About TriadGoodwill

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far TriadGoodwill has created 76 blog entries.

Goodwill Rock the Runway – Designer Cleo Faucette

When I first embarked on this journey with Goodwill Rock the Runway, I must admit I didn't know what to expect. I was first and foremost nerves because i would be competing with several students who younger designers in this arena.  I was also pretty nervous because I hadn't designed a couture piece in many years and wasn't sure if i still had my creative mind to do so. My first couple of visits to the Goodwill were ill shot, there were so many things to look through and pick from that it was overwhelming.  So, I decided to make [...]

By | 2015-02-13T14:12:41-05:00 February 12th, 2015|

Main Street Cake Shoppe

    Do you remember these fabulous sweet treats from last year?  Well we are all in luck!  Main Street Cake Shoppe from Burlington, NC is sponsoring Goodwill Rock the Runway again this year!  April Murray, the shoppe owner has always been extremely supportive of the community and we are so happy to have her on board as a partner again this year.  Q:  How did you get started with Main Street Cake Shoppe and what do you consider to be your specialties? A:  I've baked cakes since I was a little girl with my great grandmother on Sunday's after church.  [...]

By | 2015-02-10T15:06:58-05:00 February 10th, 2015|

Goodwill Rock the Runway – Designer Chloe Bacot

  Goodwill Rock the Runway is all about designers re-purposing clothing found in the Goodwill stores. If you want to hop on the vintage train but up-cycling clothing intimidates you, there are still a ton of things you can find at Goodwill as is. Here are a few of my favorite things I have collected from Goodwill over the years, and surprisingly a good number of designer labels!   Shoes I have found some great vintage heels like these Stuart Weitzman heels pictured…along with a number of Ferragamo flats from the 60s!   Jackets These are three of my favorite coats and [...]

By | 2015-02-10T14:27:17-05:00 February 10th, 2015|

Online Voting is Now Open!

  Rock the Runway online voting is NOW OPEN. Which designs are your favorite so far? Remember you can see each designer's six remaining looks the night of the show! VOTE HERE: -------->

By | 2015-01-20T17:39:31-05:00 January 20th, 2015|

Preparing the Royal Court

  Usually, I'm skeptical about letting other eyes peep at my sketches because it's like reading my journal (definitely no eyes allowed). I want to share this sketch, in particular, because I want to explain how my ideation for my theme for the fashion show came to be: For this year's Goodwill Rock the Runway show, my theme is "The Queen's Court " -  a fashionable homage to the Queen of Hearts from Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland similarly to Disney's "Alice in Wonderland." Before I decided on my theme, I was having designer's block (similar to the effect of writer's [...]

By | 2015-01-14T20:10:58-05:00 January 14th, 2015|