Okay, so Washington, D.C., may not top the list of fashion destinations if you're traveling the U.S., but that doesn't mean the nation's capital doesn't have something to offer. Planning to make a stop in D.C. anytime soon? We recommend you check out a few of the city's secondhand shops to pick out a little souvenir. While vintage shopping may not count as a typical tourist activity, it's a chance to find a little something you couldn't get anywhere else.
Whether it's a '60s-era vintage dress, a pair of retro sunglasses, or a gently-used Céline bag, you'll find it at one of these hidden gems in Washington, D.C. Just be sure you have room in your suitcase to bring it back with you. Curious to see which spots are on our radar? Read on for five vintage and consignment spots to stop at in D.C.!
This vintage and modern clothing destination sits in heart of Washington, D.C., making it an easy spot to pop by for a quick visit. The draw: It curates a quality selection of everything from Chanel to Missoni, so anyone with an eye for designer is sure to find something.
Reddz Trading is a local favorite, with two locations across the greater D.C. area.Expect to find everything from current trends to high-end designers.
Spending a day shopping in Georgetown? You'll want to stop by Ella-Rue, a high-end consignment shop that's brimming with hidden gems.
MINT CONDITION CONSIGNMENT
Located in the colonial-meets-Victorian Old Town, Mint Condition is a favorite among in-the-know locals. If you've been looking for a throwback Louis Vuitton bag, this is the place for you.
If quirky-cool vintage is your signature, this is the place to stop at during your time in D.C. Since 1992, Meeps has been a spot devoted to unexpected styles from the '60s and beyond.
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