Mark your calendar now: September 27 is National Scarf Day. No matter your style, there’s a scarf for you.
Amazing Goodwill Guest Blogs
As the weather shifts from sizzling to crisp, we thought it might be a good time to check with our staff and see what they’re recommending as customers take inventory of their seasonal garb. What’s in style this autumn? Let’s take a look:
‘Tis the season – warm and cozy season, that is! To ensure your space is full of fall flair, we asked our staff to give us some quick tips on fall décor. Check our recommendations below.
When Walt Kienzle walked into his local Goodwill Store & Donation Center in Bartlett, IL, he wasn’t searching for anything in particular. As a versatile collector and a frequent Goodwill shopper, he was used to perusing the store for unique items to add to his collection. Most of his finds are vintage, so when an old shellac record album caught his eye, he didn’t think much of it – at least not at first
We know we’re all still enjoying the warm summer weather, but with cooler weather just around the corner, now is the perfect time to start prepping your fall closet!
You’re not a boring person. You’re creative, unique, and expressive – but do your clothes reflect those qualities? Does your closet truly capture who you are now, or has it become a collection of pieces and statements about who you were? Whether we’ve outgrown our clothes figuratively or literally (hey, bodies change!) we all deserve a chance to reinvent or revitalize our personal style every now and again.
The dog days of summer are nearly over and we can’t wait for all things fall. Maybe it’s just us, but the trees seem prettier, the drinks tastier and the clothes that much cuter. Not to mention two of the very best holidays – Halloween and Thanksgiving – happen to take place during the fall season!
So you have a closet full of clothes – but nothing to wear. The problem may not be that you don’t have enough – it’s likely you have too many items to pick from.
If you have kids, you likely hear this several times a week, if not several times a day. But the next time they tell you they’re bored, give them an arts and crafts project with a twist. Instead of heading to your local crafts store to buy supplies, get creative with items you already have laying around the house.
Thrift culture thrives on diversity, intentional consumerism, and community. Finding one-of-a-kind wardrobe items and other hidden treasures is always a thrill, but there is much more to thrifting than savvy shopping. Thrifting has the potential to make a positive impact on your personal finances, your community, and even the planet.