Shopping for souvenirs or special gifts couldn’t be easier in Alexandria, Virginia. Antique and jewelry shops are the best bet for authentic Americana and you’ll be sure to find a one-of-a-kind gift and memento at stores like The Old Town Shop. Epicures will want to check out The Spice & Tea Exchange,  which carries exotic spices, teas, and elite accessories, Bluprint Chocolatiers and Chinoiserie, which offers elegant housewares.