12.24.14

product love: jouer’s bisou bisou

Get ready to gloss it up, This lip gloss trio has the three most perfect shades of gloss. A sheer red wearable by everyone. A beautiful pink with just the right pigment. Lastly […]
12.24.14

the stylebook gift guide: last-minute gifts

Once again, Christmas has snuck up on us. It’s hard to believe that the big day is tomorrow! If you’re like us, you have not quite checked everyone off your shopping list yet. […]
12.24.14

building a loungewear wardrobe

Hopefully, you’ll be getting some good relaxing-at-home time in the next week between Christmas and New Years. This is a good time of year to take a day and just stay in and […]
12.24.14

ask stylebook: daytime jewelry?

Julie: I just purchased a pair of sparkly, dangly earrings. The young woman who sold them to me seemed to think I could wear them during the day too. Is it okay to […]
12.23.14

what to wear: last-minute lbd

If you’re celebrating Christmas this week, time is running out to get your holiday looks together and New Years is a little more than a week away. If you’re still wondering what you’ll […]
12.23.14

making great style effortless

I took these photos of my friend Karin a few weeks ago. My original intention was to use them in a “What to Wear” post, but as I was flipping through them I […]
12.23.14

the stylebook gift guide: alicia’s edition

Local stylist and personal shopper Alicia McCaslin is a regular contributor to Alexandria Stylebook and founder of the wardrobe consulting firm, The TulleBox. A master dresser herself, she has brought to this gift […]
12.23.14

ask stylebook: lower back pain?

Heather: Over the past month my back has been bothering me. What exercises should I do to help with my low back pain? Megan Brown PT, DPT, Mind the Mat: Ahh, the holidays. […]
12.22.14

what to wear: taking a walk on the wild side

It seems like animal print is a trend that is here to stay. For the past few years, we have seen these wild prints making a splash in footwear, accessories, home decor and […]
12.22.14

the stylebook gift guide: cathy’s edition

Local stylist and personal shopper Cathy Starnes is a regular contributor to Alexandria Stylebook and founder of the wardrobe consulting firm, Style Speaks. Her taste is always on-point but she remains practical both […]
12.22.14

love, joy, peace and yoga

Instead of love, joy and peace, many of us, particularly during the bustling holiday season, experience symptoms of stress, including anxiety, depression, exhaustion, insomnia, high blood pressure and more. Recent clinical research and […]
12.19.14

what to wear: timeless style

Trends come and go, but there are some things that simply never go out of style. Someone with timeless style exudes elegance no matter what age they are or what trend is current. […]
12.19.14

the stylebook gift guide: under $50

It’s a holiday (shopping) miracle. From big-ticket items to small stocking stuffers, we’ve come up with a selection of exceptional and inexpensive surprises for those you love most. (Or perhaps for those you […]
12.19.14

colored lights and holiday stress

There may be a few of you out there that are less prepared for Christmas than I am, but not a lot. I knew this year would be a little tricky with moving […]
12.19.14

on making a plan and following through

There are only a couple more weeks left in December. How have you done? Have you stuck to your goals? This is the time to make a plan. Based on your success in […]


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