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Happy New Moon and International Goddess Day!

Happy New Moon in Taurus and International Goddess Day! For those of you from all over the world who are reading my post, please send love, healing, and light to all those wonderful and amazing goddesses in your life. Celebrate their strength, their spirits, and their hearts! Join me in welcoming the arrival of Spring, my favorite season. This is the season of rebirth and transformation. Let us all sing…
polishedbytuanh
May 15, 2018
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Still Mad About Men?

Model Jen and Alex in Goodwill Vintage Now that Mad Men is ending and I know some of you fans out there are very sad, but I thought you would appreciate the looks in this post. They are a mixture of vintage dresses that we found at our local Washington DC Goodwill store and our goddess version of Mad Men inspiration. Have you put away your Winter clothes yet? For…
polishedbytuanh
May 22, 2015
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Polish Your Space With Goodwill Treasures

Goodwill Before and after Polished by tu-anh Part of my life's mission is not only to bring beauty, sensuality, love, and inspiration from around the world to those around me, but at the same time to be socially responsible while doing so.  One of the ways I give back to the community is by furnishing and decorating our goddess sanctuary with used furniture from Goodwill of Greater Washington.  Goodwill has…
polishedbytuanh
April 16, 2015
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What is tu-anh boutique?

With tu-anh boutique now open to the public, and some of you may be wondering what is is all about. Here's a short clip from this year's Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show that I directed showing CEO, Catherine Meloy interviewing me about my vision behind the boutique. Enjoy and if you are wondering about my police officer outfit, the theme was LET'S GET TO WORK.  So I was an officer making sure that everyone followed the…
polishedbytuanh
November 10, 2014
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Through the Eyes of Frank Nguyen

Glamorous maids. Earlier this week, you saw the Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show photos from Brian Rayford. Here are some amazing shots from my father. Now you know where I inherited my photography skills from. I actually love the photos and I am not just saying that because he is my father. :) See the rest of the album on my Facebook page by clicking here. Kisses...tu-anh (more…)
polishedbytuanh
September 27, 2014
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Thank You, Brian Rayford!

Bags and shoes were also pulled from the Goodwill retail stores. Here are the first round of photos from the Fashion of Goodwill Runway show last week taken by Brian Rayford. There were several great shots, but below are some of my favorites. You can view more photos from Brian by clicking here.  Also, in case you missed it, DC Hot Spots also shared a photo album of the event that you can view…
polishedbytuanh
September 24, 2014
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Watch Me Live On Fox News This Morning

Click the image to view last year's Fox 5 News interview Last year, Fox News had fun covering the behind-the-scenes footage of the Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show, and I just found out that Holly Morris will be here again today to join us before the big event this evening. Tune in this morning on Fox 5 News for some behind-the-scenes fun as I talk about tonight's event and the inspiration behind it. For…
polishedbytuanh
September 17, 2014
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Let Me Kiss You

Let Me Kiss You, don't you just love the title of this song? I am finalizing the soundtrack for next week's Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show this weekend. You have heard some of my choices so far. Below are some more that I know you will love.  By the way, did I tell you that tu-anh Boutique will also have personalized soundtracks? I will be working with DJ Heather Femia on that. (more…)
polishedbytuanh
September 12, 2014
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Which Artist Will Open Up The Show?

I have shared with you in my previous posts how music is a big part of my inspiration, so I am excited to share with you my music direction for the Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show this year. Below are some of my all-time favorite songs. I'm still deciding which one will open up the show. What do you think? Oh by the way, did I tell you that my blog readers get…
polishedbytuanh
September 10, 2014
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Behind-the-Scenes of September 17, Part Two

Julianne and Leigh styling male model Preston Following my post from last week, below are some behind-the-scene shots from our model fittings this past weekend for the Fashion of Goodwill Runway Show.  As you can see, we will be featuring some great Menswear pieces this year. Remember, all of the clothing featured in the show will be available for purchase immediately after. I will be there to help style you, too! See you then!…
polishedbytuanh
September 8, 2014
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How Do You Dress For Work?

Although I do not wear real fur that often, I do feel very luxurious in them. With the Goodwill Annual Runway Show that Polished by tu-anh is styling right around the corner, I thought you might want to have a little sneak preview of the fittings we did last weekend. (We will also have another one coming up this weekend with the rest of the models so stay tuned!) Because this year's theme…
polishedbytuanh
September 3, 2014