D.C.’s cosmopolitan residents know style, and the local stores and boutiques supply elegant yet creative clothes and goods. Dupont Circle and The St. Gregory Hotel places you amidst the city’s best shops:
The District Wharf along the Potomac River Southwest Waterfront offers a range of shops from boutiques to brands and home decor to bookstores. The Wharf has plenty of activities too, with an evolving list of events, a variety of restaurants for dining and an extended list of fitness options.
735 Water St S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20024
This contemporary, family-owned boutique chain brings crafty yet elegant jewelry and accessories to our bustling little nook of Dupont Circle. From delicate necklaces to vibrant multicolored handmade Hipanema bracelets to chic hats, there are plenty of gift options for loved ones (or for yourself!).
1601 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20009
Hu’s carries footwear by designers like Saint Laurent, Alexander Wang and Alberto Fermani in an elegant boutique on Georgetown’s historic M Street, the hub for high-end shopping in Washington. One block away, partner shop Hu’s Wear sells chic ready-to-wear women’s clothing sourced from Milan, Paris and New York.
3005 M St NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
The Proper Topper has everything you need and everything you don’t need but want! From cool Etsy-worthy D.C.-themed t-shirts and District-shaped cheese board that locals love to seasonal home décor and kitschy books, this store is the perfect place to browse. Of course Proper Topper has an awe-inspiring array of hats to try on!
1350 Connecticut Avenue NW
If you enjoy wandering shelves of rare and used books looking for hidden gems and rare manuscripts, check out Second Story off of Dupont Circle. Around since the early 1970s, Second Story is one of the world’s largest secondhand bookstores and is sure to intrigue book geeks and causal readers alike.
2000 P Street NW
Featuring more than 30 retailers and world-class shops, CenterCityDC is a one stop destination for high class shopping. From Burberry and Louis Vutton to Sky Valet Shoes, you’ll find everything your closet has been missing. Stick around for numerous dining options including Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House and Momofuku.
10th & H St NW
Washington, DC 20001
An indie bookstore that features wine tastings and author readings? You can find that at Kramer’s in DuPont Circle. Find new and noteworthy books or pick up a classic and hop over to the attached cafe for some R&R after a long day of exploring.
1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
Before you leave DuPont Circle stop by Tabletop where you’ll find the best souvenirs and gifts. Featuring home decor and accessories, boutique jewelry and funky trinkets, Tabletop is a great stop for a last minute gift.
1608 20th street nw
Washington, D.C. 20009
Foundry is located in a historic carriage house in the H Street cooridor and is inspired by the flea markets of Paris. For home decor, vintage clothing and accessories and design services, look no further than Foundry.
1522 U Street N.W.
Washington D.C. 20001
An independent women’s clothing boutique, Lettie Gooch features a mix of emerging designer clothing and eclectic fashion finds in a fun environment.
1921 8th St, N.W. Suite 110
Washington, D.C. 20001