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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.
This week, the Renwick Gallery celebrates their grand opening after two years’ of renovation. The results are worth a visit, and items from their gift shop reflect the artistry of their collection. 1700 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. (202) 633-1589
This catalog explores the nine major contemporary artists featured in the Renwick’s galleries. Wonder, by Nicholas R. Bell, $59.95
This insect jar is inspired by the beautiful bug instillation “In the Midnight Garden” by Jennifer Angus. Insect bottle, $50
An ancient Japanese resist-dyeing technique was used to create this shawl. It is representative of the imaginative textile work throughout the gallery. Arashi Shibori shawl, $149.99
A set of 12 dual-colored pencils will bring out your inner artist. Colored pencil set, $19.99
Fashion and craft collide with this envelope clutch. Cork bag, $179