Capitol File
’s handbook to looking and feeling your best in the district.




Along with a refreshed look—refinished floors, fresh paint, updated lighting and fixtures, and a welcoming new lobby space—Celadon Spa in downtown DC has updated its retail collection just in time for spring. In addition to their national go-tos, like Éminence Organic Skincare, Kevyn Aucoin makeup, Oribe hair products, Nest home goods, and others, Celadon is looking to increase its locally-made offerings, starting with fun new cosmetic bags by DC brand “Made Me Look,” available exclusively at Celadon. 1180 F St. NW, 202-347-3333

alton lane
Custom suits and other premium tailored menswear pieces. 1509 19th St. NW, 888-800-8616

ameriCan in Paris
A carefully curated, traditional French-in-DC boutique with one-of-a-kind pieces. 1225 King St., Alexandria, 703-519-8234

amina ruBinaCCi
Luxury Italian womenswear. 2822 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202-965-2822

Bottega veneta
The height of understated Italian style and craftsmanship. Tysons Galleria, McLean, 703-443-3138

Brooks Brothers
Stylish modern American clothing for men, women, and kids. 3077 M St. NW, 202-298-8797

Italian made-to-measure menswear. CityCenterDC, 202-545-6579

Carolina herrera
Elegant cuts get pops of color in the designer’s jewel box of a boutique. CityCenterDC, 995 H St. NW, 202-408-1921

Add a touch of luxury with fine watches, jewelry, and leather goods. 5471 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, 301-654-5858

The local home of the chic Parisian who started it all. Tysons Galleria, McLean, 703-847-0555

Charles sChwartz & sons
Jewelers shop fine jewelry at this locally owned retailer. Mazza Gallerie, 202-363-5432

the Cheeky PuPPy
Fun accessories for your home and your pup. 1709 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202-621-8868


With the recent opening of Dior’s CityCenterDC location, Washington welcomed one of its most stunning boutiques to date. Inspired by the fashion house’s flagship boutique on Avenue Montaigne in Paris, architect Peter Marino designed the two-story interior to include a floor of accessories, handbags, and footwear; a mezzanine level ready-to-wear section; and a private VIP salon on the second floor. The museum-like space features specially commissioned furniture pieces and a cascading floor-to-ceiling video art wall. CityCenterDC, 202-408-5990

Dalton BroDy
A local go-to for premier gifts and accessories. 3412 Idaho Ave. NW, 202-244-7197

DaviD yurman
Fun takes on classic jewelry designs. 1740 International Dr., McLean, 703-245-3515

A locally owned shop for luxury, tailored Italian menswear. 5518 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, 301-718-1901

DuChess m
Mixing women’s classic and iconic styles with fashion-savvy trends in old town, Alexandria. 805 King St., Alexandria, 571-982-3118


It’s been a momentous 12 months for Brett Johnson. The local designer joined Tom Ford and other coveted menswear labels in Neiman Marcus’ Man’s Store last year, before making an acclaimed debut at Men’s New York Fashion Week with his eponymous label’s Fall/Winter 2016 collection. As for now, Johnson’s Spring 2016 collection (shown)—featuring a neutral palette of cream, black, greys, and blues, with a pop of color in his mixed-media orange jackets—has expanded to include the debut of Brett Johnson Collection trousers. 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-966-9700

ermenegilDo zegna
A luxury Italian label offering men’s clothing, tailored suits, shoes, accessories, and fragrances. 1776 International Dr., McLean, 703-714-7332

A hub for high-end, American-made outdoor clothing and bags. 1534 14th St. NW, 202-759-9570

the Frye ComPany
All-American boots for days! 1066 Wisconsin Ave., 202-337-3793

A top, family-owned bespoke clothier for men. 1433 H St. NW, 202-638-6088

georgetown oPtiCian
Offering an expansive collection of designer eyewear. 1307 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-337-8237

Luxury Italian leather goods and clothing get a new twist from recently installed creative director Alessandro Michele. 1000 I St. NW, 202-795-7950

The ultimate in aspiration, straight from Paris. Bien sur! CityCenterDC, 202-789-4341

Hu’s Wear
Marlene Hu’s carefully curated designer womenswear. 2906 M St. NW, 202-342-2020


Earlier this year, Sherber + Rad’s downtown office debuted a boutique installation, as the first and only DC retailer of Tom Ford Beauty. The full line of cosmetics—including the Spring/Summer 2016 color collection—plus a combination of private blend and signature fragrances join Sherber + Rad’s highly curated selection of cosmetic offerings, including other luxury brands such as La Mer, Eve Lom, 3Lab, and more. 1101 15th St. NW, 202-517-7299

HuGo Boss
German luxury fashion staples for men. 1517 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-625-2677

ike BeHar
Handcrafted, American-made fine men’s dress shirts. 2900 M St. NW, 202-808-8715

kit and ace
Cozy-chic essentials of the cashmere variety are now available in North End Shaw. 1921 8th St. NW, 844-548-6223

LaB 1270
An interactive, creative retail concept at Union Market. 1270 5th St. NW

LiLjenquist & Beckstead
A family-owned luxury jewelry and watch boutique. 2001 International Dr., McLean, 703-448-6731

Louis vuitton
Monogrammed leather bags and luxury trunks galore. 5481 Wisconsin Ave., Chevy Chase, 301-654-1101


Nothing says “spring” like luxury menswear brand Ledbury’s collection of warm-weather shirts. Welcome warmer days with colorful checks, tattersalls and subtle patterns on lightweight cotton, chambray and linen blends. We hear Ledbury will be opening a Georgetown location this spring! Until then, you can shop the full collection at 888-233-1942

mazza GaLLerie
One of DC’s shopping, entertainment, and fine-dining epicenters. 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-966-6114

mervis diamond imPorters
The widest selection of diamonds in the DMV. 1900 Mervis Way, Tysons, 703-448-9000

Timeless British luxury, right here in Washington. Tysons Galleria, McLean, 703-748-7300

neiman marcus
Home to haute names like Tom Ford and Alexander McQueen. 5300 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-966-9700

PauL stuart
The DC outpost of the Manhattan-based luxury menswear retailer. 906 I St. NW, CityCenterDC, 202-754-8866

Iconic Italian luxury. Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Dr., McLean, 703-245-3438

raLPH Lauren
Classic American, equestrian-inspired apparel for men, women, and children. 1245 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-965-0905

A hip men’s and women’s retailer of independent and international designers. 1810 14th St. NW, 202-332-7447

refine Boutique
A modern, experiential on-demand shopping concept. 3711 Macomb St. NW, 240-467-5917


In February, Bulgari launched Goldea, a new scent inspired by the luxe label’s Serpenti jewelry collection, which has been donned by celebrities from Elizabeth Taylor to Naomi Watts. Available at Saks Fifth Avenue, the highly anticipated fragrance from master perfumer Alberto Morillas is a floral-oriental scent that blends sparkling orange blossom, citrusy bergamot, ylang ylang, jasmine petals, and base notes of patchouli and Egyptian papyrus. 5555 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 301-657-9343

saks fiftH avenue
Designer clothing, accessories, and home goods. 5555 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda, 301-657-9343

saLvatore ferraGamo
Put your best foot forward in classic Italian designs. CityCenterDC, 1001 H St. NW, 202-289-6610

Stock up on Detroit-inspired bicycles, watches, bags, and more at the Motor City import’s brick-and-mortar outpost in Washington. 1631 14th St. NW., 202-470-0250

Sterling & Burke ltd.
Luxurious leather luggage, handbags, and accessories. 2824 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202-333-2266

ella rue
A luxury, curated consignment shop. 3231 P St. NW, 202-333-1598

the tailored Man
A local leader in bespoke and custom menswear. 5243 Duke St., Alexandria, 703-751-7868

tiffany & Co.
The iconic jeweler’s DMV outpost. The Collection at Chevy Chase, 301-657-8777

tiny Jewel Box
Washington’s oldest—and now largest—family-owned fine jewelry store. 1147 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202-393-2747

tySonS galleria
All the luxury you can shop, in a convenient Tysons Corner location. 2001 International Dr., McLean, 703-827-7730

union Market

Trendy dining and shopping from artisan vendors. 1309 5th St. NE, 301-347-3998

i. gorMan JewelerS
Unique baubles in downtown DC. 1133 20th St. NW, 202-775-8544

A locally owned boutique of one-of-a-kind shoes, clothing, and accessories. Bethesda Row, Bethesda, 301-654-7403

adeler JewelerS
Celebrating 40 years of custom jewelry in the DMV. 772 Walker Road, Great Falls, 703-759-4076



Celebrating its 16th anniversary this year, the cosmetics oasis that is Bellacara—founded by beauty junkie and lawyer-turned-entrepreneur Angela Sitilides—is Old Town Alexandria’s go-to shop for high-end beauty and skincare products, featuring such lines as Dermalogica, Smashbox, Bumble & Bumble, Moroccanoil, and more. Beauty-minded shoppers strolling the Old Town Boutique District need not worry about popping into Bellacara with their pups in tow—fur friends are always welcome! 1000 King St., 703-299-9652

auStin-weSton Center for CoSMetiC Surgery
State-of-the-art plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures. 1825 Samuel Morse Dr., Reston, 703-893-6168

BarBer of hell’S BottoM
Hot shaves, haircuts, and haute grooming accessories for him. 1831 14th St. NW, 202-524-9563

A locally owned, high-end cosmetics boutique with a full menu of skincare services. 3059 M St. NW, 202-965-1300

A French-born luxury skincare and cosmetic company. CityCenterDC, 953 Palmer Alley NW, 202-898-0804

Celadon Salon and Spa
It takes a village, and that village is at Celadon. 1180 F St. NW, 202-347-3333

Skincare and spa services for people of all cultures. 5301 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-237-9292

dolCe Vita Salon and Spa
The premier salon in McLean, Virginia. 2001 International Dr., McLean, 703-942-5564

Blowouts in cheery yellow studios, for the woman on the go. 1635 Connecticut Ave. NW, 202-719-3809

GeorGetown Salon and Spa
Offering everything from facials and haircuts to waxing and electrolysis. 2715 M St. NW, 202-333-8099

Karma Beauty lounGe
Makeup and hairstyling fit for the stars. 1104 24th St. NW, 202-293-3333

national Center for plaStiC SurGery, alex meSBahi, md
Leading board-certified plastic surgeon. 7601 Lewinsville Road, McLean, 703-287- 8277

one80 Salon
Home to Carl Ray, makeup artist to FLOTUS. 1275 K St. NW, 202-842-9113

waShinGton Center for dentiStry, peter rinaldi, md
One of Washington’s leading dentists. 1430 K St. NW, 202-223-6630

Rocket-fast waxes and other salon services. 1425 Wisconsin Ave. NW, 202-333-7877

the red door Spa at the willard
The full pampering experience in an iconic downtown hotel. 1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, 202-942-2700

renu med Spa
“Artful medicine,” with Dr. Philip Schoenfeld. 5454 Wisconsin Ave., 301-652-7368

Leading DC dermatologists and the exclusive local carrier of Tom Ford Beauty. 1101 15th St. NW, 202-517-7299

Spa at the ritZ Carlton tySonS Corner
A serene escape from the city. 1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean, 703-744-3924

toKa Salon & day Spa
An array of beauty services, from hair design to nail care and massages. 9867 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, 703-759-5700



The indoor cycling (and barre) phenomenon we love in Dupont is growing! Flywheel Sports will open its second DC studio this spring/summer at CityCenterDC. The new, ultra-convenient location will include an expanded stadium (more than 70 bikes to Dupont’s 63), making it the largest Flywheel Sports facility in the country. Flywheel’s winning combination of upbeat music and low lighting—along with its signature digital performance-tracking TorqBoard technology—has made it a runaway success since its 2015 DC debut. CityCenterDC

eaSt Side yoGa dC
A rooftop vinyasa flow yoga studio. 518 10th St. NE, 202-544-0379

Intense interval training focused on your heart rate. 425 I St. NW, 202-469-1035

pure Barre
A proven pilates-meets-ballet toning program for a total body workout. 2130 P St. NW, 202-870-1799

reformation fitneSS
Boutique classes for visitors of all levels. 1218 9th St. NW, 202-813-3647

A reformer program on a mission to work your muscles “to failure.” 1821 7th St. NW, 202-780-6077

A cult-grown spin studio with four DC locations. 2301 M St. NW, 202-659-7685

SquaSh on fire
A fun new approach to an old school sport. 1170 22nd St. NW

Small, friendly spin classes in a convenient 14th Street location. 1508 14th St. NW, 202-588-1600

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