Tired of dressing like every other woman in your Pilates class? Check out Core72, a cheerful boutique just off Chevy Chase Circle that specializes in athletic and lounge wear. Owner Ferrall Dietrich focuses on women-owned, made-in-the-USA brands. The selection includes performance wear for running, yoga, Pilates, weight training, cycling and hiking. Stylish finds from Sundry and R&R Surplus will keep you looking cool and comfortable while running errands, and pattern-lovers will flip for the limited-edition Kim Michie yoga bags.
Core72, 5502 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.; 202-686-4258; www.core72dc.com