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- Nautical, but still red, white, and blue at Juicy Couture in Georgetown.
- Stars and stripes shirts via Tibi and Gryphon, respectively, at Georgetown boutique Wink.
- 14th Street's eclectic stationery shop Pulp.
- DC and Obama pride at Pulp.
- In Friendship Heights, check out a limited edition inaugural-inspired collection at White House | Black Market.
- Mannequins lead the way to the Park Hyatt Inauguration-themed Saks Fifth Avenue pop-up.
- Hotel guests can shop for cufflinks, clutches, Edward Marc Capitol collection chocolate, and patriotic blankets to bring to the Inauguration ceremony.
- Find official Obama swag at the F Street 57th Presidential Inauguration Store pop-up downtown.
- Flags decorate the storefront at beloved 14th Street furniture shop Miss Pixie's.
- Vintage patriotism at home decor shop Foundry on U Street.
- Lululemon on P Street in Logan Circle.
- Flag-emblazoned displays at Tiny Jewel Box in Dupont Circle.
- Presidential history is front and center at Washington Brooks Brothers locations.
- Brooks Brothers' Connecticut Avenue shop window celebrates dressing 39 out of 44 presidents.
- Gowns and tuxes at consignment shop Tari in Georgetown.
- Obama logo pajamas at Georgetown's Inauguration Station pop-up.
- Fancy frocks in the inaugural ball-themed windows at the Metro Center Macy's on G Street.
- Slightly less glamorous: all the Porta-Potties scattered downtown in preparation for the crowds during Monday's ceremony.
While the nation anxiously awaits Michelle Obama's dress decision, DC shops have been busy preparing for a weekend chock-full of Inaugural balls, galas, and events. After all, this is a party that only comes around every four years.
Join in on the fun with a look at our favorite patriotic window displays, decked out with plenty of stars and stripes in honor of President Obama's second Presidential Inauguration. Georgetown, U Street, and 14th Street boutiques are leading the red, white, and blue charge, while a handful of national retailers are going all out, too. White House | Black Market is showcasing its Inaugural-inspired dress collection at select Washington locations, Brooks Brothers is celebrating its role in the history of presidential suiting with commemorative window displays, and Saks Fifth Avenue is hosting a weekend-long pop-up stocked with gala necessities and political memorabilia at the Park Hyatt hotel.
But the most obvious (and much less chic) sign that Inauguration weekend is here? There are Porta Potties absolutely everywhere.—Adele Chapin
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