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; […]
11.16.18

You’re Going To Love This: Introducing Boutique Express

We are all busy. No matter what phase of life you are in or what job you do, if you have kids or don’t have kids, if your kids are young or old, […]
11.16.18

Plaid Friday at The Hive & The Shoe Hive

I have always thought that the term “Black Friday” meant the days stores went from being in the “red” to being in the “black,” which basically means it is the day they start […]
11.15.18

Thanksgiving Fun & Games for the Whole Family

I love hanging out with my family. Nothing makes me happier. But let’s admit it, there is a lot of free time over the Thanksgiving weekend. It’s basically everything in between Thanksgiving dinner, […]
11.13.18

The Holiday Capsule Collection by Ulla Johnson

Ulla Johnson’s holiday capsule collection has us ready to string the garland, turn on the Christmas carols, and get ready for a party! We found the prettiest lace and florals that brought smiles […]
11.09.18

Fall Colors Are the New Black

My old Kate Spade sales representative used to always laugh after I picked all my samples for a potential buy and placed them on the table. He would laugh and say, “you buy […]
11.06.18

Stella Fluorescent & Abacus Row: Jewelry as Art

This past August I attended my favorite show, NY NOW. It is the gift show to end all gift shows. They have everything from fake flowers to strawberry jam to furniture and everything […]
11.02.18

Countdown to Holiday Memories

It is funny the things we remember about the holidays. My mom always did a wonderful job of making each one special; she is much better at it than I have ever been. […]


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