05.23.17

Sunscreens: Our Best Bets

It’s time for our yearly reminder that sunscreen found in makeup is not meant to be your stand-alone protection. That is your insurance policy. You’d have to use so much of your makeup […]
05.23.17

Graduation! The First White Dress

One’s wedding day is not the only momentous occasion to wear the quintessential white gown…graduation day is on that list, too! And like a wedding, graduation is a major event that marks the end […]
05.23.17

Memorial Day Staff Picks: BBQ Edition

As I write this post my mouth is watering just thinking about my Memorial Day barbecue!  So many family and friends gather together on this day of remembrance to honor their loved ones […]
05.22.17

The Alexandria Stylebook Six Picks

A golden swan drink floatie? Yes, please. Also obsessed with this perfect weekend “escape” bag, a handy sunscreen stick so you’re never without (you should never be without!), and, psssst, a secret pre-sale just […]
05.22.17

Daughter Jewelry

On Tuesday nights during most of the 1980s I would look forward to watching The A-Team with my brother, Brett. As most younger sisters do, I looked up to my older sibling so […]
05.22.17

Memorial Day Staff Picks: Beach Edition

Memorial Day weekend is THE unofficial official opening of beach season!  We dream of the warm sun on our skin and the heat of the sand on our toes.  Whether you sit on […]
05.19.17

How To Wear Dresses + Sneakers

I have officially banned myself from buying another pair of sneakers for the next six months. The number of sneakers I have accumulated over the past six months is disturbing, and at some […]
05.19.17

Raw Stone Jewelry

At Kiskadee we embrace the uniqueness of all women.  We come in different shapes, sizes, and personalities.  We recognize our wonderful individuality and it is reflected beautifully in the store, not only in […]
05.19.17

Sea Bags: A Sailor’s Delight

Now, I’m not a sailor – in fact, I prefer my feet firmly planted on terra firma, thank you very much – but I do love the mystery of the sea. It seems […]
05.18.17

“Brain Hacked,” Sleep, Lacked  

Sally* is an executive with a large trade association. Not only is she amazingly successful at work, she has four thriving and happy children, each involved in his or her passion of piano, soccer, theater, and tennis. She […]
05.18.17

Rites of Passage: From Graduation to an Empty Nest…

  Eighteen years later, this sweet baby boy is still my sweet baby boy. But now he has 12 years of an amazing education to guide him through his upcoming orientation at the […]
05.18.17

How To Wear Denim Shoes

Yesterday morning a customer was enthralled with a pair of denim sandals in our store (the amazing ones in the first look below) but wasn’t quite sure how she would wear them. Since the […]
05.17.17

Meet Maria Escobar, Master Colorist

Maria Escobar is the newest member of Bazzak. We recently sat down with her to learn more about her, her specialty (amazing color)…and why she doesn’t actually cut hair… How many years have […]
05.17.17

How To: Beat the Humidity (Skin Edition)

I don’t do well in the elements. I like to think I’m too sweet to be out in the rain without melting, too sizzlin’ to be outside when it’s already 90+, and too […]
05.17.17

Patio Crush

The sun is shining and it is finally patio weather! There is nothing I enjoy more than sipping a slightly chilled glass of rosé on a warm spring or summer evening, and no […]


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