Heading to the capital for a long weekend? While you’re likely planning to visit the National Mall and Lincoln Memorial before stopping over at Rose’s Luxury for dinner, you should probably save some time to squeeze a little shopping in. There are some seriously cool stores scattered through the city that deserve a visit.
No matter what you’re on the hunt for, there’s a place to check out. From a luxury boutique that stocks cool brands like Altuzarra and Public School to a store with up-and-coming labels like Loq and Ganni to a vintage store with pieces from Louis Vuitton and Gucci to a sneaker boutique nestled within a Taiwanese restaurant, there are more than a few spots that are fashion girl–approved. Want to see which places made our list?
Keep reading to discover seven D.C. shopping spots to visit on your next trip to the capital.
Without a doubt, Relish lives up to its renowned reputation as a luxury specialty boutique. Owner Nancy Pearlstein opened up her Georgetown location to fill her racks with quality, distinctive high-end clothing. Picture a light, airy, multilevel space complemented by sophisticated brands like Altuzarra, Lemaire, and Public School.
Shopping at Lynn Louisa is exceptionally refreshing. The on-trend selection makes the boutique a one-stop shop for clothing, accessories, jewelry, and more. You are guaranteed to peruse through racks full of the latest must-have pieces. Be sure to check out cool designers like Loq and Ganni.
Calling all shoe lovers! Located in Georgetown’s historic district, Hu's Shoes was founded by Marlene Hu Aldaba, who prides herself on her creative and luxurious shoe selection. From Céline to Isabel Marant, you probably won't walk in without at least trying something on.
Maketto is a sneakerhead's dream. The spot is home to a top-rated Taiwanese restaurant, coffee bar, and sneaker boutique. Its lust-worthy sneaker selection includes popular designer brands as well as under-the-radar labels.
Founded in 2006, Redeem specializes in international and local designers with a modern angle. While there is an evident minimalistic atmosphere, the owners maintain an upscale and edgy vibe.
Current Boutique offers chic designer pieces at consignment prices. The founders firmly believe in a revolving wardrobe where you can rely on a high-quality secondhand selection. As they say at Current Boutique, "one woman's very expensive purchase is waiting to be your major score!" You'll find luxury designers like Louis Vuitton, Balenciaga, and Gucci mixed in contemporary pieces from Diane von Furstenberg and Joie.
Located in the heart of Old Town, Bishop Boutique caters to the tailored and classic customer. From avant-garde to fresh off the runway, the seasonal merchandise will keep you stylish all year long.
Go on to shop for the perfect pair of jeans for your next shopping excursion.
These pants satisfy a summer trend and your wallet.
Throw on a simple cashmere sweater with these.
Light-wash denim is the best way to pull off the vintage look.
High-waisted jeans are a universally flattering style.
We love the unfinished hem.
Fashion girls can't stop wearing this cut.
Pack these for your next vacation.
These hug in all the right places.
Wear a simple pair of sneakers with this style.
For your next dinner date.
Nothing is more comfortable than broken-in denim.
A pair of vintage-inspired jeans is the best staple to kick-start your look.
Opt for a distressed pair.
The perfect-fitting jeans are the ultimate investment.