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This fam­ily-owned lux­ury jew­elry and watch bou­tique of­fers a vast col­lec­tion of high-end de­sign­ers and a shop-in-shop Rolex bou­tique. There are also cus­tom pieces by in-house master gold­smith Stephen Clarke, whose jew­elry ré­sumé in­cludes col­lab­o­ra­tions with such no­ta­bles as in­te­rior de­signer Barry Dixon. IN­SIDER TIP: Clarke was hand­picked by the Smith­so­nian to re­set the Hope Di­a­mond. Tysons Gal­le­ria, McLean, 703-448-6731; lil­jen­quist­beck­


For mod­ern-day fans of the his­toric trunk maker, Ni­co­las Gh­esquière of­fers stylish up­grades to the women’s and men’s col­lec­tions, travel goods, and ac­ces­sories. The DC bou­tique pro­vides two per­son­al­iza­tion ser­vices: hot stamp­ing and the more elab­o­rate Mon Mono­gram pro­gram, which al­lows clients to add ini­tials and col­ored stripes to bags, duf­fels, and se­lect ac­ces­sories. Ci­tyCen­terDC, 202-774-2519; louisvuit­


Last fall, the oh-so-clas­sic and clean Ital­ian fash­ion house launched a new cam­paign fea­tur­ing It girl Gigi Ha­did and rein­tro­duced its iconic 101801 camel cash­mere top­coat. The mix of fresh faces and archival fa­vorites is part of the cel­e­bra­tion of Max Mara’s 65th birth­day. Tysons Gal­le­ria, 703-556-6962; us.max­


Home to haute names like Tom Ford and Alexan­der McQueen, the must-shop re­tailer brings cus­tomers ready-to-wear, ac­ces­sories, and so much more for a shop­ping trip worth splurg­ing on. IN­SIDER TIP:

It has the only Van Cleef & Ar­pels bou­tique from Charlotte, North Carolina, to Short Hills,

New Jer­sey. Tysons Gal­le­ria, McLean, 703-761-1600; neiman­mar­


The hip­per-than-thou Ital­ian lux­ury brand has a pen­chant for set­ting trends, thanks to Mi­uc­cia Prada’s dar­ing style and dis­in­ter­est in fash­ion-as-usual. Tysons Gal­le­ria, 703-245-3438;


This min­i­mal­ist, high-end bou­tique on bustling 14th Street in­cludes cloth­ing from up-and-com­ing de­sign­ers. Founded by a na­tive Wash­ing­to­nian, the store works to con­stantly up­date and change its se­lec­tion in or­der to bring in the new­est, fresh­est names in fash­ion. 1810 14th St. NW, 202-3327447; re­


Lo­cated in Ge­orge­town’s de­sign row is Rel­ish, a lux­ury bou­tique that fo­cuses on the artis­tic, so­phis­ti­cated side of fash­ion. At­tend­ing to a worldly clien­tele, owner Nancy Pearl­stein brings rar­ity, mod­ern­iza­tion, and class to her store. 3312 Cady’s Al­ley NW, 202-333-5343; rel­


The go-to for trend­ing yet ac­ces­si­ble con­tem­po­rary col­lec­tions, Saks is one-stop shop­ping for day, night, and ev­ery­thing in be­tween. 5555 Wis­con­sin Ave., Bethesda, 301-6579343;


Put your best foot for­ward in sleek Ital­ian style. There’s a se­lec­tion of fine leather goods and ready-to-wear, and the made-to-or­der pro­gram al­lows men to cus­tom­ize the brand’s fa­mously lux­u­ri­ous shoes with a choice of color and ma­te­rial. Ci­tyCen­terDC, 202-2896610;


Stock up on Detroit-in­spired bi­cy­cles, watches, bags, and more at the Mo­tor City im­port’s DC out­post. The shop cham­pi­ons Amer­i­can man­u­fac­tur­ers, like Hor­ween Leather and Water­ford Pre­ci­sion Cy­cles, with a his­tory of cre­at­ing beau­ti­ful things. 1631 14th St. NW, 202-470-0250; shi­


With their men’s and women’s stores, re­spec­tively called Sid and Ann, this fash­ion-for­ward team com­bines clas­sic, hard-to-find styles with their own de­signs. Af­ter years of ex­pe­ri­ence in the field of fash­ion, the hus­band-and­wife duo has cre­ated im­pec­ca­bly cu­rated bou­tiques that of­fer a twist on clas­sics for Wash­ing­to­ni­ans. Sid: 3026 N St. NW, 202-864-0365; sid­mash­ Ann: 3251 Prospect St. NW, 202-864-0367; an­n­mash­


This store­front as­sem­bles the best of lo­cal ar­ti­sanal ven­dors and cre­ative de­sign­ers. Car­ry­ing fash­ion and home goods, this re­tail space fo­cuses on qual­ity and in­no­va­tion. 300 Tingey St. SE, 202-308-4441; stead­fast­sup­


Good things come in robin’s-egg-blue pack­ages at the famed jew­eler’s DC out­post, in­clud­ing sweet­heart neck­laces and rings in ster­ling sil­ver (the Elsa Peretti col­lec­tion); sleek, con­tem­po­rary cuffs and bracelets (the Tiffany T col­lec­tion); and show-stop­ping fine jew­elry (Tiffany Master­pieces). The Col­lec­tion at Chevy Chase, 301-657-8777;


This Ge­orge­town bou­tique show­cases tra­di­tional Amer­i­can styles in­spired by New Eng­land sport, travel, sun and sand, and lots of fun. From hand­bags to dresses, swim­suits to bow ties, this sea­side shop has it all. 1053 Wis­con­sin Ave. NW, 888-501-8101;


Lux­ury and con­ve­nience go hand in hand here: There’s fash­ion (Prada, Ermenegildo Zegna, Bottega Veneta, and Vince), life­style (Wil­liams-Sonoma and cov­etable pieces from An­thony Vac­carello’s new­est col­lec­tion for Saint Laurent), and good eats (Mag­giano’s Lit­tle Italy and Wild­fire). 2001 In­ter­na­tional Dr., McLean, 703-8470555; tyson­sgal­le­


Con­tem­po­rary and cool, Vince’s pieces bring mod­ern min­i­mal­ism to men and women on the DC cir­cuit, whether they’re head­ing to the of­fice or run­ning week­end er­rands. Tysons Gal­le­ria, McLean, 703-663-4909;

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