08.24.17
2017 Restaurant Week Has Come Again

Restaurant Week Has Come Again!

It can’t just be a coincidence that Alexandria’s Summer Restaurant Week perfectly aligns with times of transition. For some, that transition involves heading back to school; for others, it entails saying, “’Til next […]
08.24.17
Gift Show

Glimpses from the Gift Show

Needless to say buying trips are the most fun part of owning a store. We take an early train to New York on Monday, hit the Javits Center, where the show is held, […]
08.24.17
Oxford Blues

Oxford Blues

August is when many fashion directors take a moment to prepare us for fall. Keeping up with all the online and print editions of fall fashion can be more than any one woman […]
08.23.17
Dash & Albert

Dash & Albert New Introductions + Sale!

All, this is going to be a short post full of pretty things. I’m in New York for market, buying for both Red Barn Mercantile and Penny Post. Seeing all these beautiful things […]
08.23.17
Younger Glowing Skin

6 Tips for Younger, More Glowing Skin

People of all ages struggle with skin conditions like acne, rosacea, dry skin, sun damage, and wrinkles.  There is strong evidence behind the connection between our gut and our skin, which means that […]
08.23.17
Trend Spotting

Trend Spotting in Italy

I just got back from a kid-free, nine-day trip — thank you mom and dad for grandkid-sitting — to Italy. As you’d expect, what we enjoyed the most was the eating, drinking, and […]
08.22.17
Forgotten Haircare

Forgotten Steps: Haircare Edition

We’ve talked about how you do so much right with your skincare and makeup routines, but that there may be some important steps you’re missing. Well, the same holds true for your tresses. […]
08.22.17
Cigar Tables

The 10 Best Cigar Tables

Bringing an elegant dash of style yet utterly practical, cigar tables may be the most versatile piece of furniture in a room. These tiny side tables — smaller than an end table or […]
08.22.17
Yes Shoulders

Yes, Shoulders Are Still Happening

In my last post I mentioned going to market and seeing all the upcoming trends…well guess what? Showing off your sexy shoulders is still in!  If you have been shy about trying this […]
08.21.17

Trend Spotting at Market

Going to market has been such an experience!  Glamorous, dramatic, and a lot of work!  It is so exciting to see the upcoming trends and to get a glimpse of designs soon to […]
08.21.17

My Love Letter to Italy

I am sitting on the plane headed back from an amazing vacation in Italy with my husband as I write this. I first went to Italy in my 20s, bouncing from town to […]
08.21.17
six picks 08 14 2017

The Alexandria Stylebook Six Picks

  Gayla: Our pick this week is this stylish serving board, which double as a cutting board or a place setting. The stylish marble and gold with an updated circular shape captures Coco Blanca’s […]
08.18.17

5 Tips for an Awesome 1st Day of School Pic

There’s nothing like the first day of school. It’s a new adventure and a new milestone and being the rockstar parent that you are, you want to make sure you capture the moment! […]
08.18.17

Street Style: Kate Hougen

I first met Kate Hougen over a decade ago when we both worked at The Nature Conservancy. She is one of the most delightful and genuine people I know. What you see is […]
08.18.17

Ask and You Shall Receive! Introducing Tulip

Kiskadee is known for carrying certain favorite designers such as Johnny Was, Tyler Boe, BCBG, and Wilt. However, we love to introduce new clothing lines into our shop, especially when it is a […]


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