Best Antique Furniture : Visitors hoping to carry home a bit of 18th- or 19th-century Washington may find it at Susquehanna , known for its fine American and British antique furniture and decorative arts.
Best Shop for Browsing Antique Art : Three stories of art are crammed into a corner row house at L’Enfant Gallery in Georgetown.
Best Museum Shop : One just isn’t enough at The National Gallery of Art , with three gift shops dedicated to books, art supplies, children’s toys and games, jewelry, and art-themed accessories.
Best Book Store : The fiercely independent Politics and Prose is more than a bookstore; it’s the premier spot for DC book signings, discourse, and community relations.
Best Flea Market : The Sunday flea market at Eastern Market is hard to beat for jewelry, vinyl LPs, crafts, handmade furniture, and unique gifts at reasonable prices.
Best Tacky, Quirky, and Quixotic Gifts : The supply of gag gifts, amusing greeting cards, candy, cocktail napkins, and games is top-notch at Chocolate Moose .
Best Place for the Perfect Bauble : Washington favorite Tiny Jewel Box boasts three floors of coveted designer and vintage jewelry.
Best Store for Kids : The gadget selection at the Spy Museum Store will satisfy amateur sleuths, but the prices often prompt parents to perform a disappearing act.
Best Consignment Shop : The once-loved designer duds of Washington doyennes end up searching for a new owner at Secondi .