Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Well hello there, Autumn! It's sweater weather again - and of course, our stores are full of warm n' cozy pullovers. But let's say you're all set on the traditional argyle front - what else can you do with these comfy finds? We know just the thing... This week’s GoodwillNyNj and BurdaStyle’s Boutique You project: custom-made, one-of-a-kind, … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Hello, Autumn weather! It's time to trade in the summer tees and pull out the cardigans, whether you find them in your closet or in your local Goodwill. While you're at it, though, why not turn the creativity factor up a notch. How? With the latest GoodwillNyNj & BurdaStyle Boutique You project: the Fabric Carnation. This project … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

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 … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

It's hot (really hot), and we only have so many outfits we're willing to wear in this heat. For gals, we're sticking with gauzy tops and skirts; for guys, it's lightweight tees with shorts - all found at Goodwill for cheap, of course. But how can we still rock our personal style with such (relatively) … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Want to play dress up? We've been reading The New York Times' Style Section (love it!) & guess which one of our favorite dress-up underdogs is finally getting some attention: the bow tie! This simple pattern by BurdaStyle gives you all the know-how you'll need to be a Dapper Dan (or Dana) at your next soiree. … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Want to liven up that apartment now that Mom's come, gone, and mailed you intricate notes on design elements she'd change? Well, rest your worried head right here, baby child. Introducing... the Sabine pillow! This simple pattern by BurdaStyle lays out the pillow process step-by-step. Of course, the part we like most comes before the … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Summer is back - and so is Boutique You! Show that weather what hot really is with the easy-peasy short-sleeved Anda Dress. Isn't she a beaut'?  There's nothing simpler than the  Anda dress - and with Goodwill's endless fabric options, you can make a million and still be 100% one-of-a-kind. Rethink silk sheets, gauzy drapes … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Shoestring Magazine

While Tuesdays are normally Boutique You days, today we have good reason to switch things up a little... Shoestring Magazine published a piece on A Good Look by GoodwillNyNJ! Here's a little excerpt of the article for you: Goodwill of New York and New Jersey has 38 stores, each filled with brand-name fashion, housewares, and jewelry. … Continue reading Shoestring Magazine

Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Remember that perfect-fit unisex t-shirt BurdaStyle showed us how to make last week? Well, this week, Boutique You is all about adding the feminine touch with frugal thrift finds - and creating the perfect Earth Day gift for the ladies: The Flower Brooch, Hair Clip or Corsage... What better way to celebrate Earth Day than … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You

Last week, we tapped BurdaStyle's masterminds to show how you can use common Goodwill finds to a create a one-of-a-kind boutique-y piece. This week, we're still riding the Inspiration Express to Boutique You. Next stop? The Pete T-Shirt... By now you know you can find incredibly ready-to-wear deals at Goodwill. You're also learning you can create some … Continue reading Goodwill and BurdaStyle: Boutique You