Washington D.C.

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From ultra-modern furnishings to Native American basket weaving, Washington, D.C. has it all. Put on some good walking shoes and hit the town with your wallet in hand.

Shopping in Washington D.C.

Apartment Zero

This 2,700 square foot urban mega store is laid out like an apartment. Its home furnishings and accessories incorporate new technology, materials and innovative designs from around the globe.

406 7th St. NW, DC, 202-628-4067, www.apartmentzero.com
Tags: shopping | expensive | home

Appalachian Spring

This funky boutique specializes in hand-crafted housewares made by local artisans: beautiful maple-cut jewelry boxes, hand-blown glass art, and adorable cedar plank birdhouses. You may not leave whistling "Fanfare for the Common Man," but Appalachian Spring absolutely deserves its namesake Aaron Copeland song reference by crafting such high quality Americana.

1415 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, DC, 202-337-5780, www.appalachianspring.com
Tags: shopping | smart splurge | boutique | crafts

CD Warehouse

Located on ritzy M St., this indie music store offers a multitude of new and used CDs.

3001 M St. NW, DC, 202-625-7101, www.myspace.com/thinkinground
Tags: shopping | trendy | live entertainment

Chanel Boutique at the Willard Collection

Jonesing for designer accessories? One of the world's largest Chanel boutiques is right here in D.C.

1455 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, DC, 202-638-5055, www.chanel.com
Tags: shopping | expensive | designer

Second Story Books and Antiques

You could spend all day perusing the shelves of used books (many are rare or out of print), used videos, dvds, and records. Prices are reasonable.

2000 P St. NW, DC, 202-659-8884, www.secondstorybooks.com
Tags: shopping | books

The Indian Craft Shop

Inside the U.S. Department of the Interior, pick up Native American handicrafts like pottery, hand-woven baskets, and beadwork.

1849 C St. NW; Room 1023, U.S. Department of the Interior, DC, 202-208-4056, www.indiancraftshop.com
Tags: shopping | expensive | novelty

Wisconsin Avenue and M Street NW

The city's main shopping area is here in Georgetown where you'll find specialty shops, thrift stores, and the Georgetown Park shopping mall.

Georgetown, DC, www.georgetowndc.com
Tags: family | shopping | moderate | shopping mall

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