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September
2

What I Wore: Summer Retro Remix

Fashionistas, I used last weekend for some much needed “me” time and my oh my, was it productive! I suggest that everyone take a mini-break, even if it just for a day of self-care.    During my break, I went to the beach, hit a few concerts, experimented with DIY jewelry, and booked a mini […]

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July
8

$5 Beachy Bathing Suits

This summer will be filled with beach trips and I’m absolutely ready to rock my ever-growing collection of funky swimsuits. DC Goodwill stores are one of the best places to find all of the best modern and vintage looks to turn heads this season, for under $5 a look. The Bowie and Clinton stores have treated me especially well. […]

Friday's Five Under $5: Beachy Bathing Suits
June
3

Dorothy Draper Style at Goodwill

  In 1925, Dorothy Draper set up her own interior design firm and took the world by storm with her colorful ideas: black and white checkerboard floors, extremely wide stripes painted on walls, plaster moldings, and her trademark cabbage rose fabric. This picture is from the nearby Greenbrier Hotel that was actually decorated by Dorothy Draper […]

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April
2

What I Wore: Work Travel Style

From time to time I travel for my job, attending company meetings, photo shoots and everything in between. To keep transit speedy, I try to pack light to avoid checking luggage. That extra hour in line at the airport could mean I miss an important meeting! When preparing to travel, I always try to pack […]

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March
16

Fashionista Friday: Right Round Like a Record Player

For this Fashionista Friday feature, I wanted to showcase something other than apparel; rather a fashionista that snagged something I’ve been looking for at Goodwill for months – a functioning record player! I found today’s item while perusing the #MyGoodwillFind hashtag, and among all the great fashion finds, I spotted this musical beauty in my […]

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February
16

Fashionista Friday: Exquisite in Electric Blue

This week’s edition of Fashionista Friday highlights a bona fide Goodwill retail guru!  I recently discovered Jeanna using the #MyGoodwillFind hashtag on Instagram. I live for her glamorous finds! She never ceases to impress me with her style tips and weekly Goodwill hauls.       Before we take a peek at her featured smashing piece, allow me to introduce you to […]

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February
12

My Last Minute Valentine’s Day Look

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! I know many of you are still wondering what to wear on that special night out with your boo, or even as an “on-the-go-and-solo” fashionista. In fact, this year I found myself in that same situation, so I strolled down to the Gaithersburg Goodwill to find the perfect outfit. In my […]

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January
29

What I Wore: Vintage Pattern Remix

For a standard DC Sunday brunch, I like to put on my best snazzy vintage outfit to showcase my unique and fashionable flare. You never know who you’ll run into while eating brunch in DC, so looking my best is something I value. I want to make a great first impression on everyone I meet […]

colorful 60s pants and zebra 80s vest from Goodwill
December
27

Best of 2017 Monthly Meetup Recaps!

  Fashionistas, this year was our most successful one yet filled with twelve Meetups, one each month at a different DC Goodwill store location. Not only did I get to see familiar faces each and every month, but I also met new ones too. And although these have grown in success and popularity, amazing finds […]

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November
20

Elevating Your Thanksgiving Table With Decor From Goodwill

Dear readers, Thanksgiving is this week and I’m stressing out! Getting together last minute food items, checking in with the dinner’s guest list of attendees….there’s so much to do in so little time. Luckily, Goodwill has you covered in ensuring your table will look spiffy for Thanksgiving dinner. As someone who loves both collecting dishes and […]

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