How to shop last minute, locally

By Tia Dabney

Christmas is officially 10 days away, and if you're anything like us you've been procrastinating shopping for your friends, family and loved ones. You could go to the mall and deal with long lines and crowds, or sit in front of your laptop for hours searching for the perfect gift, but we've got a better idea.

D.C. is full of local shops that house creative and unique gifts that really show your loved ones you care and help support local businesses.

Below are editor-picked local shops that are sure to help you finish off your shopping list with a bang. You may even want to buy a few things for yourself, too. Don't worry, we won't tell Santa. 

Shinola

The Faribault Scarf

The Faribault Scarf

Brentwood Frame

Brentwood Frame

Blue Mix Alpaca Shawl

Blue Mix Alpaca Shawl

Sydney Hale Sea Salt + Bay Rum Candle

Sydney Hale Sea Salt + Bay Rum Candle