“Proof Through the Night” by Clete Johnson

I have a confession to make that will not be universally popular. Are you ready? I have always hated Facebook. I don’t know why, but it just isn’t my thing. My husband set […]

Coleman’s Canned Food Drive

We’re only getting started in this pandemic disruption, but it has meant so much to see the outpouring of support from our community for The Shoe Hive and The Hive. Folks are emailing […]

“What makes me feel better when I’m at home? Fresh flowers.”

We’re all spending more time at home than normal, and we’re all a lot more stressed out than normal. You know what makes me feel better when I’m at home? Fresh flowers. I […]

Meet our AGL Rep, Brianne

When you have a great brand and a great person to work with at the brand, it really is retail perfection. There is nothing worse than loving a brand’s styles but dreading trips […]

AGL Trunk Show: The Biggest Trunk Show of the Year at The Shoe Hive

There’s a famous old sports quote: “Dance with the one what brung ya.” Okay, maybe not everyone remembers that, but all you Texas Longhorn fans know exactly what I am talking about. There […]

Veronica Beard: From Work Wear to Casual with The Patterson Group

Last year when it came time to let everyone know about the Veronica Beard Trunk show I made a call to two of my friends, the Schell sisters (Emily Jones and Evie Cartwright) […]

It’s That Time of Year Again: It’s the Veronica Beard Trunk Show at The Hive!

The first weekend of March has become one of the biggest times of the year for The Hive. It is kind of our Super Bowl, or maybe our Kentucky Derby since it is […]

Time for an Accessories Update

We have sent out the look books for both The Shoe Hive and The Hive, and I hope you are as excited as we are about our spring styles. We also know that […]

Street Style: Kelly Ferenc

Sometimes I don’t practice what I preach. I have always said the more stores we have in Old Town, the better. When fellow merchants are frustrated with someone opening who is a potential […]

The Raincoat You Need

I wish I had a dollar for every time it’s been raining out and I go to my closet and realize I don’t own an actual raincoat. I have water resistant coats galore […]

Inspired by Little Women

Typically when Oscar night rolls around I realize I have turned into my parents and have not seen a single movie that was nominated. When my kids were younger I had the animated […]

Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale is This Weekend!

This weekend is the biggest discount shopping event of the season. Really, it’s the bargain hunter’s highlight of the year: the Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale. It has been a winter tradition for 15 […]

The Hive Spring Lookbook

Spring is not right around the corner – this last cold blast reminds us we have some time to wait. But of course, soon all we will have on our shelves at The […]

The Shoe Hive Spring Lookbook

It seems to be a little easier to transition spring shoes immediately into one’s wardrobe than it is to move some clothing. Well, maybe not sandals and espadrilles. But flats, sneakers, and pumps […]

Meet the Hive Gals

Change is a good thing. At least that is what people tell me when it happens so I don’t have a panic attack. Truth be told, I am a creature of habit. Which […]

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