patricia washington…staying stylish at the office

Patricia Washington is still relatively new to the Alexandria area. She recently became the President and CEO of the Alexandria Visitors and Convention Association. Since her arrival at ACVA, change is in the […]

street style: sara and florence

Ruth Barzel is a local jewelry designer that sells her handmade pieces at Kiskadee. Although we are still trying to convince her to be a street style model because she has mad style, […]

d’orsay flats

D’Orsay Flats… Say What? That’s the fancy way of saying “two-piece” flat–a trend that is everywhere right now. And truthfully, we love it! It is the perfect transitional shoe from summer to fall. […]

shapes of shades

All sunglasses are available for purchase at The Shoe Hive.  

weekend recap

Home sweet home! Darby enjoyed a perfect end of the day with her dogs at Virginia Beach, where she is from! Elizabeth and her family visited the Richmond County Fair. They took the […]

street style: kim, hannah and molly

Hannah, Molly and Kim Sackett have loved living in Old Town for the past fifteen years.  Along with Buckley (Wheaton Terrier) and Thatcher (Havanese) and Husband/Dad Dave, we enjoy living in a place […]

fade to black

With the cooler weather this past week, I couldn’t help but start to think about wearing my dark denim and cords. Quality denim, like any other garment, requires careful care to retain color […]

weekend recap

All in all, it seems this weekend was a very successful one for all of us! Sam from Kiskadee splurged on a fantastic new pair of wedges, making us all think we need […]

street style: sarah

I moved here from Oregon with my husband and furry companion only three months ago but Alexandria has stolen my heart – I love it here! I work at Mint Condition Designer Consignment […]

color crush: cobalt blue

We’ve got the blues! For cobalt that is. This electric hue is all over the runways and has frequently been donned by our favorite royal, Kate Middleton. How do I rock this striking […]

weekend recap

Three of our four stores were busy with Alexandria’s Sidewalk Sale this weekend. Hopefully you all got a chance to snatch up some of the great deals around town! Kiskadee took the meaning […]

street style: darby

We generally reserve our street style feature for our readers and the stylish women we encounter in the streets of Alexandria. Yesterday, however, Darby was headed to The Front Porch in Del Ray […]

dare to bare

It has been a few years since I worked in an office environment in the summertime. But it was always the debate “Is it okay to wear bare legs with a skirt or […]

these boots were made for walkin’

A neutral bootie, somewhere between tan and gray (taupe?) is very in right now. Fall is around the corner and a bootie in this soft color makes it easy to transition from warmer to […]

weekend recap

The manager of Kiskadee, Sam, traveled to Georgia for her dad’s wedding, and brought gluten-free goodies from the Happy Tart in Del Ray. Susan (Zoe Boutique) spent her birthday weekend at the shows […]

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