Shopping in Washington, D.C.

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Though not always known as a shopping mecca, these days DC offers all manner of great and unique boutiques, from upscale designer clothing to quirky ... Read More

Though not always known as a shopping mecca, these days DC offers all manner of great and unique boutiques, from upscale designer clothing to quirky gifts and artisanal homewares.

Among the best shopping in Washington, DC, there’s the newly rebuilt Eastern Market in the Capitol Hill neighborhood, a marketplace that spans vintage finds, home goods, jewelry and crafts, and gourmet food. A recent addition to downtown, CenterCity DC attracts upscale shoppers fond of luxury clothing labels.

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  • Big Planet Comics

    With four locations in the DC area, Big Planet Comics is the region's place to go for comic books. They’ve got children’s, manga, and alternative, as... Read More

  • CityCenter DC

    New to the downtown neighborhood, CenterCity DC is an upscale retail development already attracting crowds of shoppers to its collection of stores. Here... Read More

  • Current Boutique

    Get your designer fix at consignment prices at Current Boutique, a popular regional store on 14th Street NW. Current Boutique carries quality label... Read More

  • Dawn Price Baby

    With a few locations around the DC area, Dawn Price Baby is a reliable stop for baby gifts, clothing, toys, and more. They offer cribs, strollers, car... Read More

  • Eastern Market

    Whether you’re shopping for groceries, original works of art, or antique collectibles, Capitol Hill’s Eastern Market is the place to go. Peruse the food... Read More

  • Home Rule

    Filled with quirky housewares, kitchen supplies, and home decor, Home Rule is the perfect place for buying a unique gift—especially if you’re looking... Read More

  • Labyrinth

    On Capitol Hill, Labyrinth is the stop for all your game and puzzle needs. They’ve got board games, card games, chess sets, role-playing games, maze... Read More

  • Maine Avenue Fish Market

    Open since 1805, the Maine Avenue Fish Market is something of a local landmark. The market comprises more than 10 seafood vendors selling crabs, oysters... Read More

  • Maketto

    Maketto acts as restaurant, retail store, coffee shop, and bakery all at once, and it does it all exceedingly well. The restaurant serves Cambodian... Read More

  • Meeps

    Meeps vintage clothing store has been a local favorite for more than 20 years, focusing on clothing styles from the 1960s forward, as well as bags,... Read More

  • Miss Pixie's

    Miss Pixie’s is a perfect spot for a treasure hunt in DC. This vintage home furnishings boutique is spacious and chockablock with “shabby chic” couches,... Read More

  • Politics & Prose

    Politics & Prose is DC’s most beloved independent bookstore, known for its thought-provoking author talks and for cultivating a local literary... Read More

  • Relish

    One of Georgetown’s best shops is located down Cady’s Alley, a tucked-away lane of high-end stores. Relish sells women’s clothing, shoes, and... Read More

  • Salt & Sundry

    Candles that smell of blue spruce and spearmint. Stainless steel bendy straws. Small-batch tonic, barrel-aged maple syrup, and handcrafted dining... Read More

  • Second Time Around

    The Georgetown location of small boutique chain Second Time Around has a devoted local following for its consigned contemporary designer clothing.... Read More

  • Tiny Jewel Box

    Tiny Jewel Box has been a family-run jewelry business in Washington for more than 80 years, and it remains an essential shopping destination for... Read More

  • Union Market

    Union Market is part of a trendy new generation of food halls combining access to local produce with market space for local artisans and chefs. You can... Read More

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