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Last-minute Halloween costume ideas from your closet

Despite the best of intentions, you might find yourself scrambling to dream up impressive last-minute Halloween costume ideas for a dress-up party or office celebration. No worries! Open your closet and get creative. Think black or white dress, jeans, flannel shirt. Easy! If you’re not loving what you have on hand, turn to thrift store […]

Explore plaid options that go beyond flannel

By Carly Fuller When you think of how to wear plaid clothing, you probably think of a comfy flannel, but plaid is so much more than your trusty fall go-to. Think outside your comfort zone a little and mix it up. Read on for more ways to wear plaid clothing this fall. Outfit one: top […]

5 last-minute Halloween costume ideas

The scramble has begun! If you put off getting a Halloween costume until now or you suddenly find yourself with a party invitation you weren’t expecting, don’t lower your expectations on what you can put together in a jiffy. Instead, look at our Halloween and fall board on Pinterest at pinterest.com/goodwillncw/Halloween-fall. Here are 5 creative […]

5 tips for building the best thrifted DIY Halloween costume

With some creativity and just a few bucks, you can create your own do-it-yourself Halloween costume that is sure to be the envy of the neighborhood, party or office. Plus, it will be a one-of-a-kind look that will save you money. How’s that for a rare treat! Here are five tips for putting together the […]

Carly the Goodwill thrifter’s Halloween costumes with black dress

With just one basic wardrobe staple, you can build several Halloween costumes. And who doesn’t love options! With a basic black dress, Carly the Goodwill thrifter created three DIY Halloween costumes. Witch: Accessorize with tights or leggings, wedge boots, broom and hat. Little Red Riding Hood: Accessorize with a red cloak, furry boots, wolf mask […]

Superhero Halloween costume ideas for kids, adults

Kids and adults who want to dress like a superhero this Halloween will be in good company. According to the National Retail Federation, action figures and superheroes were the No. 1 costume for children in 2017. Superheroes represented four of the top 10 costumes in 2017 for adults. So bring on your inner Superman, Batman, […]

Secondhand jeans for every occasion

Jeans are a staple in every woman’s closet. They pair with nearly everything and are the starting point for both casual and dressy outfits. A good pair of quality jeans doesn’t come cheap though, and that’s where thrifted jeans from secondhand shop become a great solution. You can look like a million bucks without having […]

Classic and creative DIY adult Halloween costumes

Let the good times roll in creative and classic DIY Halloween costumes for adults. Whether inspiration comes from the movies, books, pop culture or history, what you wear this Halloween is only limited by your sense of fun and imagination. Here’s how adults can play dress-up for the day with these six Halloween costume ideas. […]

How to wear leggings 3 ways

Leggings are everyone’s favorite, right? Just mention this awesome article of clothing and women melt. What’s not to love. Stretchy. Comfy. Trendy. However, there are some fashion dos and don’ts when it comes to how to wear leggings. So, what’s right and what’s wrong? As always, when it comes to style, there is no right […]

7 Halloween costumes ideas that are a treat for teens

When teens get into something, they REALLY get into something. Have them get into some good, clean fun with these seven do-it-yourself teen Halloween costume ideas that let them add their own creative touches. Pineapple: This is one Snapchat-worthy Halloween costume that is built around one key element — a yellow dress. Pair a yellow […]

6 classic Halloween costume ideas for kids

Some things never go out of style, and come Halloween season that means pirates and princesses and other favorites that never fail to make it to our porches come trick-or-treat time year after year. Here are six make-your-own classic costume ideas for kids. Robin Hood: Go wild with this costume of the heroic outlaw from […]

Fall fashion trends to copy now with second hand prices

As the sunny days of summer turn into the cooler days of fall, there’s one big question on our collective minds. What should we wear? This year fall fashion calls for shearling, ’80s styles, monochromatic red, plaid, novelty knits, oversized outerwear, lots of fringe, romantic floral prints, capes and more. “The fall 2018 runways have […]

We’ve got the Halloween costume help you need!

If you’re big into scaring up fun every Halloween with festive costumes, but ideas are scarce this year and you’ve already plowed your way through a bag of candy corn trying to come up with something new and different, you’ll be happy to know that help is here. Goodwill NCW has put together a 38-page […]

Score big with second hand fashion finds for game day

It’s our favorite time of the year as another football season kicks off. We’re ready to cheer on our home team in style with winning looks featuring second hand fashion that reflects our u-rah-rah spirit that never takes a break, even in the off-season. Our chic tailgate clothing picks and game day outfits work as […]

4 fall fashion trends to thrift

By Carly Fuller We tend to look forward to fall for all the pretty colors, the fun décor and pumpkin spice everything. Let’s be honest though, what we are really excited for is the fall fashion. We can say hello to our oversized sweaters and stretchy leggings. We can cozy up in our flannel and […]