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Europa dress, $328, Eva Franco. Lettie Gooch, 202-332-4242

Stone drop earrings, $108, Margaret Elizabeth. Charm Georgetown, 202-298-0420

Lark duffel bag, $875, 3.1 Phillip Lim. Mulh, 202-667-3440

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CARAMEL At this boutique/gallery, cartoony prints from beloved D.C. artist Dave Peterson line the walls, the Crayola-hued jersey dresses and military-inspired coats hail from eco-friendly lines, and owner Sarah Watkins hosts regular fundraisers for local nonprots. 1603 U St. NW, 202-265-1930, caramelfashion.com CHARM GEORGETOWN Georgetowns latest jewelry destination has a really wellbalanced mix of black-tie and everyday piecesand the twinkling array of colorful crystal statement earrings and delicate stone pendants include many under-$100 options. 2910 M St. NW, 202-298-0420, charmgeorgetown.com FOUNDRY At this new addition to the vintage promenade that is U Street, Yvette Freeman sells lovingly refurbished, reasonably priced 20th-century estatesale furniture and industrial signage. Recently spotted: a pair of cowhidecovered directors chairs for $525. 1522 U St. NW, 571-277-5245, foundrybyfreeman.com
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Its a short metro or cab ride from the capitals stately monuments and museums to neighborhoods brimming with gorgeous designer boutiques, eco-minded concept shops and tons of vintage. BY JENNA GOTTLIEB
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GINGER ROOT DESIGN Recycling-minded seamstresses Kristen Swensen and Erin Derge transform secondhand ties and fabrics into profoundly cute ascot-esque accents and bloomer shorts. Theyll also redesign your most unattering garments (yes, heinous bridesmaid dresses, this means you). 1530 U St. NW, basement, 202-567-7668, gingerrootdesign.com
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GOOD WOOD Clever vignettes50s tables piled with books, antique vanities strewn with distressed mirrored traysat this vintage furniture mainstay make you feel like youve scored an invitation to somebodys very cool loft. 1428 U St. NW, 202-986-3640, goodwooddc.com

HUS WEAR Marlene Hu Aldaba, who also owns designer footwear spot Hus Shoes across the street, has created here a gorgeously spare spot lled with the designer pieces to match: Proenza Schouler striped peplum jackets, hot pink Alexander McQueen minis
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its the perfect mix of youthful and classic. 2906 M St. NW, 202342-2020, hushoes.com LEGENDARY BEAST Its only open on weekends, so plan accordingly; this vintage jewelry trove is worth it. What looks like chaosjumbles of necklaces, piles of ringsis actually an amazing gallery carefully organized by style and era. Find everything from 20s emerald earrings to ornate Renaissancerevival cu s to 70s disco bling. 1520 U St. NW, 202-797-1234, legendarybeast.com LETTIE GOOCH Hip non-proteers and budget-minded GW students stock up on printed Primrose dresses, Karisma toggle cardigans and 49 Square Miles leather satchels at this cozy shop, where owner Theresa Watts provides both thoughtful fashion counsel and cookies.

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Quilted iPad case, $55, Urban Expressions. Violet, 202-621-9225

1517 U St. NW, 202-3324242, lettiegooch.com M29 LIFESTYLE Yes, its a hotel gift shop (owned by the neighboring Four Seasons), but M29 o ers way more than postcards: ethnicprint du els, colorful wrap bracelets and punchy co ee-table books. 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202-295-2829 MULH A weird hybrid thats worked for years, this showroom-esque space o ers both sleek South Asian furniture and high-

end contemporary wear from 3.1 Phillip Lim and Vivienne Westwood. 1831 14th St. NW, 202-6673440, muleh.com NANA Recently relocated to Mount Pleasant, this shops design repurposed picket fence dressing rooms, composite plywood oorperfectly complements its ecoconscious o erings, like slouchy totes made from vintage sweaters and organic denim shifts. 3068 Mount Pleasant St. NW, 202-667-6955, nanadc.com

Asymmetrical cotton blazer, $575, Girl by Band of Outsiders. Hus Wear, 202-342-2020

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Babette patent leather flats, $298, Kate Spade. Sassanova, 202-471-4400

Quartz Nicole necklace, $85, ADMK Jewelry. Caramel, 202-265-1930

Alter Ego denim shorts, $132, Kasil Workshop. Rue 14, 202-462-6200

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REDEEM All rocker, all the time: With racks of sleeveless tunics, slinky slit-knee cigarette trousers and a soundtrack blaring the latest from bands like Bombay Bicycle Club and Gauntlet Hair, ex-DJ/owner Lori Parkerson will have you updating your wardrobe and iPod simultaneously. 1734 14th St. NW, 202332-7447, redeemus.com RELISH Whether or not you can a ord Nancy Pearlsteins assemblage of cuttingedge European fashion, her gorgeously uncluttered Cadys Alley store is a musthitthe suspended bamboo racks dangling with Marni and Balenciaga are just that stunning. 3312 Cadys Alley NW, 202333-5343, relishdc.com RUE 14 Our favorite D.C. denim outpost stocks Kasil and J Brand jeans and the Eryn Brini tops and Sol Angeles blazers we

like to wear with them. Faded American ags and antique sewing machines enhance the laid-back Americananess of it all. 1803 14th St. NW, 202-462-6200, rue14.com SASSANOVA If Elle Woods were a store she would be Sassanova, an all-pink shoe boutique where cheery crystal chandeliers illuminate shelves of Kate Spade bow pumps and jeweled Oscar de la Renta sandals. 1641 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-471-4400, sassanova.com TARI There are 70s Chanel jackets for the luxury collector, funky button-downs for the vintage-savvy twentysomething and a wall of gently worn YSL boots and Tory Burch ats that appeals to all. 1525 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-621-7500, taridc.com TREASURY This brick-walled shop pulls o the vintage fused with new stu

concept with a mix of thrifted sweater coats, R.P. Miller striped T-shirts and art deco rings from Lithics and the fastidiously organized lineup o ers a pleasant reprieve from the cluttered feel of neighboring vintage shops. 1843 14th St. NW, Second Fl., 202-506-6908, shoptreasury.com VIOLET A trip to this purplewalled Adams Morgan newcomer yields a complete night-out ensembleon a Capitol Hill interns budget. Party attire like paneled miniskirts, slick envelope clutches and drapey tops rolls in at well under $100. 2439 18th St. NW, 202-6219225, violetdc.com

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