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Shopping Small Business Saturday in Washington D.C.

Black Friday is the biggest and the craziest shopping day of the year, but with inventories low this year at most big box stores, you might have more luck at some of our local shops. Small Business Saturday is the shopping day after Black Friday and doing your shopping at small businesses can have a big impact on local communities. By keeping your money local, you’re not only helping local business thrive, you’re keeping our community vibrant and helping our planet by using less gas and logistics. The benefits are all around! Plus, everyone knows when you shop small, you usually get more unique gifts. Washington D.C. is committed to supporting small businesses and this website is great if you’re looking for stores you can support within our community. If you’re on the hunt for gifts this holiday season, here are our choices for local stores you can check out on Small Business Saturday here in Washington D.C. Pillar and Post – Located 15 minutes away in Georgetown, Pillar and Post has been a small business pillar here in Washington D.C. since 2017. This home decor store is perfect for the anglophile in your life. Specializing in British antiques and brands, the owners of this store are former Londonites who wanted to bring the Queen’s style to Washington D.C. Pillar and Post features an ever changing collection of British antique furniture and decor, as well as modern home accessories including barware, linens, ceramics, and home fragrances from leading British brands. With gifts at every price point, this local small business was featured in House Beautiful’s “The Best Home Stores in America” December 2020 and Architectural Digest’s “The Most Beautiful Independent Store in Every State in America” October 2018. Salt and Sundry – This Washington D.C. small business is a home + lifestyle boutique featuring an eclectic mix of goods from independent makers and designers, both local and from across the globe. Founder Amanda McClements opened Salt & Sundry’s Union Market location in 2012 to share her passion for quality goods and entertaining. Since then, Salt & Sundry has grown with a second location in Logan Circle and a little sister shop, Little Leaf, offering plants, paper goods + gifts. To make shopping even easier this holiday season, check out their curated gift guide that has categories for every loved one you’re shopping for.   Pillar and Post 1647 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington, DC 20007   Salt and Sundry 1625 14th St NW Washington, DC 20009