Sew Frugal’s Fabulous Finds of 2012

I really enjoyed wearing this metallic Jacquard 3/4 length jacket to the White House Holiday Tour. I purchased this jacket last week during the Edited4Goodwill Pop Up Shop for $9.95. This jacket has earned Sew Frugal’s “2012 Fabulous Find” award. One look and I realized this was truly an item I couldn’t live without. AsContinue reading “Sew Frugal’s Fabulous Finds of 2012”

Top Ten Vintage Treasures of 2011

As I continue to reflect on 2011 and planning for 2012 I remember last year as the year I developed my new-found love in 2011 for vintage clothing. Between estate sales, vintage clothing stores and resale shops I came across a number of great items most of which I don’t have room to share. I’mContinue reading “Top Ten Vintage Treasures of 2011”

A fabulous find

Readers, I just had to share this with you. Last week I wrote about the ultimate bliss I experienced while on vacation visiting a popular LA thrift store, “Out of the Closet”.  While visiting one of their locations in Fairfax I ran across this beautiful find. This is a floor length dress by Alfred Shaheen, the masterContinue reading “A fabulous find”

Fabulous Finds from Goodwill

Picked up this WDNY dress from Goodwill of Greater Washington on Columbia Pike in Arlington, VA during Customer Appreciation Day. It still had the original tags on it. Also picked up the shoes, Ann Taylor Leather Sandals and the 100% Silk scarf I used as a belt. Total cost for all this fabulousness??? Only$16.89 Photos by LilyContinue reading “Fabulous Finds from Goodwill”

Finding Good Deals for a Friend

What is just as good as finding a fantastic bargain for yourself? Finding a “Fabulous Find” for a friend. A couple of months back on my monthly run to Goodwill, Rockville I stumbled across a Tahari Boucle dress coat and an Arden B, mustard color, leather coat. Surely it was my lucky day. The leather coatContinue reading “Finding Good Deals for a Friend”

Jen in Vintage Tahari

Yesterday I attended the Washington Project for the Arts Gala and finally had a chance to break out my “Fabulous Find” from Goodwill in Rockville, MD. I received so many compliments and I must say this coat was great to wear. I removed the original buttons and added this sparkly belt I found at Tar-getContinue reading “Jen in Vintage Tahari”

Fabulous Italian made shoes

Made my weekly run to Goodwill in Rockville, Md today and found these fabulous black leather ankle strap shoes. I couldn’t believe they had hardly been worn and fit perfectly. The fact of the matter is I was in my way to SYMS to use a gift card I’d received for my birthday. My planContinue reading “Fabulous Italian made shoes”

Tahari Treasure

Almost new TAHARI Suit, Size 6 made just for me. I found this incredible buy during National Swap Day at Nana’s Quarter Life in Mt. Pleasant. I couldn’t believe after and hour of swapping this suit would still be hanging on the rack. See how happy I was, I even posed for the camera withContinue reading “Tahari Treasure”