Chad and Krisi Hora stock Peg Leg (9600 Baltimore Ave., College Park, Md.; 301-477-3423, peglegvintage.com), the College Park vintage store they opened last November, with the type of vintage treasures they’d want in their own home. Lucky for us, they have good taste. Though they concentrate on well-priced, mid-century modern furniture (wood credenzas run $500-$900), you’ll also find a few art deco furnishings and home accents from the 1970s.
The latest contestant in D.C.’s blow dry bar wars opened its pink-filled digs last month in Dupont Circle. Blo (2126 P St., NW; 202-293-2256; blomedry.com), part of an international chain, offers $40 shampoo and blow-out combinations from the tousled “Pillow Talk” to the Anna Wintour-straight “Executive Sweet.” Stylists can also come to your home for “blo on the go” service.
Shake Up Lunch
You’ve likely never seen a salad that looks like Sisu Kind Food’s before. That’s because the mixes — prepared in Mount Pleasant — come in a Mason jar ($8 plus $1 jar deposit, Each Peach Market, 3068 Mount Pleasant St. NW; 202-525-1725). The vegan mixes rotate seasonally and include dressing varieties like chipotle and tahini.
Roanoke, va.-based designer Tricia Hash uses recycled leathers and African mudcloth to craft her minimalistic-cool line of bags, sold under the label Tree Fairfax (etsy.com/shop/treefairfax). Styles, which she sews by hand, include rich-hued backpacks (shown, $85), drawstring cross-body pouches ($40-45) and mudcloth totes ($60).
Union Market: It’s not just for foodies anymore. Friday through Sunday, the second level of the hip Northeast D.C. warehouse welcomes back Thread, a pop-up bazaar selling clothing, accessories and home goods made by indie U.S. artisans (1309 Fifth St. NE; 301-652-7400; unionmarketdc.com/thread). D.C. vendors include Mutiny (rugged men’s clothing and curios), Saint Clair (globally inspired jewelry) and Politics & Prose bookstore.