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Each week, Buy D.C. will highlight shops and items you can only find in the D.C. area, curated by Kaarin Vembar, owner of personal shopping and wardrobe editing service Closet Caucus.

Bicoastal Babe

Announce your airport savvy with this cheeky bicoastal shirt. Travel T-shirt, $34.50. Universal Gear. 1919 14th St. NW. (202) 319-0136

To Infinity and Beyond!

Stay on trend while keeping your cash close. This scarf has a hidden pocket big enough to fit your wallet, passport, or phone. Infinity scarf, $25. Gossip on 23rd. 570 23rd St. S., Arlington. (703) 920-1498


Ensure that your electronics are functional while abroad. Each stackable color on this adaptor corresponds to electric outlets in dozens of countries. 4-in-1 adaptor, $25. Avenue Jack. 1301 Connecticut Ave. NW. (202) 887-5225

Strike a Cord

This clever product will cinch together your computer, phone, or tablet cords so they’re organized and easy to find. Cord keeper, $3. Stitch & Rivet. 716 Monroe St. NE, Studio #3. (202) 340-3581

Push the Envelope

This fabric pouch contains zippered pockets to hold items like makeup, jewelry,  and pens that easily get lost during travel. Envelope organizer, $7.99. Home Rule. 1807 14th St. NW. (202) 797-5544