If you take a look at the paper money in your pocket or purse, they all feature buildings in Washington, D.C. What better place to spend your hard earned cash? Throughout the district's neighborhoods, shoppers are bound to find a plethora of unique items and must-have pieces. On the D.C./ Maryland border, the Chevy Chase and Friendship Heights area combines high-end retail shops like Pottery Barn and Ann Taylor with budget friendly stores such as TJ Maxx. If vintage and eclectic are more your taste, check out Dupont Circle to find a number of boutiques, art galleries and used book shops. These shops are mixed in with well-known stores like LOFT and Brooks Brothers. U Street corridor is the best neighborhood to find home goods stores such as GoodWood and Miss Pixie's. Local boutiques and internationally known brand names including Coach and Michael Kors interact in Georgetown with more than 150 fashion specialty stores to chose from while walking the cobblestone streets. Penn Quarter and Capitol Hill blend name brands and independently owned businesses together. Where ever your shopping passion lies, Washington, D.C. provides ample opportunities to fill your shopping bags full of quality purchases.
Gina Gallucci White is an award winning freelance writer with articles appearing in such regional publications as Frederick Magazine, The Daily Record, Montgomery Magazine and The Gazette. She writes about a wide variety of subjects and holds a Bachelor's degree in journalism from West Virginia University. Gina has two kids, can tell the difference between Coke and... Read More