Embrace the high energy of Chinatown blended with Georgetown prep that makes Washington, DC style so unique! Taking style cues from First Lady Michelle Obama, the District breathes new life into sophisticated classics fit for fun both on and off the Hill. March on the National Mall with a risk-taking outfit that breaks free of the traditional power suit and pencil skirt. Power to the peplum and plaid!

Be the next American classic with fresh takes on patriotic palettes. Express your inner DC-ist with a red dress that's bold enough to pass a bill. Headed to work but be ready for an afternoon out with a classic white button-up and a pair of flats with a pop of color. Washington, DC style means taking risks while still keeping it classy enough for a sudden meeting with the President. Run the country and a daytime date all in one day with an oldie-but-goodie stylish cuts and a splash of fresh fun patterns.

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