06.30.17

The Where’s and How’s of Being a Patriotic Rebel

The 4th of July is all about two things, the events you go to and the colors you wear. (OK…and our nation’s independence, so three things!) It doesn’t matter where you stand politically, […]
06.30.17

Street Style: Maria Elizabeth

Eight years ago I needed a change…so I started with my hair! I gave myself over to Maria and a terrific friendship started.  I am so impressed with her entrepreneurial spirit and dedication […]
06.30.17

Good News!

‘Tis the season for summer sales and yes, ours has begun!  We have been so fortunate…our customers have LOVED our summer collection.  Alas, we need to make room soon for fall arrivals…unbelievable!  Shop […]
06.29.17

Red [Lipstick], White, and Blue [Eyeliner]

Independence Day is upon us! However you celebrate, make sure your makeup is ready for the occasion.  The Firework-Watcher You’re fun, you’re young, and you’re ready to celebrate Independence. The Lip: Keep it […]
06.29.17

Summer Afternoon Relaxing + Evening Entertaining

It’s that late-June time in the summer where it’s nice and warm outside, but not yet the muggy August season that makes it hard to entertain outdoors. So I’m taking advantage of the […]
06.29.17

Live in the (Style) Present, Prepare for the (Style) Future

When I started working in retail, I discovered I had an uncanny ability for visual recall. I wasn’t always great with names but faces and clothing became finely ingrained in my memory. This […]
06.28.17

Red, White, and BBQ

Lately I’ve been all about owning my truths, as weird as they may be. One of my many truths is that I LOVE condiments. I believe that more is always better and that […]
06.28.17

Does Weighing Yourself for Weight Loss Work? (Part 1) 

Should you weigh yourself daily, weekly, monthly, or not at all? Where I am landing on this one just might surprise you. I’ll give you a hint: there is no real, perfect number for any […]
06.28.17

The Top 3s: What Your Neighbors Are Buying…and Why

We have thousands of products in the store. Hundreds of lipstick shades, hundreds of moisturizers, hundreds of eyeliners. I think sometimes people don’t realize how much stuff there actually is when they come in, […]
06.27.17

The Booty Band: Trust Us on This

So my sister, Paige, is extremely athletic. She played lacrosse at UNC Chapel Hill and truly enjoys working out. I, on the other hand, jammed my finger tripping up the steps at work […]
06.27.17

Packing for the Amalfi Coast

This July, my family is heading to the Amalfi coast for vacation! My husband I are super excited and feel very fortunate to make this trip with our three grown children and their […]
06.27.17

Best of the Rest: Shoe Edition

The best part of our annual summer sale (even more so than the winter sale in my opinion) is that the majority of styles you purchase can be worn that same day and […]
06.26.17

Tried-and-True Trina

I can’t help myself…I am obsessed with Trina Turk!  Maybe we shouldn’t do another post regarding her designs…but hey, we posted it in the spring and the summer season has begun with new, […]
06.26.17

Best of the Rest: Clothing Edition

If you’ve followed our Stylebook posts for a while, you’re already familiar with this format. The end of a retail season rolls around, we launch a big store-wide sale, and then I write […]
06.26.17
Six Picks 08-07-2017

The Alexandria Stylebook Six Picks

Peace, love & sandy feet — we’re IN! This week we are loving a perfect sarong for the beach or pool (and the BEST hair product to go with), a shore-inspired clutch, a […]


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