footwear (paris, part one)

Meredith: I’m heading to Paris in mid-May. Not only is this my first trip to Paris, this is my first International trip ever. I’ll be on my own quite a bit and plan […]

conquer the cobblestone

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive We’re of the opinion Old Town Alexandria is America’s best small city. From the boutiques to the history to the people it doesn’t get much better than a […]

to dust bag or not to dust bag?

Lynn: When traveling, should I really pack my shoes in the bags that come with them? It seems like a waste of space. Lyndsay, The Shoe Hive: Whether you decide to use your […]

earrings + necklaces?

Sandra: Is there ever a situation where you should wear earrings AND a necklace? Lyndsay, The Shoe Hive: Absolutely! I often wear stud earrings with a statement necklace, or chandelier earrings with a […]

award-winning spanish handbags

by Lyndsay, The Shoe Hive Last summer, Elizabeth and I traveled to the Vegas shoes and accessories show for the first time. Despite it being a success, it was probably a one-time thing […]

the monogram is back

by Sophie, The Shoe Hive Not just for New England prepsters and kids’ school supplies anymore, the monogram is back in a big way. Monogrammed items make wonderful gifts so with wedding and […]

the lodge look

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive Last Thursday, Lyndsay and I headed up to NYC on the 6 am Acela to buy Fall for 2014. It is hard to believe we are already placing […]

runway report

Elena: What were your favorite NYFW shows this past week? Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive: New York Fashion Week (Fall 2014) isn’t over quite yet (it ends on Thursday), but I already have a […]

the bag breakdown

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive I own a lot of handbags, but I typically find myself maintaining a rotation of about three or four. I personally just don’t like switching bags out that […]

prepping for spring

Karin: If I were to invest in one trend or accessory this spring, what should it be? Lyndsay, The Shoe Hive: If you don’t already have an Ali Ro anorak, this would be […]

left behind

Last night was The Shoe Hive’s Warehouse Sale Preview Party. Every year, The Shoe Hive invites a limited number of shoppers to preview the discounted items that are on their way to the […]

all and sundry at the shoe hive

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive I have to admit when folks used to say that they only wanted clothes they didn’t have to dry clean I didn’t understand it. Then I had kids […]

cage heels?

Claire: I saw a photo of your Michael Kors cage heels and really liked them. But wouldn’t they cut your legs off awkwardly? How would you wear them? Lyndsay, The Shoe Hive: They […]

if you can’t be anna wintour…

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive I subscribe to an inordinate amount of magazines. Between those that arrive at home and those we have sent to the store, I always have a small (or […]

how to wear OTK boots

Reader: I am pretty short. How do you recommend I wear over-the-knee boots? Elizabeth: From experience, I have concluded that OTK boots are actually flattering on most everyone–even if you’re short. I am […]

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