The Stylebook Top Five

Every week we bring you the top five things we are loving. This week, the Stylebook Top Five includes the perfect umbrella, a perfect fall bootie and a new fall lip color! But […]

WHAT | WHY | HOW: The Seeds behind the Trends

August and September in fashion retail may be the hardest two months of the year. August is renowned for being one of the slowest months for retailers of women’s fashions since most of […]

Street Style: Madelyn Smith Orfitelli

About a year ago, we were looking for someone to be the new editor of Alexandria Stylebook. Christen Kinard was ready to pass the torch and we knew hers would not be easy […]

A Bootie Update: Four Styles for Fall

I know you’ve heard it before, but I suppose it bears repeating: booties are in. Three years ago, they began popping up in every fall/winter collection. Then they took over those collections and […]

On Veronicas and Dickeys

Elizabeth has a shopping problem. I can say this because I do, too. We are always telling each other about brands we’ve discovered, the new pieces we’ve bought, and our latest Instagram crushes. […]

3 Reasons Why You Need Barre To Be Part of Your Workout at Mind the Mat

  I started taking barre classes during a time in my life when I had very little time, but wanted to get a good and efficient workout. I was also burned out on […]

YOU PICK the Skincare Event!

We love skincare. (That’s why we work here.) We want you to love skincare, too! Even more than we want you to get into an amazing lipstick, we want you to feel amazing […]

Recently Opened Restaurant Report: The Italian Place

North Old Town has many things, but a place where you could get a really good, hearty Italian sub—fast—was not one of them. Until now! A niche market in a great location at […]

Easy, Every Day Elegance: Chilewich

  Saying goodbye to summer is never easy.  Suddenly we are back in the routine of pressure filled days, meeting work deadlines, making sure your kids getting homework done, and soon, even thinking […]

On Trend: Gold

It’s never really out of style, and its warm hue makes anyone glow, but this season designers have embraced the Midas touch, celebrating this winning metallic in everything from jewelry to shoes, makeup […]

From Runway to Reality: Taking Inspiration from NYFW

  As the sun sets on Spring 2017 New York Fashion Week, the last eight days have shown us the lengths to which designers will go to stay relevant in an ever-changing fashion […]

Shh…4 Secrets Your Hairstylist Wishes You Knew, Part 1

I feel like much of life as an adult woman is spent trying to find the right hairstylist. You like one, but then she moves across the country. You start seeing her former assistant, […]

“Shelfies”: How to Style an Étagère

Styling an étagère or any shelving is an art, yet should look effortless. It should be elegant and personal.  What goes on the shelves should be things that you love to look at […]

Falling for Fall: Trends To Try This Season

This is the strongest season for fashion and style in a while. Over the past few weeks, I have been wowed by how much I want for my clients AND myself. Some of […]

Our Emmys Best Dressed

It seems like all the best entertainment is on television these days, with big name movie stars eager to shine on the small screen. But does TV’s growing prestige translate to the red […]


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