Glitter Sale

Upcoming Events: Fall 2017

 
by Andrew Lang, Seattle Goodwill
September 12, 2017
 

When the summer temperature drops and that cool, crisp fall air rolls in, we at Seattle Goodwill start getting excited. Color-changing leaves and the beginning of football season marks the beginning of a different season for us — Glitter and Halloween season. Some of our favorite holidays and most exciting events are coming up in the next few months. Here's a look at everything we have going on, and make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for holiday and event updates.

GLITTER GALA AND FASHION SHOW: November 4

This is our 10th annual Glitter Gala & Fashion Show—and we’re excited to gather with community and business leaders at our only fundraising event. Our theme this year is Universe of Potential, and all proceeds will support our wraparound services, which are critical to our students while they complete courses and work toward a better economic future for themselves.

There will be a cocktail hour featuring a prize raffle, silent auction, bling toss and also a pop-up shop. After cocktail hour, we’ll settle in for thematically inspired fine dining and the fashion show. Afterward, guests are encouraged to stick around for the after party, where guests can dance the night away and meet fashion show designers.

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HALLOWEEN

SHOP HALLOWEEN: In stores now!
Swing by one of our stores for all of your Halloween costume needs—from base pieces to alter and create something new—to ready-made costumes—and all the accessories and makeup you may need to create the perfect look.

DIY TOUR: October 7-22

Do you LOVE Halloween like we do, but don’t know where to get started when it comes to crafting that perfect costume? Or maybe you’re a costume pro but just want to add some more creative ideas to your repertoire. We’re here to help, and we’re coming your way! New this Halloween season is our DIY Tour, which will make stops during the weekends between October 7-22 in Seattle, Redmond, Silverdale, Capitol Hill, Monroe, Shoreline, Juanita, South Everett, Edmonds and Bellingham. Make sure to check-in on our social channels for updated information.

GIVEAWAYS: October 20-November 1
Tune into our social media channels on weekdays from October 20 – November 1 to enter to win a variety of local prize packages. As we get closer to the giveaways, we’ll release the list of prizes and giveaway days.

COSTUME CONTEST: October 17-November 2
Submit a photo of you or your child in this year’s Halloween costume for a chance to win some awesome prizes! In past years we’ve had prizes like tickets to a Seahawks game, Deck the Hall Ball, or other local big-name concerts!

Stay tuned on our blog and social media channels like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for contest and giveaway details—as well as costume inspiration and DIYs! Use #GoodwillHLWN to show off your costume progress on social media!

Goodwill Halloween >>

GLITTER SALE

GLITTER SALE PREVIEW SHOP
Curious when the Preview Shop Sale is happening? Want to know where, when and how to get tickets? RSVP to our Glitter Sale Facebook Event.

GLITTER SALE: November 11-12 
This is our biggest, best, brightest and arguably most fun sale of the year. Shoppers come from all over the country to shop for eveningwear, purses, shoes, jewelry, designer labels and vintage fashion in this two-day shopping event. Tune into our blog and Facebook Event Page for previews, tips and information about the Glitter Sale Preview Shop event! Use #GlitterSale to share your finds—and see finds from others.

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THANKSGIVING: November 23
Our stores, donation sites, job training and education centers and administrative offices close each year on Thanksgiving so our staff can enjoy the holiday with their loved ones.

AFTER THANKSGIVING SALE: November 24
Stay tuned on our Sales & Events calendar for store hours and details on our After Thanksgiving Sale!

Sales & Events Calendar >>

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Glitter Sale 2016: The Best of the Rest!

 
by Katherine Boury, Seattle Goodwill
November 4, 2016
 

It is finally here—this weekend you can finally shop the Glitter Sale!

Proceeds from the sale benefit our free job training and education programs.  Last year Goodwill helped more than 9,700 people—all the more reason to shop.

Here are a few more of the amazing finds you can purchase at the sale. We hope to see you there!

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter using @SeattleGoodwill and post photos of your amazing glitter finds at this year's sale using the hashtag #GlitterSale.

Purple Party DressBlack Party DressWhite Sequin DressBow EarringsBeetle BroochBlue Gemstone Gold EarringsChloe HandbagDVF Wrap DressKate Spade DressSt. Johns BlazerTory Burch TopFrye BootsMen's AttireChristian Dior

Photos by Bret Doss

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Glitter Sale 2016: Celebrate the craftsmanship of Coach!

 
by Katherine Boury, Seattle Goodwill
November 3, 2016
 

Coach is a popular brand for handbags, shoes and other accessories especially here in the Northwest. There will be a variety of pieces for sale this weekend at the annual Glitter Sale. Find your perfect Coach luxury handbag or lifestyle accessories—check out some of the Coach items for sale! The proceeds from the sale will benefit free job training and education

There will be many other designer, vintage, and unique one-of-a-kind items clothing and accessories for sale.   Designer pieces include names such as Burberry, Prada, DVF, Kate Spade, Dooney & Bourke, Marc Jacobs, Betsy Johnson, Michael Kors and more. 

You can follow Seattle Goodwill’s Facebook page or blog for more details and previews of items for sale on November 5 and 6.

 

Photos by Bret Doss.

 

 

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Glitter Sale 2016: Shopping Tips

 
by Katherine Boury, Seattle Goodwill
November 2, 2016
 

The Glitter Sale is almost here!  So get ready to shop for cocktail and evening dresses, designer pieces along with amazing accessories and unique vintage items this weekend, November 5 and 6. There is also a selection of formal wear and designer clothes for men. Here is what you need to know before the doors open at 9:00 am!

  • Admission to the sale is free and the sale is located at our Seattle store.
  • Everyone gets a number! This year we will be repeating, on both sale days, our numbering system so that customers do not need to stand in line for prolonged periods of time. Everyone attending the sale this year gets a numbered wristband. Wristbands will be handed out to people in line for the sale around 7:00 each morning. If you arrive after 8:30 am, please go to the Glitter Sale table outside the store to get your number. The number on your wristband acts as your entrance to the sale and your number to access the jewelry counter. Frequent announcements will be made over our PA system. Or sign up for text messaging, then grab a cup of coffee or lunch, and we will text you when your number is called.
  • Customers can also sign up to receive text messages to track what number is being served. Please text keyword "Goodwill123" to 91011.
  • Limited parking is available in Goodwill’s lot and on the street.
  • Racks will be restocked throughout the weekend, so don't worry if you're not the first through the door!
  • Exchanges and returns on everything except jewelry can be made within seven days of purchase at any Seattle Goodwill store, excluding Goodwill Outlets. You will need the original receipt, and original tags need to be attached to the merchandise. All sales on jewelry are final and are not eligible for exchange. Each piece of jewelry is unique in material and style so there is not a way to verify that it is the original piece with the Goodwill tag.
  • Wear a leotard, swimsuit or leggings to try on clothes since there are no dressing rooms. Because our shoppers include adult men, women, and children we discourage undressing to less than a slip.
  • Bring a friend who will give you honest feedback—shoppers will vastly outnumber the mirrors!
  • Pick up a blue mesh shopping bag when you arrive. (Shopping carts are not allowed in the Glitter Sale room.)
  • Follow us on social media and post photos of your great glitter finds at this year's sale using the hashtag #glittersale.
  • Bring water and snacks. There will also be a variety of food trucks on site that will also have food and drinks for purchase.
  • Wear layers since it may be cold outside while the Glitter Sale room can be quite warm.

After you exit the sale or while you wait for your number, there’s still lots more shopping to enjoy within the rest of the store.

Proceeds from the sale benefit our free job training and education programs.  Last year Goodwill helped more than 9,700 people—all the more reason to shop!  Here are a few of the items that will be on sale this weekend.

Visit our Facebook event for early access to previews!

Photos by Bret Doss

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Glitter Sale 2016: Spotlight on Designers

 
by Katherine Boury, Seattle Goodwill
November 1, 2016
 

"Fashions fade, style is eternal." —Yves Saint Laurent

Fashion is ever-changing, but style is something much more personal. It is something you create and decide what works for you. The annual Glitter Sale at Goodwill includes many designer brands that can enhance your personal style—see the preview below!

Your purchases at the Glitter Sale help fund our free job training and education programs for people most in need. Last year, Seattle Goodwill was able to serve over 9,700 with free job training and education and placed 1,400 people in jobs.

You can follow Seattle Goodwill’s Facebook page or blog for more details and previews of items for sale on November 5 and 6.

Christian Dior EarringsBurberry PeacoatBurberry CoatMarc Jacobs PurseMichael Kors DressSaint John TopMarc Jacobx PurseMarc Jacobs Navy DressSaint John TopTiffany Ring

RSVP to our Glitter Gala Facebook Event for previews, giveaways, and to ask any questions you may have! RSVP here: http://bit.ly/GlitterSale16 

Photos by Bret Doss

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