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Washington DC maybe our Nation's Capitol and be known for its inside the beltway politics, grand monuments and federal period architecture, but it is also about style and substance. The political guard may change every four years; tourists from around the world visit our historic landmarks, diplomats ebb and flow, but DC fashionistas are here to stay.

There are so many reasons that honing your style in this incredibly diverse city is so important. With the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington Monument and the so modest residence on Pennsylvania Ave as your backdrop, it would be downright unpatriotic not to dress in your best frock or ensemble when stepping out for the evening in this glorious city. You will find the perfect dress at one of the boutiques featured on DC Dress.

DC Dress 1 Not sure what to wear when you have accepted an invitation from the ambassador of Paraguay to attend an evening of culture and cuisine at his residence, I am sure any of the fashion professionals from our boutiques, featured on DC Dress, can guide you to what is appropriate, and yes you can't go wrong with the 'little black dress'.

I would suggest that you step out of your comfort zone and let the fashion insiders guide you to a bit of color. How about a tangerine sheath or a aquamarine one shoulder goddess dress, you can never go wrong with a strapless white empire waist dress with chunky gold jewelry.

So spread your wings, add color and patterns to your look, you are never too old or young to discover your inner Chanel.

Interspersed in the sea of t-shirts and shorts in and around DC are some ultra chic sophisticated Washingtonians. They know how to dress for their day of lobbing on Capitol Hill and how to accessorizing their ball gown so they may attend one of DC's premier events. Such as the Opera Ball, which is attended by the who's who of government and is held in a different embassy each year.
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Washingtonians are comfortable in polos and jeans when attending the Capitol Area Food Bank Blue Jeans Ball to white tie and tails to attend one of the ten Inaugural Balls. By the way, you want to buy your ball gown from one the boutiques featured on DC Dress so you won't meet yourself leaving as you make your entrance. Nothing worse than running into someone else wearing your dress, just so annoying. Department stores, as a rule, can't guarantee that you will be the only one wearing a particular dress.

DC Dress 1 The political guard changing every four years means opportunity for those new to the political scene. You have found yourself uprooted and in a new city and you no longer can wear jeans to work.

What's a girl to do. Good news, you have goggled for a dress and you found this site. Our fashion experts can help you build a wardrobe, take your time and buy classic pieces that you can wear again and again. I would strongly suggest not buying multiple cheap imitations that won't last and will be out of style tomorrow.

Let the stylists help you hone your unique style, you may have a figure that is fuller at the hips and smaller at the top, your fashion professional will help you find a dress design that takes the attention away from your hips, a dress that is full or A-line with an open neck or strapless, ask for input they are the fashion insider. You may have the classic feminine silhouette, full bust, and curvy hips with a defined waist, you can't go wrong with a wrap or a jersey dress with a fitted waist.

An Empire Waist or Baby doll dress style with a full or a-line shirt is most appropriate for a gal who doesn't have a waist. No worries, you will find gorgeous dress, fabulous suits, breath taking ball gowns or even your wedding dress at one of DC Dress's fashionable boutiques. Let them help you dress with style and grace but what is appropriate for the event you are attending, an evening of Jazz at the Savoy Suite Hotel or just knocking around one of Georgetown's popular haunts, you will look marvelous and hitting the town with confidence in your new frock or outfit.

Accessories: Shoes, Handbags, Jewelry and more....

A girl can't have enough shoes, just is in our blood. DC Dress features uniquely stylized Shoe Boutiques providing the inner shoe 'w--e' in all of us so delicious we can't live without. So once you have inhaled the aroma, squealed over a pair of hot pink patent leather peep toe pumps, come back to earth if your event requires dancing with long night of standing and walking. The shoe boutiques know who they are selling to, they know that DC has all kinds of functions that keeps the girls on their feet, let them guide you to a gorgeous pair of shoes that are also comfortable.

You may want to bring your dress, ball gown, or ensemble with you so you successfully put your look together. You never want to be too matchy matchy, that was a few generations ago. So all the old rules are out the window, so ask for help, these fashion insiders know how to put a look together so you look elegant, sophisticated and always feminine. By the way it is OK to go for trends, take some chances, leap out of your comfort zone, rest assure these fashion professionals are committed to having you look your best. You are their walking advertisement.

Don't forget the handbag, so important, and yet often overlooked. Your handbag maybe the one color accent piece that takes your black sheath from day to evening. It is amazing what Accessories do to an outfit, by switching up your jewelry and handbag, you suddenly are ready for an evening out, or maybe you switch up your shoes and handbag voila you are headed out to dinner with little effort.

To gain insight to how to re work your look, what are good colors to have in hand bags, ask your stylist, they know they always know. The boutiques featured on DC Dress know their stuff, don't be shy, ask for help, the fashion forward staff can help you choose the what works, and won't let you leave with an item that doesn't.

Jewelry is absolutely wide open; from fun inexpensive pieces to heirlooms. You can have a ball mixing it up. Today's costume jewelry is fresh, innovative, incorporating semi-precious stones, crystals, leather, glass beads and shells. Gorgeous unique and affordable, see what fabulous jewelry your boutique has in their display case. DC Dress features boutiques that carry the full gamut of jewelry, earrings to stackable rings, bangles, brooches, necklaces and anything you can imagine, it is here on a DC Dress boutique.

Washingtonians are stylishly out and about Embassy Row, Georgetown, Old Alexandria, U Street Corridor, Anacostia, and even on the 'Mall'. The fashionistas have a strong hold in DC.

DC Dress is a source for all your fashion needs including your Wedding Dress, Prom Dresses, Bridesmaid's Dresses, Mother of the Bride Dresses, Evening Wear, Ball Gowns, to designer jeans and sports wear.

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