Bringing Classy Back

Sure, all we’re thinking about now is the perfect party dress. Christmas and Hanukkah are over (and so is Kwanza, almost), New Year’s Eve is almost here, and most of us are shopping for brilliant, sparkling bling and assessing our shoe collection to see if, maybe this year, we finally own something that’s glamorous and … Continue reading Bringing Classy Back

A Lesson This Festive Season

This time of the year can be very festive but for many it can also be one of sadness. As we are bombarded with images of family and home for the holidays, there are many people whom don’t have that. So as we shop around for everyone on our list and run to get presents, … Continue reading A Lesson This Festive Season

Black, Gold and Brilliant

With the holidays in full swing, it’s time to get fancy. And there’s no more classic or classier a combination for your holiday party wardrobe than basic, but all-around-flattering black with a bit of metallic sparkle. That’s why these shoes – spotted recently at my local Goodwill shop – are so spot on for this … Continue reading Black, Gold and Brilliant

FINAL Holiday and Window Sales for 2014!

Friday, December 26 everything in-store is 25% off! Be ahead of the game for next year! Friday, December 26 through Sunday January 4 all Christmas items are 75% off. Window Sale General Rules: Tickets are distributed to customers in line, first come-first serve  Customers may enter the store in numerical order once the doors open … Continue reading FINAL Holiday and Window Sales for 2014!

Seasons Greetings from Goodwill!

Goodwill Gems is on holiday break this week but will be back next Wednesday. Here at Goodwill, we are all one big family and all of our followers, readers, shoppers, volunteers and donors are part of our family as well. We wish you all a happy and safe holiday season. Check out our video card … Continue reading Seasons Greetings from Goodwill!

Store Holiday Hours and New 2015 Hours

HOLIDAY HOURS Wednesday, December 24: 10am - 6pm Thursday, December 25: CLOSED Wednesday, December 31: 10am - 6pm Thursday, January 1: 11am - 6pm *Above hours include the Van Dam Outlet in Queens* _______________ NEW 2015 HOURS Monday through Wednesday: 9am - 8pm Thursday through Saturday: 9am - 9pm Sunday: 10am - 8pm *Elmwood Park … Continue reading Store Holiday Hours and New 2015 Hours

Weekend Window Sales 12/19 – 12/20

Window Sale General Rules: Tickets are distributed to customers in line, first come-first serve  Customers may enter the store in numerical order once the doors open to the public Customers may purchase a limited number of window items, check each store for specific details After selecting their window items, customers may shop for other items … Continue reading Weekend Window Sales 12/19 – 12/20

Bringing Classy Back

This week, I’m channeling some classic, French-inspired style. With the holidays almost here and the complete craziness of the season in full swing, I’m resorting to my classiest – but most seriously simple – go-to fashion combination. Black and white everything. You really can never go wrong with this utterly timeless pairing, which is why … Continue reading Bringing Classy Back

PlanetBrandee LIVE from Rockefeller Center!

hol·i·day ˈhäləˌdā/ noun 1. a day of festivity or recreation when no work is done. "December 25 is an official public holiday" synonyms: day of observance, festival, feast day, fête, fiesta, celebration, anniversary, jubilee; More verb BRITISH 1. spend a holiday in a specified place. "she is holidaying in New York freakin’ City" Live from Rockefeller Center, I’m in a bit of a holly … Continue reading PlanetBrandee LIVE from Rockefeller Center!

Scavenger Hunt Ends THIS SUNDAY!

This is the final weekend of the Goodwill Hunting Scavenger Hunt - ending this Sunday at midnight! There is still plenty of time to enter or to finish finding your items. Why not grab a group of friends and make an adventure out of it (plus that would put you in the running for the … Continue reading Scavenger Hunt Ends THIS SUNDAY!