STAFF REPORTS

At Goodwill in Brentwood on Sept. 19, shoppers will be able to “discover new strategies for assembling eye-catching outfits at bargain prices while browsing clothing and accessories,” according to a press release.

The event — called Style with a Purpose Meet-Up — will feature hand-picked outfits by 11 popular fashion experts.

The event is free and will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 6708 Nolensville Road, Brentwood.

More about the event:

Guests can enjoy interacting with the experts and get personalized advice to make shopping more fun and rewarding. They can also browse not only Goodwill’s shelves and garment racks but also merchandise especially selected by each blogger from area Goodwill stores to reflect their unique style or shopping strategies. Refreshments will be served, and door prizes will be given away.

Participating fashion experts include Akilah Skukura Moore, Alison Saylor, Ayanna Jahnee, Betsy Appleton, Elisabeth Donaldson, Elizabeth Sherwood, Kina Albritton, Lauren Coffman, Leah Ellzey, Shana Berkeley and Taylor Blanton.

Goodwill anticipates robust attendance at the event. An RSVP on Goodwill’s website at www.giveit2goodwill.org/style-meetup is requested but not required to attend.

All purchases of merchandise from Goodwill’s stores benefit the nonprofit’s mission of changing lives through education, training and employment.

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