Man, You’d Better Get to Goodwill

Man, this post is for you – or the women who want to buy you some very awesome presents. Here’s a manly look at what we found during our last trip to the brand-new Paramus Goodwill:

100% new Prada kicks in the original box with the price sticker still attached for $99 - vs the $247 retail price.

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Goodwill Gone Wild: Shopping for Color and Scandal

Good news, dear gentlemen readers: we’ll be featuring a weekly column by GoodwillNyNj Style Icon David Morgan all about secondhand fashion and DIY style. This week: trashing fuddy-duddy fashion rules and creating outfits with color and scandal Enjoy!

A scandalous, thrifted outfit.

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Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Mad Men Mad Men Mad Men! If you can’t tell, we’re still reeling from the 1960’s super drama’s premier this past Sunday night. The best news? The fashion is as incredible as ever. Get in on the Mad Men craze, even without cable with this week’s Boutique You: Mad Men Headbands. Top off any shift dress with a Mad Men Headband made from Goodwill fabric and you’ll be decked out like Joanie in no time.

The perfect accessory to Mad Men attire - a retro 60s headband made from secondhand finds! Who knows, maybe Peggy once wore those polka dots...

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Stellar Summer Finds at Goodwill

Last week we told you we came across stellar finds at the new Paramus Goodwill, and we weren’t just joshin’. To give you a sneak peek beyond the water toys, we’ll be splitting our treasure-hunt into four categories:

Man

This beautiful brand-new grill has just been sold earlier that week for $199. You see, we're serious when we tell you to RUN, DON'T WALK to your nearest Goodwill!

Woman

For $2.99 a pop, you could have a triple-feature chick flick for less than the cost of a movie theater ticket!

Child

Youngin's can get their kicks with these adorable new & like-new sneakers, starting at $4.99 a pair.

Eternal Child

We found Guitar Hero for Playstation 2 for just $39.99. Rock on, Paramus!

Keep checking in this week and throughout August to see just how lucky Bergen County is to finally have a Goodwill, and just how much you need to take a fresh pair of eyes to your own treasure island – the island also known as your local Goodwill.

THE NEW PARAMUS GOODWILL STORE

809 North State Route 17

(between the Ridgewood and Linwood Avenue Exits)

Shopping Hours: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Donation Drop-Off Hours: Monday – Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m

Telephone: (201) 444-0596

‘Living Fly on a Dime’ at Goodwill

The ever-inspiring blog Living Fly on a Dime stopped by the new Paramus Goodwill this past weekend and showed off a few amazing finds. We don’t want to spoil the post for you, but we couldn’t help but share our favorite photo of style writer Patrice J. Williams with a definite Goodwill treasure:

Patrice snagged this retro cool painting for $15 - pretty sweet, don't you think?

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Beat the Heat n’ Thank Paramus

Happy Friday! Got any good plans to keep cool this weekend? We have a tip for all you all in New Jersey: the new Paramus Goodwill was well-stocked with water toys the last time we visited. Sounds too good to be true? Take a look at what we found when we stopped by the store at 809 North State Route 17:

This Slide n' Stride Bowling Slide was just $7.99 at the Paramus Goodwill - & there was plenty more where that came from...

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Feeling Good(will): Lazy Sundays and Low-Key Looks

Good news, dear gentlemen readers: we’ll be featuring a weekly column by GoodwillNyNj Style Icon David Morgan all about secondhand fashion and DIY style. This week: creating your Sunday Best from your fav thrift finds… Enjoy!

An outfit for a lazy day.

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