So, what did you think of the District Flea? (PHOTOS)

September 16, 2013

The stream of people through the gates on Ninth Street NW for District Flea started early Saturday and didn't stop till all deer antlers, leather motorcycle jackets and Daft Punk LPs had been snapped up, and the food stalls began to run out of the staples.

A $70 cerulean Louis Vuitton bag here, a kale taco there, hipster babies pretty much everywhere: All in all, it was strong showing for the inaugural market organized by the founders of New York's Brooklyn Flea.

Read: The District Flea FAQ: What you need to know about D.C.'s new street market

For the next five Saturdays, vendors will be camping out from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the lot at 945 Florida Ave. NW.

Before then, check out photos from inside Saturday's market and tell us: Did you go? What did you think about the shopping, the food and the market -- not to mention the lines? Did you buy anything? Share your comments, shopping tips and suggestions in the comments.

Lavanya Ramanathan is a professional eater/drinker/thinker for Weekend and the Going Out Guide. University of Texas. Northwestern University. Rap fan.
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