Handmade & DIY


In an age of pre-fabricated mini-malls mimicking the real-life town centers of the last century, Alexandria offers something different: authenticity. Nowhere is this more evident than in the city’s thriving artisan-focused galleries and shops.

What began as an offshoot to the city’s vibrant arts scene epitomized by the world-renowned Torpedo Factory Art Center is now a great collection of merchants offering one-of-a-kind handcrafted products and supplies. Makers spaces include the wildly popular fibre space, a full-service knit and crochet community.

The Old Town Shop is a unique take on local gifts. We celebrate Alexandria’s charm and historic heritage through custom...
104 S. Union Street
Bloomers is your local basic undergarment and solutions store, offering practical and pretty undergarments, sleepwear and lounge-wear. We are not...
924 King Street
Dejan Studio Jewelry specializes in one-of-a-kind designs with a focus on unique custom engagement, wedding and other celebration rings. Each...
105 N. Union Street Studio 23
Distinctive, quality furniture, new and pre-owned furnishings and home accents. Interior designer samples, fine art, garden and architectural decor. Conveniently...
4926-C Eisenhower Avenue Alexandria, VA 22304
Specializing in high quality virgin hair extensions, synthetic and human hair wigs and beauty products. Curated by a staff of...
508-D S. Van Dorn Street Alexandria, VA 22304
Goldfinch is a luxury home and lifestyle boutique offering a scintillating environment of enviable gifts and curated curiosities from renowned...
806 N. Fairfax Street
Imagine Artwear showcases the best in contemporary American crafts, selling sophisticated clothing, jewelry and accessories made exclusively by American artists.
1124 King Street
A confectionery since 1947, Kilwins has been a celebrated part of Americana, having earned a reputation for providing high quality...
212 King Street
Located two blocks from the waterfront in Old Town, King Street Souvenirs is your one stop shop for gifts and...
217 King Street
MANSE is a housewares and lifestyle store focused on carrying unique and artisan-made products.
113 S. Columbus Street
Mason and Greens is the Washington, D.C. area’s first zero waste shop. Committed to bringing the cleanest home and personal...
913 King Street
2000 Mount Vernon Avenue Alexandria, VA 22301


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