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.
These socks perfectly express grumbly feelings about mornings. Morning socks, $12. Tabletop. 1608 20th St. NW. (202) 387-7117.
Got You Covered
An umbrella is a practical gift and one that will be appreciated during ever-fluctuating spring weather. Umbrella, $29.99. Home Rule. 1807 14th St. NW. (202) 797-5544.
Comb Sweet Comb
This handcrafted honey jar is made from olive wood in France. Honey jar with dripper, $29.95. Souk. 705 8th St. SE. (202) 547-7685.
Donut Worry, Be Happy
Doughnuts are always—always—a good idea. Maple butter pecan doughnut, $2.50. District Doughnut. 749 8th St. SE. (202) 750-1955.
This book contains silly awards (Smartest Person in the Room! Creative Genius!) that can be punched out and personalized. The Big Book of Awards for Grownups, $19. Chocolate Moose. 1743 L St. NW. (202) 463-0992.