09.28.20

Marion Parke Trunk Show

If my memory serves me correctly, I think Marion Parke is the original brand that launched our trunk show series at The Shoe Hive a few years back. We had just started to […]
09.24.20

Cozy but Elevated

I know AGOLDE is a denim line, but the truth is, denim isn’t their most popular item. It is actually the sweatshirts. The fabric is cozy, but the designs are elevated. You don’t […]
09.22.20

Courtyard of Creators: CARRA Hosiery & Best Life Organics

It’s time for our second official Courtyard of Creators event! I am excited to announce that this time our Courtyard won’t have just one, but two amazing female businesses: CARRA Hosiery and Best […]
09.21.20

AGOLDE Trunk Show

Next up for our Fall Trunk Show Series is one of our newer lines you likely recall from the spring season: AGOLDE. To say this line has been a hit would be an […]
09.16.20

How to Wear a Belt

If you ever sit at a little league game or attend a philanthropic event in this town, you know none of it would work without the support of our realtors. There is no […]
09.14.20

A Belt Made Just for You

Every fall and spring we have a series of trunk shows. It is our way to launch the season and help bring in an expanded selection from some of our brands to our […]
09.09.20

Courtyard of Creators: Cheryl’s Bracelet Bar

Since we moved to our courtyard location on South Fairfax Street in 2009, events have been a big part of what we do at The Shoe Hive, and subsequently, The Hive. Whenever we […]
09.08.20

Ann Mashburn Trunk Show

Last week, we announced the arrival of Ann Mashburn at The Hive, not just the clothing line, but the actual person – the entrepreneur and designer Ann Mashburn, will be in our store! […]
09.04.20

New Jewelry Line at The Shoe Hive: OMA the Label

I realize I am making other people do the buying work for me lately. Our new bag line just walked in the door, and now for our latest jewelry line, I have to […]
09.03.20

New Shoe Line at The Shoe Hive + Fall Look Book

I have written two recent posts about changing things up at The Shoe Hive. But don’t worry, we still are, in fact, a shoe store. It just might not look the same for […]
08.31.20

Made to Order

About the time I opened The Hive in Alexandria, the Sid & Ann Mashburn store arrived in Georgetown. I often heard about how wonderful it was and when I went online to learn more about it, well, truth […]
08.25.20

Loungewear Now at The Shoe Hive

As I mentioned in an earlier post, shoes don’t seem to be on the top of everyone’s shopping list. There is something many people have inquired about though, loungewear. Yes, we have Sundry […]
08.24.20

“Simply because they make me smile…”

Typically in August, I get to head to New York City a few times. First, I go for the spring shoe market then for my favorite buying trip of all, New York Now, […]
08.21.20

Bellacara’s Best Body Scrubs

I have promised Angela for months I’d write about my “Quarantine Favorites,” which I shared earlier this week. Months, maybe even years have gone by where I have promised to write about my […]
08.20.20

New Line at The Hive: LNA

Many of my sales reps used to joke that The Hive was the “blazer store.” They were always in awe of how many blazers I could actually sell. I had to explain to […]


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