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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.

Light My Fire

These matches can be gifted to guests and customized on the inside flap with your names and wedding date. Matches, 2 for $4 or 50 for $65. Handmade Habitat. handmadehabitat.co.

Make Fetch Happen

In need of groomsmen gifts? A flask with a tuxedoed bulldog is both practical and fun. Flask, $12. American Holiday. 1319 Wisconsin Ave. NW. (202) 684-2790.

Alter Eggo

Instead of clicking Amazon, why not spend your wedding gift money in your community? Classic presents, like this waffle maker, can be found at Hill’s Kitchen. Cuisinart waffle maker, $34.95. Hill’s Kitchen. 713 D St. SE. (202) 543-1997.

Gonna Keep This Brief

Your something blue can be this pretty pair of lacy underwear that fits sizes 4–14. Hanky Panky panties, $28. Coup de Foudre. 1001 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. (202) 393-0878.

Eat, Drink, and Be Married

Go to this nonprofit bookstore to find wedding etiquette books on a budget. Anti-Bride Etiquette Guide by Carolyn Gerin and Kathleen Hughes, $2.75. Books for America. 1417 22nd St. NW. (202) 835-2665.