look of the day: apple picking

Last week, we all sat down to come up with a list of topics for our new daily series: look of the day. Cocktails with the girls. Board meeting. Brunch with the in-laws. […]

on how not to look like a dominatrix

Reader: Loving the leather trend but how do I wear it without looking like a dominatrix? Tara: What’s wrong with looking like a dominatrix? A little cat suit never hurt anyone. *wink* I […]

look of the day: back to school

Back to School may mean one thing to your kids, but it means another to you: a really long day. It means that after a long day at work or home you are […]

weekend recap

Angela is loving the new M. Steves skin care. The cleanser works amazingly well with her Clarisonic and the ultra-nourishing boost is her new favorite product. She adds it to everything! Susan and […]

street style: wendy

We first knew Wendy as one half of the blogging duo behind Old Town Home, a nationally acclaimed blog providing renovation tips and tutorials, decorating advice, highlights of shopping, dining, and living in […]

legging love

Last year, something unexpected happened at The Shoe Hive. Our customers went crazy for our Ilux leggings. I mean, one day a customer would purchase one pair to try them out, and the very next […]

closet app quest

You’ve seen the gorgeous pictures of Angela’s and Elizabeth’s closets. But you haven’t seen mine. And you won’t until I get it organized. My closet would shock you. As a very structured and […]

weekend recap

This weekend was a major success. Our store owners worked, played and relaxed–all important components of a successful few days! Darby wants to know if any of you have ideas for keeping her […]

street style: brooke

Brooke Curran is a mom of three and a running fanatic who laced up her shoes for the first time 15 years ago just to get out of the house for some peace […]

staying cool in fall clothes

Reader: It was 95 degrees outside yesterday. I can’t bring myself to shop for fall when it’s that hot, but stores are pretty much sold out of my size in summer wear. Should […]

zoe boutique supports breast cancer research

Zoe Boutique is delighted to offer the special Breast Cancer bracelets designed by Chan Luu. Each year, Chan donates 50% of the proceeds from the sale of these bracelets to BreastCancer.org. In support […]

two birds, one stone: shopping for summer and fall

I already told you about my pre-vacation shopping excursion at Kiskadee, but what I haven’t told you is that I also paid a visit to The Shoe Hive and Zoe Boutique. At The […]

weekend recap

With kids back in school and fall lines flooding in, our shop owners have kicked their busiest season in gear. Here’s a glimpse into what they did with their time this weekend, in […]

street style: sarah

Sarah Eley just moved to Alexandria in April from New England. A shopping enthusiast, she is quickly learning the best spots to shop in Alexandria. We are excited to welcome her as the […]

make an entrance (or an exit)

As a lover of capes my whole life, I was thrilled to find that capes were a hot trend for fall. Modern takes on this traditional silhouette allow all of us to channel […]

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