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3 More Shopping & Etiquette Tips for a Successful Goodwill Trip

Fashionistas, two years ago, I spelled out some great shopping tips and tricks to the ultimate, smart, and considerate shopping experience. This article was one of my most popular posts. Readers seemed to agree on everything in it was true and helpful. As I look back at these tips I’m still shaking my head yes. But […]

3 More Shopping & Etiquette Tips for a Successful Goodwill Trip

Get Ready to Swap And Shop! 3 Big Tips for Attending the DCGF Clothing Swap

Fashionistas, in just a handful of weeks I’ll be hosting another yearly clothing swap! At this event you’ll be able to exchange your gently used clothing and accessories with other fashionable individuals in the area. My last swap was a smashing success! Ladies from the area brought home boatloads of gems to kick off the […]


The Art of Goodwill Shopping: 8 Easy Steps

Goodwill shopping is therapeutic, fun and rewarding for me. Building my wardrobe with great bargains like this red-coral trench is always the way to go. You’ll see snapshots of some of my favorite thrifted items throughout this post – most from Goodwill locations around the Northern Virginia area. Some of my friends and clients find […]

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Fashionista Friday: Gems from a Goodwill Lunch Break

Erin’s fabulous #GoodwillLunchbreak finds have been showing up on my feed for quite a long time and all of her scores make me wish I could go to Goodwill on my lunch break, too! So jealous! In particular, this fall, she’s been snagging all of the greatest fall apparel including three coats, plaid, sweaters and […]

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5 Rules of Goodwill Shopping Etiquette

Dear readers, shopping for treasures at such low prices is incredibly exciting and I know when I’m on a mission, sometimes my eagerness gets the best of me. I move very quickly, glide from rack to rack…sometimes unaware of my surroundings. I’m on the hunt and my goal is to find the best of the […]


Blog the Blogger: Broke and Chic

I’ve got another great blogger to share with you today, dear readers. If you haven’t heard of Broke & Chic, you’ll want to subscribe after you get to know the founder, Amanda Raye, today. She’s got style and sense; Amanda has perfected the art of living stylishly within her means. Broke & Chic makes the […]


Guest Blogger: Thrifting for Designer Gems

In the past, I’ve found Valentino, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Fendi, and much more all while thrifting. Anything ranging from coats, to boots, to authentic designer purses – you name it, I’ve found it. With these three tips below, you can start collecting designer gems in no time and begin building the closet of your […]