05.12.21

The Slip Dress Edit

One of my favorite items for summer is a slip dress. They are easy to wear and keep you cool when it is hot and sticky outside. But here is the thing, not all […]
05.10.21

The Story Behind The Lilley Line

I think the reason Alexandria Stylebook has been so popular is that it allows us to tell the stories behind the brands that we carry. I know, I love to read other store’s articles […]
05.03.21

Introducing Aviator Nation

We always get recommendations from clients about brands that we should bring to the stores. Some suggestions are easier to make happen than others. Oftentimes, the suggested brand isn’t opening new accounts, or […]
04.28.21

Aranaz At The Shoe Hive!

I love bringing in a new bag and jewelry line every season. It has become a priority for me when I go to market. I want something different that adds a little excitement […]
04.27.21

Lizzie Fortunato Trunk Show At The Hive

Last year was going to be a major spring for me. The Fortunato sisters of the brand Lizzie Fortunato were going to be in person at my store. I was so excited, and after […]
04.20.21

The Hive’s Best Pant Sale Yet

There were some things nobody wanted to buy when Covid-19 hit. Heels are the first obvious item. Of course, party attire was not selling either, because I mean, where was anyone going? The […]
04.14.21

Elizabeth’s Favorite Spring Pieces Plus Lookbooks

I can’t believe I am sending out the spring lookbooks so late this year. I think I got preoccupied with all the trunk shows and spring breaks that I totally forgot. So, you […]
04.12.21

Adina Reyter at The Shoe Hive

Remember Add-a-Bead necklaces? I had one in the 80s, and I was obsessed! I regret that I have no idea what happened to it. A few years back, I met with Meaghan of […]
04.05.21

A Sister Duo for The Ann Mashburn Trunk Show

A few years back, when we were getting ready to host our second Veronica Beard show, I knew I had to pull out all the stops when it came to the models. I […]
04.01.21

Made to Order: Ann Mashburn Trunk Show

We are thrilled to announce our second Ann Mashburn Trunk show from Thursday, April 8 to Sunday, April 11! Last fall, Ann made a visit to our store to help introduce the line […]
03.30.21

Arizona Love at The Shoe Hive

I often write about the fashion or lack thereof during the college days. The early 1990s had its fashion highs and lows – but since grunge ruled, I guess we couldn’t have too […]
03.24.21

Here Come the Dresses

Being a buyer for retail stores has been a bit interesting over the last year. When everything hit the fan, we had already placed fall 2020 orders and signed on the dotted line. […]
03.19.21

How She Built This

I am a podcast junkie. It all started with the one that we all know, How I Built This. I find it fascinating to hear about the different paths people take to build […]
03.17.21

Two New Signature Items

I love brands that have a signature product – a single item that puts them on the map, never leaves their collection, and is what all future products are based upon. Sometimes, companies […]
03.15.21

Comfort and Style at the Marion Parke Trunk Show

Here we go! It’s week three of our spring trunk show series and once again it is a brand owned and operated by women. I realize I have gone on and on about […]


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