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Washington Business Journal

August 11, 2015

How the new Current Boutique in Clarendon takes inspiration from 'Sex and the City'

Current Boutique, the local chain of consignment stores launched by Carmen Lopez back in 2007, grew out of its first location on Wilson Boulevard in Clarendon long ago. Read more


Northern Virginia

Sept 25, 2014

How to Extend the Life of your Clothes: 11 Tips from an Expert

Carmen Lopez, Owner of Current Boutique, a chain of award-winning local designer consignment stores, knows clothes. Read more


DC Consignor

Aug 9, 2014

D.C. Mystery Woman Helps Put Designer Clothes In Reach

Designer clothes are loved by many, but few can afford the price tag. News4 found a mystery woman in D.C., who is helping to put the fashion in your reach. Angie Goff was there as the mystery woman made her secret drop-off at a local boutique. Watch the video


bethesda magazine

March 8, 2014

Best of Bethesda

The 2014 "Best of Bethesda" results are available in the January/February issue of Bethesda Magazine. Read more


arlington magazine

March 8, 2014

Best of Arlington

Our second annual readers' poll asked locals to identify their favorite restaurants, doctors, home services, shops and more. Survey says? Read more

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2014 Best of Clarendon

A Guide to the BEST in the Clarendon-Courthouse-Ballston Corridor Read more


Washington Business Journal

November 22, 2013

How I ... Used social media as a business

Current Boutique is barely a month into its new online store, but it’s no rookie to the realm of social media. Read more



October 18, 2013

Failure Isn’t an Option

When You Blow Your Entire Life Savings Carmen opened a cloting boutique that helped savvy shoppers recycle their wardrobes with the best fashion designers in the market. Read more


washington post

October 17, 2013

Women’s Apparel

At Current, you’re just as likely to find a pristine Emilio Pucci frock as you are the discontinued dress from Anthropologie you always kicked yourself for not buying when you had the chance. Read more



The Votes Are In

What burger joints and rooftop bars do our readers like best? Where do they buy clothes for their kids? Which local figure do they find most villainous? Read more


Northern Virginia

Best of NoVA 2012: ArlingtonPlace for Shopping.

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October 15, 2013

Say Hello to Current Boutique’s Brand New Online Store

The local consignment chain launched its e-shop today. Read more


Meet Obsession

October 17, 2013

Current Boutique Expands Consignment Concept to E-Commerce Platform

Current Boutique, arguably the District’s premiere consignment retailer with four locations in the area, is moving beyond metro city lines to the vast reaches of cyberspace with a new online shop. Read more

Refinery 29

October 15, 2013

Love A Designer Bargain? This New E-Store Is For You

We try to exercise restraint when it comes to discretionary spending, but every so often, we get that "burning a hole in our pocket" feeling. The solution? A shopping splurge — but preferably one that doesn't leave us with a major case of buyer's regret. Enter Current Boutique, the homegrown retail chain that is a literal fountain of sartorial inspiration...Read more

Earlier Posts

Washington Biz Journal

October 9, 2013 — Current Boutique expands into online sales

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March 10, 2014 — Style Redux

northern virginia

December 2011 —Best Boutiques

 If the names Alexander Wang, Cole Haan and Trina Turk top your fashion label crushes, chances are they’re also crushing your wallet. Read more

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Current Boutique Review


November 1, 2013 — BApps and Sites to Resell Your Clothes

Northern Virginia

October 9, 2013 — Best Boutiques 2011


April 30, 2013 — Consign Your Clutter


July 9, 2012

Best of Washington 2012: Cheap and Chic

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Washington Business Journal

July 29, 2011 — 14th Street reaches its restaurant, retail prime


November 31, 2011 — Budget fashion holiday gifts series: Current Boutique


January 7, 2011 — D.C. Shopping: Adventures in upscale consignment shopping in Arlington


August 20, 2010 — Washington-area neighborhoods: In Clarendon, look beyond the chain stores


January 24, 2010 — Consignment chic comes to King Street - local shoppers flock to budget-friendly designer apparel


December 21, 2009 — Fashion BS Celebrates Opening of Current Boutique 2nd Location


October 6, 2009 — Washingtonian Sidewalk Style; Cute and Crafty


July 15, 2009 — Examiner Reuse-Regain-Recycle


May 2007 — Your Guide to Fun in MD, DC, and VA; Neighborhood Focus (PDF)

The Washington Post

2007 — The Washington Post Sunday Source; Secondhand but First-rate (PDF)