Shop Local….Dammit! Why not???
The Metropolitan area is saturated with awesome local specialty shopping…from consignment shops to artisan markets.
I have compiled a list of a few of my favorites for local shopping. I’m claiming it as my civic shopping duty.
1. Twice As Nice Consignment
7943 Central Ave., Capital Heights, Md20743
Tues- Fri 1pm- 8pm Sat 11am-5pm Sun/Mon CLOSED.
A resale shop with designer clothing, shoes and accessories for Women/Men.
One my best purchases is a black wool/cashmere Ralph Lauren double breasted military blazer
Ohh, did I mention I am the manager…
Gift Certificates available
715 8th St SE, WDC20002
Funky house furnishings, gag gifts, odds and ends for the eclectic host or BFF.
One of my favorite items from this shop is a red high heel door stop.
3. Cookie Wear
3717 Georgia Ave. NW
CW celebrates the 60’s – 90’s with hip-hop, disco and pop in mind.
On my covet list is a custom painted suitcase.
Operated by high school students with adult management
Retro and contemporary clothing and jewelry
4. AUP /Art Under Pressures
4807 Georgia Ave. NW
Printed T-Shirts, Custom Graphics and Art Supplies
5. Lettie Gooch
1517 U St. NW
The named after the owners sophisticated grandmother.
Staff is fashion forward and have great product knowledge, which I appreciate.
My last investment here was a dress that I can where almost 10 ways. A steal on $ALE for, well no need to say.
The experience is both savvy and edgy.
6. La Petite Marmoset Showroom
Washington, DC (Baltimore, too)
Showroom is currently by appointment only—email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule
For the vintage chick who needs a little ummph, you know like yours truly.
Stocked with dyed garments and revamped apparel.
Craze Chameleon Studio, LLC