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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 decoration will add a spooky touch to your dinner table. Day of the Dead centerpiece, $8. Chocolate Moose. 1743 L St. NW. (202) 463-0992

A Great Sense of Humerus

Pick up this skeleton T-shirt if you are a fan of understated celebration. Praying skull tee, $38. Commonwealth. 1781 Florida Ave. NW. (202) 265-1155

Looking for Your Necks Victim

D.C. is full of figurative blood suckers. You can either mock them or join them with this vampire ensemble. Satin cape, $15. Meeps. 2104 18th St. NW. (202) 265-6546

I’m Here for the Boos

‘Tis the season to indulge that sweet tooth. Halloween cookie, $1.50. Fine Sweet Shoppe. 225 7th St. SE. (202) 543-9729

A Ghoul’s Best Friend

Forget about your costume. How are you going to dress up your dog? Halloween pet costume, $18.99 (with 20 percent off through Oct. 31). Howl to the Chief. 733 8th St. SE. (202) 544-8710