05.29.19

Summer Sale! Here Are Five Looks To Get You Started

How is it that we are already announcing our summer sale? It just seems like only yesterday we needed to swap out our closets from winter to spring clothes. So why are we […]
05.24.19
Stephanie Parkes wearing Gemini Pant Gingham by Veronica Beard, Short Sleeve Baseball Tee by Nili Lotan, Malana by Sofft, Cayman Tote by Hat Attack and Adriatic Earrings by Lizzie Fortunato.

Stephanie Parkes in Work-to-Weekend Wear

Okay, so if you know Stephanie Parkes you know she always looks amazing. I know many of us know her because her dog, Tanner (follow him on Instagram at @golden_tannerpup). He actually is […]
05.23.19

Finally! Cute Holders for Sunglasses (or, You Know, Readers)

Lots of things change when you enter a new decade it seems. When I turned 40, which was six years ago, I decided to go to all my doctors and, wow, was that […]
05.21.19

Great Graduation Gifts, According to Our Graduate

There is nothing that makes me feel older that when someone who I remember as a young child starts working at our store. This is the case with Mary Ives Giblin. When she […]
05.17.19
Dr. Shara Posner Camo: Frank & Eileen Tee, Shaker Chop Chop Fray by Mother, Foundations matte by Tykees and Celine Hoops by Luv AJ

How To Style the Not So Basics

I met Dr. Shara Posner years ago. By years, I mean about 15 years ago when I opened the store and she had just opened up her practice, Back to Health Center. She […]
05.13.19
Krewe Simone Sunglasses in Oyster, Black and 24K

Why We Are a Krewe Crew (Plus! Trunk Show Specials!)

Sometimes you get in a brand that becomes the surprise hit of the season. Yes, of course we already loved it and that is why we ordered it, but sometimes we just don’t […]
05.09.19
Large Gold Mood Hoops with Fancy Pants Charm and Small Gold Mood Hoops with herione Charm by Lizzie Fortunato

The New, Modern Mood (Ear)rings

If you are like me, your mood dictates what you wear. The days where I am running around in workout clothes that may or may not be dirty indicate the, “I am frazzled […]
05.03.19

Save the Date: Lizzie Fortunato Trunk Show

If you are an Instagram person, like I am, you need to follow Lizzie Fortunato (@lfjewels). Of course it showcases their beautiful jewelry pieces, but it is much more than that, just like […]
04.29.19

We *Don’t* Wear Short Shorts. A Post for People Who Prefer Pants. Or Just Like Cute Pants.

I have written about this subject before, so if you are an avid reader, I hereby apologize for repeating myself. I learned something new a few years back when I opened the clothing […]
04.26.19

It’s Our First-Ever Cinco de Mayo Fiesta. Do Not Miss These Margaritas.

This year Old Town Alexandria, with the help of Old Town Business Association, is hosting the first-ever Alexandria Cocktail Week. The genius behind the idea is the Queen of Old Town Cocktails, Victoria […]
04.25.19

Surprise Bag Sale!

As you all know, I love bags. They are the only item I think one should never really part with unless it is just completely worn out. So when it comes to picking […]
04.17.19

Two New Lines To Solve All Our Summer Shade Needs

When I decided to open a second store, I knew my challenges would increase. But getting the buying right and keeping up with placing orders — and re-orders when things are moving and […]
04.16.19

Boulevard: A Trunk Show for All Your Gift-Giving Needs

Do you have your spring and summer gift list ready? I know mine is unusually long. I have teacher gifts, coach gifts, high school and college graduation gifts, shower gifts, along with a […]
04.09.19

6 Ways To Style Jeans & a T-Shirt This Spring

Is there really anything better than jeans and a t-shirt? If I did a pie chart of what I actually wore most days that would clearly be the biggest wedge of the pie. […]
04.05.19

Introducing the Customization Bar

Meaghan Foran, of our great, local jewelry design studio, Alx&Co., and I have been talking about doing a custom line for The Shoe Hive forever. For the last few years, every time we […]


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