Friday Love from DC Goodwill Fashionista

Fashionista Friday: Jen’s new nude shoes      Fashionista Friday Tags: DC Fashion, dc fashion blogger, fashion, Fashionista Friday, Goodwill, goodwill bargains, goodwill best finds,Goodwill Fashionista, Nine West, shoes, spring style, thrift, thrifted “I love having small feet,” Jen declared on Instagram upon finding these never-worn Nine West heels at DC Goodwill. It’s easy to be jealous! Finding shoes is often one of the biggest challenges of shopping secondhand. Clothing that’sContinue reading “Friday Love from DC Goodwill Fashionista”

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”

Class Field Trip: Thrift shopping@ Goodwill Rockville, MD

This evening Silver Spring Sewing Sisters took a field trip to Goodwill Retail Store in Rockville, MD. This was Meetup #3 in a series of 4 Meetups to help maintain the momentum for “Refashioning and Restyling”. This week we were focused on finding at least one item that we could use for our next refashioningContinue reading “Class Field Trip: Thrift shopping@ Goodwill Rockville, MD”

My Review: Wagging Tails, Rockville MD

Vacation is over, sad to say and jet lag is still lingering around. *yawn* Nonetheless I must catch up on my reviews of local thrift stores in the DMV. Wagging Tails is a store I was so excited to finally visit. I’d first heard about the store when I attended Sip & Sew at DCContinue reading “My Review: Wagging Tails, Rockville MD”

Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?

Hey there readers! My guest blog post for Goodwill of Greater Washington, DC Goodwill Fashionista was re-posted today as “Best of Guest Blogger”. Just in case you missed it. DC Goodwill Fashionista Blog Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?   guest bloggerTags: Catherine Pulsifer, DC Goodwill, Rockville, Sew Frugal and Fashionable,sewing, thrifting Well, I’m givingContinue reading “Best of Guest Blogger: Could you go one year without buying “new” clothes?”

Jen’s May Thrift Store Tour

Whew!!! That’s all I can begin by saying. What a whirlwind of a month and I enjoyed every moment of it. Last month I randomly chose thrift and consignment stores in the DC, MD and VA area. I wasn’t sure which stores I would visit and when. The idea was to get out, explore andContinue reading “Jen’s May Thrift Store Tour”

Sew Frugal Donates to Goodwill

Sew Frugal regularly donates to Goodwill.  In fact last month I did a little spring cleaning. I posted a week-long of blog entries on closet and drawer cleaning and organizing. I took everything out of the closets and the drawers and only put back in what I have had on within the last 2 1/2 years.Continue reading “Sew Frugal Donates to Goodwill”

Day 1 of 30 days 30 outfits

Today is Day 1 of the 30 in 30 challenge. Below is what I decide to wear today. Everything I’m wearing I either have never worn before haven’t worn in over a year. The leather jacket was given to me by a friend who had no more use for it. In fact I don’t thinkContinue reading “Day 1 of 30 days 30 outfits”

30 Days 30 Outfits Challenge

Welcome to Jen’s 30 in 30 Challenge. Why this challenge: I have lots of clothes however there are days when I can’t find anything to wear therefore I resort to the same articles of clothing and they become part of my regular rotation. The same black pants, I have four pairs. There have been timesContinue reading “30 Days 30 Outfits Challenge”

Goodwill Traveling Trunk Show

My “swapping buddy” Lily and I finally had a chance to attend the Goodwill Traveling Trunk show this weekend at the Ace Green Living Expo in Arlington VA and we had a fun time. We had a chance to meet the DC Goodwill Fashionista!! (http://www.fashionofgoodwill.org/blog/) How cool is that?  During her similar she discussed various waysContinue reading “Goodwill Traveling Trunk Show”