Category: Podcast Episodes

Finding Your Good Podcast: Staged for Success

We know you’ll chair-ish these tips and tricks for years to come. On this podcast episode, Staged for Success, three professional DC-area interior stylists and home stagers share details about the items that one MUST bring to Goodwill for optimal thrift shopping success, information on why home décor thrifting in the nation’s capital is the best of the best, and tips for styling a room using quirky, brain-teasing accent pieces.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: Wash, Rinse, Repeat!

Sweater bumps, toxic laundry detergent, the fear of mending socks, and organic cotton’s dark side: In this episode, Sarah sits down with a panel of local fashion, home organization and clothing repair experts to explore why sustainable style doesn’t just apply to what we buy, it’s about what we know about our favorite clothing pieces and how we take care of them so that they last the test of time.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: Tailoring Your Style

No matter who you are, personal style is shaped by confidence-boosting clothing that you love. Tailoring can be a key tool in achieving your desired individual aesthetic.

On this episode, we’re joined by Casey Sibley of Pattern Scout and Burrell Brown of StreetSmart Tailoring to discuss why thrifters need tailoring to transform secondhand finds into long-lasting wardrobe staples that will leave one feeling good, without breaking the bank. Alterations are truly worth the investment.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: Getting to Know Chelsey Carter – Thrifting, Competing on Project Runway, and Sustainability in Fashion School

Do they teach you the importance of secondhand and upcycling in fashion school? What’s it like to thrift and use DIY skills while competing on Bravo’s, Project Runway? Chelsey Carter, Founder/CEO at Alex Carter, is the go-to expert to answer these unique questions.
On this episode of Finding Your Good, Chelsey shares her thrift story, explores what it’s like to upcycle a two-piece look for Karlie Kloss using Goodwill denim, and provides insight into fashion school’s emphasis on sustainability.

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Finding Your Good Podcast: All Things Authentication

A week after listening to this chat, we were able to thrift a REAL 70’s Gucci bag for $6! Now we know what to look for when seeking vintage designer bags at Goodwill. Alison, Jason and Joelle dive into all things authentication, designer and vintage. They break down how to authenticate thrifted designer fashions, methods of dating luxury vintage pieces, and ways to value hard-to-find secondhand treasures. May this episode be your pocket designer authentication guide!

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