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Each week, Buy D.C. will highlight shops and items you can only find in the D.C. area, featuring different goods from different shops all around the city, curated by 94.7 Fresh FM co-host and CityShopGirl.com owner Kelly Collis.
Balance of Flower
Toast the nation of Japan for its gift of 3,000 trees to the District with this vodka and cherry liqueur cocktail, complete with cherry blossom syrup. Southern Blossom cocktail, $15. Park Hyatt, 1201 24th St. NW. (202) 789-1234
This local jewelry designer drew inspiration from the cherry trees of both D.C. and Japan to create this subtle homage to the flora. Sakura cuff in sterling silver, $360. Ginger, 7114 Bethesda Lane, Bethesda. (301) 664-9242
These handmade cards, produced for this Georgetown outpost, are sweet enough for a thank-you note to grandma. Note cards, $6 each. M29, 2800 Pennsylvania Ave. NW. (202) 295-2829
Florals: on trend for spring and allergy-free. Naven floral dress, $188. Cusp, 3030 M St. NW. (202) 625-0893
Even if you wouldn’t be caught dead mingling with throngs of tourists at the Tidal Basin (or the Spy Museum), you have to admit this T-shirt is pretty cute. Cherry blossom T-shirt, $20. International Spy Museum Gift Shop, 800 F St. NW. (202) 393-7798
Photos by Kelly Collis