04.24.17

1 Tank Top, 3 Ways

Every so often, I am forced to reconfigure my limited closet space. Either I’ve purchased more clothing or the proportion of jackets to pants has changed, for example. Whatever has happened, my system […]
03.28.17

A Spring Scarf Surprise

I may be biased (I am definitely biased) but I am completely smitten with the scarves we have in our stores right now. They all come in luxurious fabrics, beautiful colors and prints, […]
03.22.17

An Alexandria-Style Makeover

I don’t remember whose idea it was to offer a collaborative makeover to one lucky winner in celebration of Small Business Saturday last year, but it was such a positive experience I hope […]
03.20.17

The Must-Have of Layering

This is a tank top. But not all tank tops are equal, and this is not your average tank top. The Raw Edge Silk Tank by Veronica Beard is the must-have layering basic […]
03.16.17

Everyone’s Favorite Bag Brand: A Trunk Show

Some things just never get old, and somehow Annabel Ingall turns out new and equally beautiful bags every season. It doesn’t matter that we’ve carried the brand for years, we’re still excited by […]
03.13.17

Color Trend: Blush and Gold

While style trends are easy to identify at market — every designer, for example, has recently made his or her version of a slide — I often miss the cues on color trends. […]
03.08.17

What to Pack: Turks and Caicos

When it comes to in-laws, I lucked out. Over the past twelve years, they have been generous, supportive, encouraging, and just downright fun. Especially on vacation! About every other year, they invite my […]
03.07.17

A Special Event at The Hive (and There’s a Giveaway!)

Since we opened last September we have consistently reloaded our racks at The Hive with clothing from Veronica Beard, and still we can’t seem to keep it in stock! It turns out our […]
03.02.17

For the Love of Gray T-Shirts

My closet at home is organized into sections. First by type — tops, dresses, blazers, etc. Then by color –light to dark. For the most part there is balance amongst the types and […]
02.27.17

Outerwear for Spring: Soia & Kyo

When Elizabeth first told me she found a brand she couldn’t pass up and one of the things she ordered was a pink trench, I admittedly had my doubts. Who’s going to buy […]
02.22.17

The New “It” Water Bottle

The Hive now carries the luxe glass bottle that will change the way you hydrate forever. And if you think that sounds dramatic you just haven’t had one yet. Always on the hunt […]
02.20.17

25 Finds under $200

I think Elizabeth Todd is one of the most brilliant businesswomen on the face of the planet. She is the reason The Shoe Hive has been a success for nearly fifteen years, and […]
02.13.17

Will You Be Our Valentine? (A Special Shopping Event + Spring Trend Alert)

We love our customers and thought it was about time we show our appreciation! And what better way to do that than to host a Valentine’s Day — or Galentine’s Day — party?! Join me, Elizabeth, […]
02.07.17

How to Score a Compliment: Wear Ulla Johnson

At this last Saturday’s Alexandria Warehouse Sale, I wore two of The Hive’s newest pieces — a red printed midi dress by Xirena and a heavy-fringed pale pink oversized cardigan. I’m still working […]
02.02.17

The One Shoe To Buy This Spring

Sometimes there’s a shoe so easy to wear and effortlessly cool it earns a following the instant it lands on the runway. It shouldn’t surprise us that this season the footwear-of-the-moment has made […]


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