Join Us for a Night of Fashion, Food, and Fun Shopping!

Finding the right outfit to wear on the first day at work can be a daunting task for anyone!  If you’ve never had a job before, or have a disability, it can be even harder. Goodwill Industries and the New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities are teaming up to help. This Tuesday, October 1 we will stage a fashion show and seminar at Goodwill’s East Harlem store, using merchandise selected from local Goodwill stores by 6 well-known fashion bloggers on how to dress for success for people with disabilities. The models styled by the bloggers will “walk the runway” and will give us all a lesson on how to be fashionable and fierce!

Want to see a sneak peak? Click here to watch Shaunya of Vintageshaun styling models Monique and Ashuna.

GOODWILL SUITS YOU
A Fashion Show Celebrating the Power of Work

 Tuesday, October 1
East Harlem Goodwill Store
2231 Third Avenue (btwn E. 121 and E. 122)

5:30-6:30 pm – cocktails
6:30-7:30 pm – fashion show
7:30-8:30 pm – exclusive shopping hour

Register here

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Get Oh-So-Cozy for Fall

Fall calls for dressing down. I don’t mean all the time, by any means, but it’s a great time of year to start thinking about comfort, as well as style, and to really value simplicity. As much fun as it can be to play with fancy heels and decked out dresses, the return of cooler weather is exactly the right time to bring out those soft, cozy, much-loved sweaters, jeans, corduroys, and classic colors and shapes.

This week, I got lucky as can be at my local Goodwill shop, when I came across these adorably soft, furry, and totally on-trend booties! The velvety tan suede is just right for the season, and the go-with-everything color means this is the kind of bootie that can really become a go-to in your fall and winter wardrobes. The furry lining inside looks super cute but is also super functional, and will keep any stylish lady’s feet toasty and warm, even on the most blustery of autumn days.

 

These booties – in a simple tan suede and soft woolly lining, are so fashion-forward and perfect for the fall season.
These booties – in a simple tan suede and soft woolly lining, are so fashion-forward and perfect for the fall season.

Nail autumn ensembles by sticking to the classics. With a pair of statement booties like these, there’s no reason to go crazy with the rest of your look – these gorgeous pieces of fall footwear will easily stand out, no matter what you choose to wear them with. Here, I’ve chosen a simple autumn outfit that’s about as classic and clean as it gets, which is just the right way to show off this fabulously furry pair. On the bottom, I’ve got a go-to pair of skinny jeans in black, and on top, a long sweater in a lovely emerald green, to give this otherwise neutral look a subtle pump of rich color that’s still totally appropriate for colder weather.

 

Here, I’ve paired my perfect-for-fall new booties with slim, dark, stretchy jeans and slightly oversized, but still thin and soft, knit sweater to create a cozy look that will never go out of style.
Here, I’ve paired my perfect-for-fall new booties with slim, dark, stretchy jeans and slightly oversized, but still thin and soft, knit sweater to create a cozy look that will never go out of style.

Save Even More With Goodwill’s Rewards Card

Goodwill’s Rewards Program offers frequent shoppers the chance to earn points for purchases at Greater New York and Northern New Jersey retail stores.  Sign up for a rewards card today to receive:

  • Discounts on purchases
  • Updates on special promotions and events

Rewards members get one point for every pre-tax dollar spent.  Every 100 points you earn qualifies you for $10 off your next purchase. Points do not expire and there is no limit to how many you can accumulate, though you may only apply 100 points per transaction.

Include your email when you enroll to automatically receive updates about sales, special promotions, new store openings and other events.

Register at your local Goodwill store or by submitting the simple one-page form located here.

If you’re 55 or over, be sure to enter your month, day and year of birth to receive our senior discount while still getting rewards points.

Our rewards card is the perfect accessory for every savvy thrift shopper. Every gem you find will bring you closer to another discount.

Shop more and save more with Goodwill Rewards!

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A Crisp 25% Off Outerwear Sale!

Just in time for the crisp, cool weather of autumn, all of our Goodwill stores in New York and New Jersey will be celebrating fall with a huge 25% off sale on all outerwear. The sale will be held this Sunday, September 22nd  in New York, and Tuesday, September 24th,  in New Jersey.

Head on over to your local Goodwill store and enjoy our storewide Get Ready For Fall sale and take 25% off sweaters, blazers, jackets, coats and other outerwear . Available while supplies last.

Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey operates 39 stores that feature new and gently-used clothing and household goods. We can be found in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley and the Capital District of New York as well as in Northern New Jersey. Find store locations near you here.

Shopping at Goodwill supports our mission to offer employment and training to persons with disabilities and other barriers to work and provide after-school and summer programs for children and youth. Your purchases and donations also help build a healthier planet, promoting the re-use and re-purposing of resources and keeping usable items out of landfills.

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Transition Time

The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of summer clothes. As we head into fall, days are getting shorter, cooler, and crisper. But with some expert layering tips and the perfect accessories to round out your autumn looks, you can easily take your favorite pieces from your warm-weather wardrobe well into the fall season.

This week’s gem – a totally on-trend pair of studded beige booties – is one of those ideal accessories that will help you get the most out of your whole wardrobe during this awkward between-seasons time, and even on into the heart of fall and winter. The soft suede fabric screams fall, but the light beige hue and cowgirl-like detailing in the stitching and metallic studs give these booties a laid-back, summery feel, too. And the ankle height – this year’s hottest boot style – and low heel make them incredibly comfortable and practical.

Easy-going fall style has never been easier to find! These cute, comfy booties – spotted at my local Goodwill shop – are a perfectly practical, cute, and casual addition to any lady’s autumn wardrobe.
Easy-going fall style has never been easier to find! These cute, comfy booties – spotted at my local Goodwill shop – are a perfectly practical, cute, and casual addition to any lady’s autumn wardrobe.

 

(Almost) all-season footwear. Though these booties clearly look like they’re made to be worn during fall’s chilly days and will look divine with some of your most beloved cold-weather pieces, they’re actually just right for pairing with a few of those go-to summer items that you’re not quite ready to say goodbye to just yet. Here, I’ve chosen a crisp white tank and flowing, silky, wide-leg coral trousers. These pants were a staple during the hot, humid summer months – they’re loose and airy, but still polished enough to wear to the office or an evening out. And finishing off this ensemble with a tailored denim jacket and my fabulous new booties makes this outfit far more suitable for fall, and just as stylish, relaxed, and effortlessly cool as it appears in the summer with a cute pair of sandals. And if you’re not into the wide-leg pants (though I couldn’t guess why), you’d do just as well to create a similar look with your most fantastic, floor-skimming maxi skirt.

For a look that will transition well from summer to fall, try taking tried-and-true summer pieces – like a favorite pair of silky trousers or a flowing maxi skirt – and layering them with tailored blazers, cozy knit sweaters, and adorable ankle booties for fall.
For a look that will transition well from summer to fall, try taking tried-and-true summer pieces – like a favorite pair of silky trousers or a flowing maxi skirt – and layering them with tailored blazers, cozy knit sweaters, and adorable ankle booties for fall.

September Sales!

We’ve got a very exciting sale coming up! Watch here for news on our huge Get ready For Fall Sale. Gear up your wardrobe for fall with 25% off sweaters, blazers, coats, jackets and other outerwear.  New York stores hold the sale on Sunday, September 22; New Jersey on Tuesday, September 24.

And did you know that seniors 55 and over get 10% off every Monday-Friday. Just show ID with your age at the register. Or add your birth information to your rewards card enrollment to get both the discount and your points.

Students ,too, are entitled to a 10% discount. Just show your ID and ask for the discount when checking out. Or if you have a Goodwill rewards card, request that you be designated as a student in your enrollment information. That way, you’ll get both your discount and your points.

All this on top of our weekly window sales!

Shop Goodwill in September for great sales!
Shop Goodwill in September for great sales!

 

Saturday Window Sales at Manhattan Stores!

Thank God it’s Friday! And as Saturday approaches, that means more Window Sales. You know the drill; everything in the windows is on sale, with items ranging from vintage clothes and accessories to brand new pants and blouses, to furniture and kitchenware. So here’s where to go:

 

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Come to the window sale at Goodwill’s East Harlem store on Saturday, September 14.

Tickets are distributed at 8:15 a.m. to customers in line, first come-first serve. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. The store admits three customers at a time, who may purchase two window items. At 9:30, the store opens to everyone and any remaining window merchandise is available to all.

Goodwill East Harlem Store & Donation Center
2231 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035 | 212.410.0973

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DROP BY GOODWILL’S STUYVESANT STORE FOR WINDOW SALE SATURDAY

Come to the window sale at Goodwill’s Upper East Side Stuyvesant store on Saturday, September 14.

Tickets are distributed at 9:30 a.m., just before the doors open. The store admits two customers at a time, who may purchase two window items. They may rejoin the line when they’re done if they want to buy more window merchandise. The store opens to everyone at 10, but the window line continues inside until the sale is over.

Goodwill Stuyvesant Store & Donation Center
1704 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10128 | 212.831.1830

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DROP BY GOODWILL’S 23RD STREET & GREENWICH VILLAGE STORES FOR WINDOW SALES THIS WEEKEND

Come to the window sales at two of Goodwill’s downtown stores this weekend..

Goodwill 23rd Street Store Window Sales – Friday, September 13
220 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010 | 212.447.7270

The sale begins at 9 a.m., and is first-come, first-serve. Each customer is given a ticket in the order they enter the store. They may pick two window items to buy. When the purchase is made, they may rejoin the line to make another selection.

Goodwill Greenwich Village Store Window Sale – Saturday, September 14
44 West 8th Street, New York, NY 10011 | 212.477.7024

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