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Washington is quickly becoming a fashion capital in its own right, and the city features a number of local and national boutiques that are ideal destinations for luxury shoppers and style hunters alike.
National boutiques in the Washington, D.C. area include standard department stores like Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, and Barney’s Co-Op as well as standalone stores including Chanel, Gucci, Bottega Venetta, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Armani, Ralph Lauren, Brooks Brothers, Max Mara, Zegna, Rag & Bone and many more.
In terms of standalone boutiques, stylish Washingtonians most often head to Georgetown to shop at boutiques like Hu’s Wear, Relish, Intermix, Cusp , Wink, Urban Chic, Sherman Pickey and others. Other popular boutiques in the D.C. area include Saks Jandel, Rizik’s and Muleh.
Other notable shopping areas include Friendship Heights (the strip of Wisconsin Avenue stretching upwards into Chevy Chase is often called the Rodeo Drive of the East Coast for its high-end stores), Tyson’s Corner, Va. (the largest shopping mall in the tri-state area), and the boutiques along 14th Street in Logan Circle.