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May
7

What I Wore: DC Tourist Sunday

I’ve been doing a lot of travel as of late, so I felt it was finally time to take a “me” day and wander the streets of DC, pretending I was a tourist. I love these types of days. I can make my own agenda, go wherever I want, and enjoy my DC surroundings with a […]

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April
11

What I Wore: Vintage Neon Floral

Fashionistas, when the sun is shining bright, my outfits transform from all-black to technicolor. There’s something about the sun that makes my color sensibilities flow at full force. To celebrate spring and the warm temperatures, I recently wore my favorite pink, blue and green vintage floral skirt I scored at the Rockville, MD Goodwill ages […]

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April
9

Vintage Pattern Palooza at the Goodwill RISE Breakfast

Last spring I was fortunate to be invited to Goodwill of Greater Washington’s RISE event. Every year Goodwill employees gather together for their annual celebration of R.I.S.E, the organization’s core values: Respect, Integrity, Service, and Excellence. Employees are awarded, stores are showcased, and the entire organization reflects on the successes of the previous year. It’s […]

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March
28

What I Wore: Slacks for the Office

In the office, I love to wear dresses. They’re easy to style, one piece, and are pretty inexpensive from Goodwill (under $10). However, sometimes I like to amp up the boss lady in me and rock a pair of business slacks with cute oxfords. A few weeks ago, I stopped into one of the local […]

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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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March
12

Local DC Hip Hop Meets Goodwill Style

Along with working a full-time job in communications and being The DCGF, I also have a huge passion for music, specifically 80’s hip-hop, pop and rap. I’ve been listening to these genres since I was a kid, and have a love for all things funky til this day. I recently started a hip-hop music group […]

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March
9

Fashionista Friday: Aurora’s Goodwill Look for Under $15!

For this Fashionista Friday feature, I wanted to showcase a Fashionista who is an avid Goodwill shopper!  Aurora was first featured on the blog in 2015. She was amidst a 100-day challenge in which she only shopped and dressed secondhand to prove it is not only economical but fashionable. This “thrifted sister” continues to be a huge Goodwill […]

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March
5

February Meetup Recap: Manassas, VA

One of my New Year’s resolutions is now complete! I finally had the chance to visit Goodwill in Manassas, VA for our February monthly Meetup.  I cannot believe I waited this long to venture into this store. I left the Meetup with a boatload of housewares and fashion finds galore!   Believe it or not […]

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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
14

A Fierce Fashionista’s “Everyday” Attire

Sometimes I tackle life’s most stressful moments with confidence.  I like to keep an open mind and don a rockin’ outfit! A well-composed ensemble instantly improves my attitude and gives me a renewed sense of optimism. Whether it be an important meeting or a nerve-wracking doctor’s appointment, I like to put my best foot forward and dress […]

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