03.18.19

Introducing Manebi

When you walk the halls of the Javits Convention Center in New York City for market, it is divided somewhat by category. There is the denim section, the shoe section, the more casual […]
03.14.19

The Scarf Print Trend

Florals are always big for warmer months, that goes without saying. But this spring, its close cousin, the scarf print, has taken over the fashion scene. Maybe it is the return of people […]
03.12.19

Function + Fashion: Why We Love the Utility Trend

Before I wrote this piece I decided to count how many “military” or “utility” inspired jackets I have in my wardrobe. Let’s just say I had to start counting on my second hand. […]
03.08.19

District Dish Is Back!

I kind of feel like District Dish is like the Alexandria version of Game of Thrones; we have been on hiatus so long that folks are wondering when will we return. I mean, […]
03.07.19

Our Biggest Event of the Year: The Veronica Beard Trunk Show

The Hive is ready to host our biggest event of the year: the Veronica Beard Trunk Show. We have been unpacking boxes upon boxes of merchandise but it will be here for one weekend […]
03.06.19

Shop Swap!

Angela of Bellacara and I are always looking for events or projects to work on together. Typically, we come up with these ideas when we are drinking wine, so obviously some are much better than others, […]
03.04.19

The Return of Alexis Bittar

Years ago, when The Shoe Hive expanded and started carrying jewelry, one of the lines I desperately wanted to carry was Alexis Bittar. He has been around since the 1990s but started his […]
03.01.19

The Hive’s Spring Lookbook Is Live! See the 5 Trends You’ll Want the Spring

Now it is time to unveil our second lookbook of the season: Spring 2019 at The Hive! Just like The Shoe Hive lookbook, I write and send this post with a little bit […]
02.26.19

Jumper1234, Your Spring Sweater Solution

We are always looking for new collections to add to both stores; we know that one of the reasons many of our clients shop with us is because we bring them the next, […]
02.22.19

♫ Sisters, Sisters. There Were Never Such Devoted Sisters. ♫

If you know the Schell sisters, Emily Schell Jones and Evie Schell Cartwright, then you know why this costume is so perfect for them. Raised in Pullman, Washington, these two are the epitome […]
02.18.19

The 5 Shoe Trends You’ll See This Spring, Plus a Sneak Peek at Styles Coming to The Shoe Hive

I must admit, I was a little nervous to send out our look book for spring. It seemed like maybe I was playing poker and showing all my cards before we started to […]
02.14.19

Vince Arrives at The Hive

Figuring out what merchandise to carry at both boutiques is one of the many fun parts of owning a store. It can, however, be stressful. If you mess up, the brands are likely […]
02.12.19

“This is the shirt I’d always wished they’d make!”

In an effort to create a store that has great basics — elevated basics, we like to say — one of the lines that we (and our customers) have embraced is Frank & […]
02.08.19

Now Through Valentine’s Day, We Give You Our Hart…Earrings or Necklace, That Is

A few months ago, we were lucky enough to have Hart Hagerty make an in-store appearance. I had never met her before, but felt like I knew her from her Instagram feed. What […]
02.05.19

We ❤ Hearts

I must admit, I used to turn up my nose at heart things. I don’t know why, I just didn’t get it. Maybe I have just gotten softer as I’ve aged or maybe […]


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