Small businesses are back on Saturday, and many local shopping districts are bring back Holiday events and in-store promotions. Visit Alexandria has over 65 stores celebrating the day with special discounts and desserts, and Georgetown BID has announced over 20 stores offering discounts and other special promotions. However, if online shopping is more your style, you can also shop for Small Business Saturday local items online. Here are over 37 small businesses in the DC area where you can shop in-store or stay at home.
Fashion and Accessories
Bitter grace. A Capitol Hill boutique offering collections in cashmere, athleisure, jewelry, leather goods and more, with an emphasis on sustainability.
Current Boutique. A high-end consignment store selling designer and other pre-owned women’s clothing, shoes, bags and accessories with locations in Clarendon, Old Town Alexandria and 14th Street.
Ellaru. George Town’s current ready-to-wear new women’s clothing and luxury second-hand consignment.
Oboe. A leather goods brand that started out in Annapolis offering handbags, wallets and accessories and recently opened a store in Georgetown.
Letty Gooch. 9:30 Women’s clothing, accessories and home goods stores near the club and Howard University.
phoenix. One 65-year-old Georgetown store offering a high-end, sustainably crafted selection of clothing, homeware, apparel and fine jewelry.
Rez Trading. An upscale men’s and women’s consignment store with locations in Bethesda and Georgetown.
second. Designer women’s clothing and accessories consignment in Dupont Circle.
shelter. Jewelry store by jewelry designer Mallory Shelter – includes wedding and engagement jewelry, clothing and more. The store features more than 100 independent designers and is located near Gallaudet University in Washington, DC.
shoe nest. Women’s high-end clothing, shoes, and accessories in Old Town Alexandria (think Sam Edelman, Ulla Johnson, Veronica Bear, Agolde, and more).
Tribute to the collective. A Bethesda-based store that sells vintage and second-hand clothing accessories and home goods, as well as new products from “small, conscious, self-funded” designers around the world.
tucknack. Classic American (read: preppy) apparel, accessories, and homeware for men and women in Georgetown.
Wyle and Gray. Bethesda’s high-end women’s clothing and accessories (including brands such as Perfect Moment, Ulla Johnson, and LoveShackFancy).
good wood. U Street sells one-off furniture, textiles and other home goods, as well as some women’s clothing.
Handmade Habitat. Locally made, all-natural soy wax candles and grooming products designed for Slow and Mindful Living in Brooklands.
Xiaoye shop. “Boutique Grove” on 14th Street specializes in plants, paper and gifts.
Red barn merchandise. Home goods, including seasonal and other home decor, kitchen tools, tabletop accessories, cookbooks, paper products, gifts and more.
salt and sundries. A ‘home and lifestyle’ boutique selling gifts, candles, soaps, tabletop and other accessories, paper goods, housewares and more, with locations in Union Market and Logan Circle.
windowsill. Plants, plant care, and other home decor and gifts in Bethesda.
gifts and other fun stuff
Capital candy jar. Capitol Hill candy, chocolate-covered Oreos and pretzels, popcorn and more.
chocolate chocolate, chocolate, want to eat chocolateand several other local chocolate shops worth shopping this holiday season, offer dozens of sweet treats.
Each peach city. Groceries and unique food-related gifts in Mount Pleasant.
Dongcheng Bookstore, Harambee Books and Artwork, Kramers, Loyalty Bookstore, Mahogany Books, Old Town Booksalong with several other local independent bookstores.
Penny Post. Alexandria’s independent card, stationery, paper goods and gift shop.
reconnaissance. A “casual lifestyle” brand that offers a wide range of bags, from totes and cooler packs to makeup and card holders.
A shop made in DC. More than 5,000 products—apparel, jewelry, home goods, art, beauty, gifts, and more—from hundreds of DC manufacturers with locations in Georgetown, Union Market, The Pier and Canopy on Embassy Row.
Shops are made in Virginia. Old Town Alexandria features more than 500 products — apparel, jewelry, home furnishings, art, beauty products, gifts and more — from more than 300 Virginia manufacturers.
Stable supply. A gift shop selling products from over 100 independent manufacturers and designers.
Be careful. A Georgetown spa with a retail store selling small batch and natural skin care, beauty and body care products.