If you work in an office, you probably live most of your life in office wear. Dressing for the office can be expensive and problematic. Clothes that look better on the rack and garments that are uncomfortable are just a couple of the complaints most people have about traditional office wear. However, there is a way to dress for success while looking stylish and being comfortable. These DC stores specialize in business attire for men and women, and they will go the extra mile to help you look your best.
Hugh & Crye
300 Tingey St. S.E., Suite 140 
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 250-3807

Hugh & Crye started out as an online company, seeking to help men afflicted by lousy fitting dress shirts. Co-founders Pranav Vora and Philip Soriano developed a system to deliver a custom fit shirt that is both affordable and sustainable. As business picked up, they added a brick and mortar location where fans could browse and find their fit. Bring those old dress shirts from the back of the closet to get 10 percent off your order. Hugh & Crye will set you up with some great fitting shirts and donate the old ones to those in need.

Christopher Kim’s Custom Tailoring
2000 M St. N.W. 
Washington DC 20036
(202) 955-5467

The best fit is always a custom fit when it comes to business suiting. Christopher Kim’s Dupont Circle shop transforms off the rack clothing or whips up something completely unique and custom to you. The shop carries a range of apparel brands including Hickey Freeman, Johnston & Murphy and Joseph Abboud. Christopher Kim’s talented tailors can also handle all types of clothing for the ladies. Need a tuxedo? The shop can supply you with a rental or your own custom fit tuxedo.

Everard’s Clothing
1802 Wisconsin Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 298-7464

Everard’s Clothing is a family-owned Georgetown shop offering the best in men’s and women’s clothing. You’ll find plenty of things to wear off the rack or go custom with Everard’s in-house tailoring services. Everard’s also carries a large range of accessories including cufflinks, ties and pocket squares. Ladies will find a considerable inventory of shoes for both work and play. The boutique is always adding new styles and hosting designer trunk shows.

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Sherman Pickey
1647 Wisconsin Ave. N.W. 
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 333-4212

Sherman Pickey is one of the latest additions to the DC fashion landscape. Named for the owner’s dogs, Sherman Pickey focuses on modern clothing for both women and men. From the office to happy hour, this little shop has everything essential for the dapper gentlemen or lady. Brands represented include Kate Spade, Milly, Peter Millar and Sail to Sable.

Dash’s Of Old Town
1114 King St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 299-4015

If you’re looking to get a superior look coupled with superior service, look no further than Dash’s of Old Town. Dash’s proprietor has an extensive history in the men’s clothing industry, coupled with experience in his family’s Old Town boutique. The store’s mission is to provide excellent customer service and to furnish clients with a wardrobe that is both stylish and exceptionally tailored to fit. Appointments are recommended, but browsing is always welcome.

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Christa Emmer is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in broadcast journalism. She has experience as a news writer, editor and producer in television news. Follow her on twitter @ChristaEmmer. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.