With a diverse range of retailers and suppliers providing a wide array of artisan food products, Union Market is every foodies heaven. Everything from gourmet coffee, specialty ice-cream, gelato, artisanal bread, baked goods, florists, delis, food stalls and much more are available here. A great place to pick up local products and souvenirs, Union Market is a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. While wandering around the huge warehouse, you may stumble across local artists displaying their work. While it is accessible via Metro, driving here is a better option, especially in the evenings.
A landmark in the city, the Eastern Market is a bustling marketplace where one can find everything from hats and scarves to decorations, photographs, poultry, produce, fruits and vegetables. A hub of activity, it is centered around a historical building that used to be the site of the old market. Today, the market has overflowed onto the roadside as well, with vendors displaying their goods to daily shoppers. On Saturdays, there are often events and cultural performances here along with a flourishing flea market.
Proper Topper is an incredibly chic boutique that carries classic and modern clothing and accessories. At this modern-day haberdashery, you will find gorgeous gift items, including amazing hats, exquisite handmade jewelry, lovely scarves, and unique gloves. There are also plenty of home accents like frames, candles, scents and a small collection of handmade cards.
Kramerbooks and Afterwords was the first to set up shop in Dupont Circle. This bookstore and cafe is always crowded, particularly on weekends when singles who would rather skip the bar scene flock to this surprising hot spot. Live music is an added feature of this cozy literary joint. The cafe is a full-service restaurant that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. The entrees are traditional American dishes, like chicken and lamb chops.
Chinatown is a neighborhood of the hustling and the bustling city of Washington, DC. From coffee houses to hole-in-the-wall restaurant to unique boutiques, you have it all in this place. After under-going major renovations in 2006, this district has become one of the hip and happening spots. Movie theaters and high-end shopping boutiques attracts young and chic crowd. True to its name, most of the businesses have Chinese signs and feature Chinese products. You can see the blend of tradition and modernity in this uber cool area.
Tysons Corner Center est le centre de commerce le plus grand dans la région métropolotaine DC. Le centre comprend six grandes enseignes, 230 magasins de spécialités, et plus de 30 restaurants. Ce n'est pas surprenant que Tysons a été nommé meilleure centre de commerce par la revue Washingtonian. Parmi les magasins que vous y trouverez il y a Nordstrom, Lord & Taylor, Bloomingdale's, Banana Republic, Guess, Brooks Brothers, Eddie Bauer, Abercrombie & Fitch, et Na Hoku. Allez-y et vous verrez la raison pour son popularité énorme.
Providing high-fashion at reasonable prices, the Buffalo Exchange is a chain store specializing in fashionable secondhand clothing and accessories. Available in a mix of sizes and styles, patrons will find everything from vintage clothing to high-end designer labels. Belts, jewelry, shoes and bags can also be bought here. If the great collection wasn't enough, the store is also known for its pocket-friendly prices and great deals on clothes. The next time you find yourself in the mood to go on a shopping spree, then you know where to be headed.
"Tiny Jewel Box" are the last words one would use to describe this store, which dubs itself “a Washington treasure.” It contains several floors, each devoted to particular merchandise. The top floor is reserved for customers with a private appointment. The jewelry here is exquisite and of the highest quality, as are the myriad crystal objects like the fragile vases and candlesticks. The exquisite antique and vintage jewelry is sure to make you sigh with longing. Among these classics find stunning creations by designers Paul Morelli and Alex Sepkus. Precious coffee mugs and children's sweaters are available too.
Bien que vous devez sonner à la porte avant d'entrer, il ne faut pas être intimidé par Betsy Fisher. Cette boutique lumineuse contient des vêtements et des accessoires créatifs pour la journée et pour le soir. Des belles robes, branchées ainsi qu'élégantes, sont la marque déposée de la boutique et sont étalées près de la porte. Betsy Fisher vend des articles uniques ainsi que des marques griffées tel Nicole Miller, Max and Co. et Easel. Si vous acheter quelque chose vous pouvez vous assurer que personne d'autre l'aura.
With more than 20 branches across the globe, Rochester Big & Tall has been serving patrons for nearly a century now. Like the name suggests, it caters only to plus-size clients, who have a problem finding the right size. Reputed brands like Levi's, Dockers and Ralph Lauren feature at this store, and accessories and shoes are also on offer. Whether it's lounge wear, smart casuals or a stylish suit you're after, you're sure to find it here. The quality and fitting of these products are their two biggest draws. If you are unsure of anything, seek advice from the friendly and knowledgeable staff.