Fabulous Couture August 8, 2013

Couture designers from all over the world have made creations for Washington’s elite crowd, and you have the opportunity to hunt it down at estate sales. The options are endless for what you may find. Designers like Coco Chanel, Vera Wang, Gucci, Versace and Louis Vuitton have sought after some of the nation and world’s […]

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Faux vs. Real Fur February 13, 2013

Are you looking for the perfect fur? An estate sale is your haven, which a large variety of vintage furs to meet your needs. Though fur sales have been down in the past years, you are likely to find an amazing deal! Matching a fur with your outfit is the perfect transition from chic to […]

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A Wintry Mix November 19, 2012

Winter in DC – when it happens – can be brutal. The only way to fight through it is with the right gear! Jackets, scarves, hats, and mittens are expensive items but when you find them at estate sales you can save a lot of dough. When purchasing something like outerwear you want it to last and […]

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Always Be Prepared for the Holidays November 6, 2012

Get ready for the holidays by finding fine collector china or decorator items to enhance your holiday presentation. Some great examples are the perfect centerpiece for the Thanksgiving table, a vintage Johnson Brothers “Friendly Village” china set, or finding the perfect silver plate serving platter for your turkey. Estate sales are a one-stop-shop for finding […]

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Fendi, Fendi, Prada October 30, 2012

Where do you go when you want to find vintage clothing, the Salvation Army, Filene’s Basement, or Grandma’s closet? Estate sales can be the perfect place to find your new favorite sweater or that vintage Louis Vuitton tote that you have always wanted. The vast majority of people don’t think of going to estate sales […]

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Blinded by the Flowers? October 10, 2012

Buying furniture at an estate sale is a great adventure! Even though you know that the couch, chair or table that you are looking at there isn’t exactly the right color or pattern, these things can be fixed! Since the price for these items is usually great, certainly more affordable than buying them new, you […]

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Under Water Basket Weaving! September 25, 2012

Longaberger baskets are the cream of the crop of collector baskets and can be found at estate sales. If you have ever seen one of these exquisite maple wood woven baskets, you know that they are incredibly well-made and very expensive. Longaberger also produces pottery, wrought iron, and fabric accessories; this company has always been […]

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Antiques May 7, 2012

Estate sales are a great way to find antique treasures in your area. Instead of a road trip to try to find the coin or figurine to finish your collection, compete with fellow collectors at estate sales in the DC Area. Popular collector pieces are often sold at estate sales since the sales themselves often […]

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Find Hobby Gear April 25, 2012

Many people think they can do without basic household tools when they move to the city or they need to get the equipment for their latest hobby brand new, whether it is hiking, camping, scrap-booking or cooking. Estate sales are not just for those looking for antiques or a specific work of art; remember all […]

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