a very busy and very stylish mom

Maria Jose, Mary Jo, Maria, MJ. She’ll answer to all of them, but most of us know her as the popular local mommy blogger, Very Busy Mama. On her blog, she writes about […]

we ask, we answer

Yesterday, we answered your question about walking on cobblestone streets, but you’re not the only one with questions. Susan (Zoe Boutique) had a question for Angela (Bellacara) to which we can all relate! […]

weekend recap

Sam from Kiskadee used her Roberta Roller Rabbit beach bag as a carry-on on her flight down to Georgia for a mini vacay. We all kind of wish we had gone with her. Elizabeth […]

street style: adrien

Adrien Cotton is co-owner of Fitness on the Run, a personal training gym she opened in 2004 in Old Town. Her goal? Helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle, fitness and total wellness. An […]

how to dress up a swimsuit

  Whether you aren’t entirely comfortable gallivanting poolside in nothing but your bikini, or whether you are headed straight from the beach to drinks with friends, there is always an occasion to dress up your […]

my new purse is making my wallet look bad

In February, I got a new purse. My husband and my mother had given me a combination of cash and gift cards that allowed me to treat myself to a beautiful bag. As […]

weekend recap

Serdar of Greener Cleaner treated the Kiskadee ladies to Lemon Basil popsicles from the Dairy Godmother across the street. They hit the spot on such a hot day! Lyndsay, manager of The Shoe […]

street style: chris

One of the great things about Alexandria is the diversity of style you see walking the streets. There are the prepsters, the moms in their yoga gear, the tourists in their white sneakers […]

summer sale shopping

Right now, stores are slashing prices left and right. The lowered prices, however, can cloud your judgment when it comes to what you actually need and will really wear. Last week, The Shoe […]

getting ready in the morning just got a whole lot easier

You know that feeling. When you get up late and don’t really have time to wash and style your hair. Or you got that great blowout and would love to preserve it just […]

weekend recap

Some of us stayed in Alexandria, others left town. But all of us took the time to have a little fun! Darby went home to Virginia Beach for a little R&R this past […]

street style: maria

Maria, in her own words: I am from Argentina and originally came to the USA 17 years ago for graduate school. (I have an MBA in finance and investment.) I worked for an […]

a makeover…for your feet

We love everything about butter LONDON–the carcinogen-free line of nail laquer sold at Bellacara. The colors are always fun and sometimes unexpected, leaving us wondering, “Exactly what shoes would I wear with that?” […]

accidental photo shoot

Once a month, the Stylebook team gets together at a local studio to photograph our latest monthly feature and grab a ton of product shots for content. As you have noticed, Stylebook is […]

weekend recap

Elizabeth’s red, white and blue! The ladies at Kiskadee were very busy this weekend kicking off their big summer sale! Susan with Big Red Machine legend George Foster. She was a huge Cincinnati […]

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