12.15.17

Great Gifts for Kids of All Ages

There are many aspects of the holiday season that I love, from the festive music and lights to the spirit of the season and family time. I also truly love giving gifts to […]
12.15.17

With Our Custom Stocking Service, Give (or Get!) the Gift of Beauty, Personalized!

Everyone loves a stocking! Lots of fun, little things selected thoughtfully and specifically for a someone special. But who has the time? We do!!! What’s more…we know what’s hot, what’s necessary, and what […]
12.15.17

Street Style: Chris Kidd

We have always had a few men at The Shoe Hive and The Hive working behind the scenes. My dad and business partner, for one, makes sure all the bills are paid, along […]
12.14.17

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…To Live in Alexandria!

Real estate typically slows down at this time of year as folks travel or hunker down in cold weather, but this season has been unusually busy, especially in Old Town, where people have […]
12.14.17

You Got the Great Outfit. Now What?

You have a party, and you have the outfit…but accessories have you stumped!  You are in good company. Why can’t you just stop after finding the outfit?  Well, it’s simply not finished, that’s why. […]
12.14.17

The Perfection of a Button-Down Shirt, Styled by Age (and, pssst…a Flash Sale!)

A button-down shirt is my absolute favorite item in my closet. This is a love affair of necessity — I mean what else would I wear under my voluminous collection of blazers? But […]
12.13.17

“I loved every square inch of this house…”

Alexandria, Virginia and Savannah, Georgia are two of my favorite towns. It just so happens I have a small house in each city. They are so similar in so many ways. Just like Alexandria, […]
12.13.17

Be Your Own Mixologist: How To Make Your Holiday Wear Work Harder (with Cocktails To Match!)

Some of us will have lots of social events during the holiday season. Holiday office parties, school functions with the kids, neighborhood gatherings, etc. It isn’t practical for your budget or your carefully […]
12.13.17

Want To Feel Younger? Try these 3 Exercises

Let’s cut to the chase. We’ve learned how to get rid of “Bingo” arms. We know how to drop 10 pounds. And we even know how you – or your loved ones – can really […]
12.13.17

Stylebook’s Gift Guide No. 5

Still looking for inspiration? Forgot to get a gift for someone on your list? Have no fear! We have some great last-minute gifts, which also make super stocking stuffers, all picked out for […]
12.12.17

Beauty for the Holidays: Nude Eyeliner, a Multi-Tasking Must-Have

You’ve seen it before…nude eyeliner. You probably looked at it and thought, “that’s weird.” I used to feel the same before I understood that everyone should have one. It is the hardest working […]
12.12.17

SAXX: Life-changing Underwear, a Lifesaving Guy…and His Dog

When I first ran into this company at market in New York, I was slightly uneasy because I’d never had any experience with men’s underwear, but they did such a great promotion and […]
12.12.17

’tis the Season To Be Cozy

We loved the snow this weekend! Even though it wasn’t around for long, there was something extra cozy about sitting by the fire, cuddled up in a throw, reading a book, and maybe […]
12.12.17

The Gift of Health, the Gift of an Experience: Mind the Mat’s Holiday Gift Guide

When thinking of giving gifts to my loved ones, what immediately comes to mind is that they have everything they need and most of what they want. Yet two things we can never […]
12.11.17

1 Holiday Dress, Styled for 3 Holiday Events

The holiday season is upon us and that means celebratory events from casual to professional to glam will be on the agenda. Deciding what to wear should be easy and fun…no stress allowed! […]


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