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.
Cobble together a fantastic cheese plate for a romantic dinner at home. Sour cherry preserves, $8. Righteous Cheese, Union Market 1309 5th St. NE. (202) 716-3320
Sip anti-Valentine’s cocktails while plotting the demise of your ex. Wilted Bouquet cocktail, $12. Firefly, 1310 New Hampshire Ave. NW. (202) 861-1310
Stock up on quippy cards for single friends or a piece of not-too-romantic art for the undefined relationship in your life. Bicycle artwork, $38. Valentine’s card, $4.75. Trohv,
232 Carroll St. NW. (202) 829-2941
We’ll Always Have Paris
Whether you visited Paris as a dirty college junior in Tevas backpacking abroad or a jet-setting lover on holiday, relive the romance with a bit of home décor. Eiffel Tower collection, $500 for the set. Rooms & Gardens, 1826 Wisconsin Ave. NW. (202) 215-0352
Photos by Kelly Collis