After a week of packed plans, I was relieved as soon as I walked into the Bowie, MD store during the morning of our monthly Meetup on 8/18. Whenever I walk into a Goodwill, I always feel a sense of relaxation, knowing that I’m in my sanctuary of good deals and great style.

I think a lot of Meetup attendees felt this way on Saturday. I couldn’t help feel the goodwill with over 30 smiling faces ready to score some one-of-a-kind finds.

This Meetup marked one of the last for this summer. We actually had our first Meetup of the year at Bowie, so it was great to shop there again!

Meetup shopper poses with Michael Kors handbag found at Bowie Goodwill
Just like our previous events, this Meetup was filled with fun, good eats, and notable name brands.

racks of purses at the Bowie, MD Goodwill
designer men's shoes found at the Bowie, MD Goodwill
I spotted countless designer items on the racks at Bowie…and many shoppers did too!
Carolyn's friend Nicole finds a black dress by Vince for $5 at the Bowie, MD Goodwill
My good friend Nicole found a black designer Vince dress for $5!
antique chair found at Bowie, MD Goodwill
Not only were there fashion finds galore, but housewares and appliances also reigned supreme in this store.
space heater found at Bowie, MD Goodwill
One lovely Meetup shopper found a space heater for $7.99! These babies cost at least $100 at Target! Talk about A FIND!
Carolyn poses with a vintage skirt found at the Bowie, MD Goodwill
Bowie, MD Goodwill jewelry case
vintage look dress found at the Bowie, MD Goodwill

As always, you know I spotted vintage throughout my shopping journey. Jewelry, dresses, skirts…you name it, it was in my cart.

Platform sandals by XOXO found at Bowie, MD Goodwill
Can we also just take a moment to appreciate these two finds? The first one is a pair of chunky platform sandals by XOXO. I honestly would’ve paid full price for these because I love them so much. This perfect pair of shoes would tie any ensemble into a cohesive powerful look.
Meetup shopper's cart full of purses
I also can’t get enough of this handbag haul from another frequent Meetup attendee. On top of her impressive new collection, she placed my favorite find of hers at the very top: a vinyl bold lips purse. It reminds me of Betsey Johnson without the high price tag. In fact, it was under $5! Honestly, I wish I had found it first. 🙂

Meetup shopper poses with a blouse at the Bowie, MD Goodwill

Gladys Knight record found at Bowie, MD Goodwill
meetup shopper wearing Ray Ban sunglasses found at Bowie, MD Goodwill
As always, Meetup attendees left with carts full of treasures and name brand finds. Literally, every single attendee left with at least one big bag of items.
Carolyn poses for a photo with two meetup shoppers at the Bowie, MD Goodwill
It’s such a pleasure to meet like-minded individuals who love fashion and know how to shop smart. There’s nothing better than shopping for a great cause that provides job opportunities in my community.
Come to our next Meetup at Richmond Highway if you couldn’t make it to this one! Sign-up for our Meetup group! <3