DC's rich history of punk and hardcore can be celebrated in many ways (punk walking tour/pilgrimage, obsessive ebaying for records, etc) but how about referencing the old school for the awesome awesome and ahead-of-their-time looks that were cultivated?
You have to read the archives of the entire blog, it brought tears to my eyes. Also, if you're interested in finding where Erin Wasson and Alexander Wang got their whole deal from, it's there.
P.S. Not DC, but had to post this: