Shop online without leaving your home while showing your love for the independently owned stores that need your support more than ever. To find new favorites, look no further than our roundup of Alexandria, VA’s online shopping experiences.

Home Goods

Pictured: The Hour. Image Credit: Sarah Marcella Creative for Visit Alexandria

Bashford & Pitt: Carrying aromas from warm and inviting to crisp and fresh, Bashford & Pitt has a scent for every mood and occasion.

Boxwood: Explore Boxwood’s online selection of eclectic decor and gifts to give your (or a loved one’s) living space a style boost.

Goldfinch: Treasure hunt online amongst Goldfinch’s curated curiosities, brought to you by renowned interior designers Jeff Akseizer and Jamie Brown.

Patina Polished Living: Spruce up your home and garden with Patina Polished Living, a home, garden and gift shop specializing in a mix of vintage and new, from Herend porcelain to Kew pots from London’s Royal Botanic Gardens.

Red Barn Mercantile: Explore Red Barn’s collection of high-quality home goods and gifts including furniture, home décor, kitchen and bath essentials and much more, including local designers and Alexandria-themed products.

Shop Made in VA: New in fall 2021, the sister shop of Shop Made in DC showcases the talents of Virginia-based designers, artists, and makers, including Alexandria locals, with products ranging from candles to t-shirts to greeting cards and beyond.

The Hour: Up your cocktail (or mocktail) game, or share something sparkly with a loved one, when you shop The Hour’s vintage designer barware collection.

Fashion

Pictured: Threadleaf. Image Credit: Sarah Marcella Creative for Visit Alexandria

3 Sisters: Find something fabulous from this family-run boutique’s online store, featuring upscale-casual fashions for women, plus jewelry and other accessories. Don’t miss sister store Lucky Knot’s site for preppy styles with a nautical twist.

Imagine Artwear: Scroll through Imagine Artwear’s site to shop sophisticated clothing, jewelry and accessories made exclusively by American artists.

Monday’s Child: From baby footies to monogram-able children’s clothing, there’s always something darling to discover online at Monday’s Child.

Threadleaf: Shop Threadleaf, helmed by former Obama administration attorney Nicole McGrew, for fashion-forward clothing and accessories that are responsibly made with respect for the environment, suppliers and customers. 

Jewelry, Beauty and Self-care

Pictured: She’s Unique. Image Credit: Sarah Marcella Creative for Visit Alexandria

Bellacara: Alexandria’s premier beauty boutique offers high-end cosmetic, skin and hair care products, including brands like Westman Atelier, Augustinus Bader, Kiehl’s, Bumble & Bumble, Smashbox, Dermalogica and more.

Dejan Studio Jewelry: Shop for something that shimmers at this Torpedo Factory Art Center-based studio’s online shop.

Gold Works: Gold Works’ online collection carries beautiful, sought-after name brands and supplies the finest cut and polished diamonds and precious stones available.

Serafino: Leather goods both large and small abound across Serafino’s online shop, including silk scarves, Florentine stationery and gift items, hand-chosen from small, family-owned artisan workshops across Italy. 

She’s Unique: She’s Uniquespecializes in stunning simplicity, offering jewelry from up-and-coming stateside designers as well as globally-sourced pieces.

Today’s Cargo: As a one-of-a-kind Old Town jewelry store for over 40 years, Today’s Cargo offers jewelry pieces and accessories vary in style from classic to modern, simple to artsy, whether you want pared-down pieces or a Saturday night showstopper.

Wear Ever Jewelry: Peruse Wear Ever Jewelry’s curated collections of handmade craft jewelry by U.S. artists, including silver, gold, gems and alternative materials.

Your CBD Store: Those 18 and older can browse Your CBD Store online for superior quality hemp-derived products like oils to edibles to skin care topicals.

Consignment

Pictured/Image Credit: Vintage Mirage

Twist Boutique: Take a look at Twist, a women’s fashion consignment boutique offering style seekers one-of-a-kind pieces, from clothing and accessories to home furnishings and gifts.

Vintage Mirage Scroll back in time with Vintage Mirage, and find retro consigned jewelry, clothing and accessories from the 19th century to today.

Creative Outlets

Pictured: fibre space. Image Credit: Jenna Markley

AR Workshop: Get crafty with AR Workshop’s DIY to-go projects—from ornament kits to customizable painted planks to chunky blankets—or shop for pre-made home décor.

Artistic Artifacts: Inspire your next creative pursuit by perusing Artistic Artifacts, a resource for textiles and mixed media art supplies.

fibre space: Fuel your knitting knack (or order a kit to learn) from fibre space, which specializes in unique yarns and fibres from hand-dyed, independent, local and U.S.-made sources for knitting, crochet and spinning.

Artwork

Image Credit: Rusty Kennedy for Visit Alexandria

Principle Gallery: Add to your own gallery wall or gift a loved one with something special when you buy an oil painting or bronze sculpture from Principle Gallery.

Kyo Gallery: Grow your collection virtual by browsing Kyo Gallery‘s selection showcasing the most talented artists from around the world. 

The Art League: Browse The Art League’s gallery shop to find one-of-a-kind artwork available to ship or schedule a pickup.

Outdoor and Recreational Gear

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Pacers Running: Stay home and schedule a virtual fitting with Pacers for your next pair of shoes so you can hit the ground running and beat your PR. Virtual sports bra fittings are also available.

Unlimited Biking: Find everything you need for hitting the trails on two wheels, from bikes to apparel to accessories, at Unlimited Biking’s online store.

More to Explore

Pictured: Penny Post. Image Credit: Sarah Marcella Creative for Visit Alexandria

Made in ALX: Explore Made in ALX to find hand-crafted, thoughtful items from more than three-dozen Alexandria-based creators.

Old Town Books: Find your next great page-turner from Old Town Books’ online staff picks or mail-order subscription service, then rep your reading pride with the independent bookstore’s custom merch—our favorites include shop dog Scout.

Penny Post: A project of Red Barn Mercantile owner Amy Rutherford, Penny Post offers beautifully designed greeting cards, pens, stationery and other printed treasures throughout their online store.

Spice & Tea Exchange: Warm up and calm down with a new blend from Spice & Tea Exchange, along with bath salts and more self-care items to gift or save.

Ten Thousand Villages: Virtually explore fair-trade and eco-friendly Ten Thousand Villages to shop for unique, handmade products from around the world including soaps, jewelry, crafts and other items from international artisans.

The Shops at Mount Vernon: From pancake flour ground on site at the estate’s gristmill to heirloom seeds to signed historical books and more, The Shops at Mount Vernon’s collection makes it easy to check off your list online.

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Header Image Credits: Chris Cruz for Visit Alexandria (left); Misha Enriquez for Visit Alexandria (right)

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