arlington location. Her bill? Just under $30—for both bags! The sporty style on the right is a more modern Coach bag, ready for errands, adventures, or […]

Melissa's purse finds