01.18.19

Ulla, Ulla, Ulla

I know I am starting to sound like a broken record but I’ve just got to talk to you about the latest Ulla Johnson delivery. I can’t not share each collection with the […]
01.14.19

The Bag I Didn’t Know I Needed: The Sporty Spice by Annabel Ingall

A few months ago I was leaving a HAWT Pilates class at Mind the Mat in Del Ray and I put my suede cross-body bag across my sweatshirt as I left class. By […]
01.10.19

Save the Date! It’s the 15th Annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale

It is hard to believe it’s already that time of year, but it is once again the season of the annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale. It seems that once the holidays are over, […]
01.08.19

Resort Ready: Roller Rabbit Is Back!

The winter has thus far been super rainy, and if the weather forecasters are correct, we are in for a pretty awful winter. If you have been debating whether or not you want […]
01.04.19

Think Pink

People just don’t wear enough pink. That’s been my contention for many years and I won’t be dissuaded. I often hear people (even our beautiful model, Penelope) say they don’t look good in […]
12.31.18

The Return of the Fanny Pack. Yes, Really.

Many years ago, probably more than 12 years ago — at least — I was walking the hallways of a show in New York with two of my friends who were the buyers […]
12.27.18

Out With the Old, In With the New: It’s Sale Time!

The parties are over, the presents are unwrapped and things seem to be winding down – well, at least we all hope they are winding down. In retail, however, it means it is […]
12.20.18

A Better Version of the Best Last-Minute Gift

As you sit here and read this post you have exactly four days to finish your holiday shopping. I hate to induce anxiety, but the rubber has hit the road and it is […]
12.10.18

“I want to personally own all of the bags they make.”

I should call this post “the Amy Rutherford bag post.” It has been years, and I mean years, in the making. Amy has long asked me to carry a line called Clare V. I tried to […]
12.06.18

Everyone Wins: Men’s Night & Wish Lists

Six years ago we decided to try something crazy — kick all our female customers out of The Shoe Hive and invite men to come instead. It was the first annual Men’s Night […]
12.04.18

Tibi Trunk Show!

We have been talking about gift giving and getting all the shopping done for everyone else, but now it is time to do a little holiday shopping for yourself! One of our favorite […]
12.03.18

The 12 Days of Christmas at The Hive & The Shoe Hive

We have so much going on at the stores this month! We are doing our best to make sure that this holiday season we make your gift-giving as easy as possible. We are […]
11.30.18

Give a Gift, Get a Gift

To say we all have a more than a few things going on this time of year would be just about the world’s biggest understatement. I am even having a hard time keeping […]
11.26.18

Meet Designer Hart Hagerty

We are so excited we could just burst! It is rare that we get to host a designer, in person, at our stores, and it’s especially rare to have one who we stalk […]
11.19.18

This Small Business Saturday, Shop Small, Win Big

I have to admit, when I saw the Lin-Manuel Miranda Small Business Saturday advertisement, I got a little choked up. Really, every year I get a little teary-eyed watching the American Express ads; […]


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