On an overcast January afternoon, just days before the inauguration of President Trump, the scene was mostly quiet at CityCenterDC, a sleek open-air complex of luxury stores (Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Moncler, Dior and more), restaurants, office buildings and residences that opened in Washington’s downtown about three years ago to raised eyebrows and a certain amount of skepticism. After all, in Washington, “fashion isn’t a top priority for people,” said Kate Andersen Brower, author of “First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies,” who has lived there since 2005. Or at least it hasn’t been. But that could all be changing. “Glamour really seems to be coming back to the city,” said Trina Sams-Manning, the boutique director of Dior at CityCenterDC. “That seems to be a mission of this new administration. That bodes well for us.” Could the Trump women, with their penchant for European labels and statement clothing, change the shopping habits of the capital? Read more at The New York Times.