There’s still time to nominate local icons for Best of D.C.
Each week, Buy D.C. will highlight shops and items you can only find in the D.C. area. It’s curated by Kaarin Vembar, fashion and beauty writer, and co-host of the Pop Fashion podcast.
Get The Picture
Silver Spring artist Paige Schiller Hirsch creates abstract collages with a variety of materials, including hand-painted paper. “Wild & Crazy,” by Paige Schiller Hirsch, $900. painterpaige.com. (301) 785-3685.
This bottle opener was hand carved in wax and then cast in brass.Brass bottle opener, $40. Sarah Cecelia Jewelry. www.sarahcecelia.com. (202) 285-8568.
Lather is the Best Medicine
Caravan Organics is a D.C.-based company that creates vegan soaps using the traditional cold process method.Caravan Organics soap, $7. Marcelle’s Coop. 716 Monroe St. NE. Studio #15. (202) 476-0574.
Kuzeh Pottery creates hand-thrown, hand-painted pottery that is both functional and delightful. Blackbird bowl, $55. Kuzeh Pottery. 716 Monroe St. NE. Studio #18.
Baby Got Wax
This lavender and vanilla candle will burn for at least 40 hours, and its sweet scent will soothe your spirit. Lavender & vanilla soy candle jar, $18. Handmade Habitat. handmadehabitat.co