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Here's 38 of D.C.'s Best Home Goods and Furnishings Stores

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Sure, Ikea, Target, West Elm, The Container Store, and the Crate & Barrel outlet are obvious and great choices to decorate your apartment. But for a home with some soul and personality, it's best to go off the beaten path. That's why we've rounded up a highly-subjective list of 38 amazing furnishing stores in Washington that will help your place truly become your own. Listed from north to south, we've got suggestions for where to outfit your home — from the living room to the kitchen utensil drawer.

Did we miss one of your favorites? We'll be updating the map periodically, so let us know your thoughts in the comments section or send an email to dc@racked.com.


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The Old Lucketts Store

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Vintage hip, country chic: whatever you call Old Lucketts style, it's a mecca for hunters of vintage, antique, and quirky cool. The three-story Leesburg shop is home to over 35 dealers and is open seven days a week, while also boasting a design house which hosts workshops and a monthly interior design showcase where everything is for sale. [Image]

Modern Mobler

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This is a Danish teak destination. Modern Mobler is packed with beautiful mid-century modern pieces, so many that the owner Doug Meyers opened a second shop in Kensington last year. [Image]
Housed in a former ACME grocery store, Trohv blends the old with the new, from industrial vintage pieces to Gus* Modern furniture and inventive home accessories. Consider this the hipster general store. [Image]

Rough & Ready

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Rough & Ready is the OG of the D.C. vintage scene, and though they are only open on the weekends, find affordable antiques and vintage of all kinds. [Image]

The Brass Knob Architectural Antiques

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If browsing antique glass door knobs, mantels, and bathroom fixtures is your jam, then The Brass Knob will be nirvana. This Adams Morgan shop is jam-packed with architectural antiques for a trip back in time. [Image]

District Flea

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Yeah, it's not a shop, but hunting for vintage furniture and accessories at the District Flea is the perfect Saturday activity. It's back this year on April 5 running through October, and home decor newbies this year include Richmond's Odd Couple and Lucky Seven Vintage, Baltimore's mid-century modern specialists. [Image: R. Lopez]

Skynear Designs

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Color and clean lines are the key to Skynear Designs, a fun little furniture shop and gallery that stocks Blu Dot and Innovations. As an example of the funky stuff Skynear stocks, you could find the Seatbelt chair as seen in the Hunger Games here. [Image]

And Beige

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Always tasteful, And Beige offers a new take on neutrals. Furniture here is gorgeous and pricey, and the unique accessories in And Beige's vignettes are definitely worth a look as well. [Image]

Tabletop

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Tabletop is cuteness personified, from animal-shaped pillows to bright vases and quirky kitchenwares. [Image]

Millennium Decorative Arts

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It's fun to duck into this basement shop right on U Street for mid-century modern vintage and some kitschy accessories. [Image]

Goodwood

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Every week, U Street's GoodWood completely switches out their carefully crafted vignettes of handsome wood furniture, unique accessories, and must-have oddities. Kind of makes you want to stop in every Friday. [Image]

Room & Board

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It's easy to say this about any furniture store, but we are ready to move into the Room & Board on 14th Street. The multi-level space has a beautiful roof deck, the best light ever, and rooms and rooms of lovely furniture for urban dwellers. You'll feel extra good about your purchase, because much of the furniture made in America. [Image]

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

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The statement sofa has a home at Mitchell Gold + Bob William's 14th Street showroom. [Image]

Home Rule

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Your kitchen needs more color! Find it at 14th Street institution Home Rule, which is stocked with bright and functional kitchen gadgets and gear. [Image]

Miss Pixie's

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If we have even five minutes free, we can't resist taking a spin through Miss Pixie's vintage shop, which is packed to the gills full of furnishings to fit every aesthetic from modern to shabby chic. [Image]

Timothy Paul Bedding + Home

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For the most dressed-up bed ever, check out Timothy Paul, where you can just buy a chic pillow, or staff can create a customized "bedscape" for you. Work is underway to bring Timothy Paul's rug shop next door to the bedding and home shop. [Image]

Christ Child Opportunity Shop

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Glassware, serving dishes, and odds and ends are among the many things to browse through at this high-end consignment store. [Image]
Modular carpet tile and rug brand FLOR has a cool, newish shop in Georgetown for all your floor covering needs. [Image]

Jonathan Adler

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The window display at potter-turned-designer Jonathan Adler's newish Georgetown shop says "Your 24-Hour Pot Dealer." Yep, that about sums up the tongue-in-cheek yet glam designs you'll find here. [Image: Adele Chapin]

HomeGoods

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Georgetown got a dose of cheap chic last year when the HomeGoods & TJ Maxx combo moved into the neighborhood. [Image]

Calypso St Barth

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Most folks know Calypso for their womenswear, but the brand-new Georgetown shop is one of brand's few stores to carry housewares. Find agate coasters, shiny piggy banks, shaggy pillows and other fun home accessories. [Image: R. Lopez]
If you love the CB2 catalog's colorful urban vibe, see it come to life at the CB2 showroom in Georgetown. And keep an eye out for floor sample sales, which happen every three weeks. [Image]

M29 Lifestyle

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Imagined as a gallery-like white box, M29's adorable home accessories offer a pop of color and whimsy from unique brands like Alexandria Ferguson. [Image: R.Lopez]

Salt & Sundry

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The Hostess with the Mostess award goes to Salt & Sundry in Union Market, which stocks the most charming mix of rosewood serving spoons, turkish towels, pig-emblazoned bowls, and more. It'll set you back for your home to look this good, but your guests will thank you. [Image]

Hunted House

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There's so many rad mid-century modern pieces at Hunted House, they spill out onto the sidewalk. And if you need any help envisioning how it might look in your home, owner Mark Johnson is quick with decor advice. [Image: R. Lopez]

FOUNDRY

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This year FOUNDRY made the jump from U Street to H Street NE, outfitting a sweet carriage house with an approachable and eclectic mix of vintage and antiques. Bonus: owner Yvette Freeman will customize pieces in her new workspace for you too. [Image: Kate Warren via Foundry]

Hill's Kitchen

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When we have daydreams of being a master baker or chef, Hill's Kitchen spurs us on. The independent gourmet kitchenware store also stocks an impressive selection of D.C.-branded cookie cutters and more merch. [Image]

Homebody

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For a contemporary look on the Hill, head to Homebody. The shop is going on 10 years at Barracks Row, offering sleek furniture and fun accessories. [Image]

Victoria At Home

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New Alexandria store Victoria at Home is decorated just so, with traditional furniture and Asian-inspired accent pieces that add up to a look that's refined without being fussy. [Image]

Red Barn Mercantile

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The nautical and farmhouse look feels fresh at Red Barn Mercantile. After lingering at the cute cocktail and kitchen accessories, keep walking to the back room where you'll find loads of colorful pillows, rugs, and more. [Image]

The Hour

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Maybe leave your big, unwieldy purse at home when shopping at The Hour. Lots of breakable things here. This adorable store is stocked with vintage barware, glassware and trays that will definitely inspire a cocktail hour. [Image]

Random Harvest

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Time for a grown-up living room, finally? Check out Random Harvest's selection of antique, vintage, and new furniture and accessories. Besides Old Town, find Random Harvest locations in Georgetown, Bethesda, and Arlington. [Image]

Stuart Nordin

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Interior decorator Stuart Nordin operates her design business out of lovely storefront off of King Street, where she sells a selection of home accessories from colorful floor poufs to vintage bar stools and sculptural candle holders. [Image]

Stylish Patina

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In addition to Stylish Patina's retail shop, owner Kelly Millspaugh hosts Rough Luxe, a monthly vintage furniture shopping extravaganza in a 2,500 square foot warehouse. Expect to find re-imagined vintage furniture, modern accents and salvage. [Image]

The Nest Egg

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Looking for new furniture made in the U.S.? Fairfax Corner's The Nest Egg stocks upholstered pieces from Lee Industries and Miles Talbott Furniture. [Image]

Decorium Design

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Decorium is sensory overload, with a ceiling hung with colorful chandeliers and fun knickknacks and statement pieces in every nook and cranny. [Image]

Coco Blanca

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Want to be surrounded by beachy neutrals? Coco Blanca can help you with that. The National Harbor store closed in January, so the Alexandria store is flying the flag for the shop's seashore-meets-city aesthetic. [Image]

Evolution Home

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Get browsing at Alexandria consignment shop, Evolution Home, which sells just about everything: furniture, pillows, glassware, lighting and artwork.[Image]

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The Old Lucketts Store

Vintage hip, country chic: whatever you call Old Lucketts style, it's a mecca for hunters of vintage, antique, and quirky cool. The three-story Leesburg shop is home to over 35 dealers and is open seven days a week, while also boasting a design house which hosts workshops and a monthly interior design showcase where everything is for sale. [Image]

Modern Mobler

This is a Danish teak destination. Modern Mobler is packed with beautiful mid-century modern pieces, so many that the owner Doug Meyers opened a second shop in Kensington last year. [Image]

Trohv

Housed in a former ACME grocery store, Trohv blends the old with the new, from industrial vintage pieces to Gus* Modern furniture and inventive home accessories. Consider this the hipster general store. [Image]

Rough & Ready

Rough & Ready is the OG of the D.C. vintage scene, and though they are only open on the weekends, find affordable antiques and vintage of all kinds. [Image]