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Fashionista Friday: Jamie’s sassy Goodwill leather pants

Jamie, one of the talent writers behind the popular lifestyle blog The Style Lobby, takes the crown for this Friday’s Fashionista. On a recent trip to some Northern Virginia thrift stores, she swung into the Goodwill on Route 1 in Alexandria. I’ve got a lot of history with this location; it was my very first […]

Jamie of the Style Lobby

Guest Blogger: Teacher Style

It’s back to school time and after eight years of teaching, and even more thrifting, I’ve figured out three secrets to success for building your professional wardrobe. Start With Great Shoes Teaching is not a desk job.  It’s safe to say, if you spend most of your day sitting at your desk, you’re doing it […]

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Back-to-School Fashion (On a Budget!)

On my first day of ninth grade, I learned one of the most important back-to-school shopping lessons…EVER. With my bright pink monogrammed L.L. Bean backpack loaded down with three ring binders and Germ-X, I nervously navigated my way to my homeroom class. Upon taking my seat, I looked up from my map and noticed that […]

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Summer Concert Style Guide Part One: Southern and Classical

I hope you enjoyed your holiday weekend as much as I did, dear readers. Now that summer is officially here, I wanted to bring you some wardrobe inspiration for all your big plans. I’m starting off with style guides for one of my favorite summer activities: concerts! We have some amazing venues in the DMV […]