01.07.14

look of the day: crazy cold

Lord have mercy, it’s cold. So, in honor of the frigid temperatures today, here’s a cozy look. If you must leave your house, it should probably be in something like this. Charcoal Wool […]
01.06.14

stylebook’s anti-resolution plan for 2014

by Susan, Zoe Boutique It’s that time for new beginnings. For fresh starts. For righting the wrongs of the past year. I say “Bah Humbug!” I’ve never been a resolutions sort of girl. […]
01.06.14

weekend recap

Angela spent the weekend cleaning out the storage room at the store.  Ready for a fresh start to the New Year! Jim and Susan are trying to be more creative with their cooking […]
01.06.14

look of the day: art show opening

We got a request from a self-described “conservative” reader who is looking for a “sort of more out-there, creative look” for an art show opening. Here’s what we came up with. Just a […]
01.03.14

street style: tara smith

Today’s Street Style features our very own Tara, manager of Zoe Boutique, and includes a very special announcement: When I moved to Virginia three years ago to attend the Art Institute I had […]
01.03.14

hunter boots’ new color palette

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive I assume that by now your inbox has flooded with emails announcing winter sale after winter sale. I know mine has. There is a reason for this though. […]
01.03.14

look of the day: day at the museum

My personal new year resolutions are obnoxiously stereotypical. Get healthier. Lose weight. Spend more time with my family. Actually go to yoga–not just make the class reservation. The one that may be somewhat […]
01.02.14

coco blanca’s new year resolution

The Coco Blanca team’s collective new year resolution is to fill their homes with beautiful art. In an age when computer design is de rigueur and many products for the home are mass […]
01.02.14

the search for the everyday tote

Reader: I’m looking for an everyday tote that will easily hold everything from my iPad to an extra pair of flats. But I don’t want it to be too showy or covered in […]
01.02.14

look of the day: back to work

I know, I know. It sucks, but somehow the holiday break is behind us and many of us have to head back to work. I won’t bore you with the details of how […]
12.31.13

10 reasons we love red

by Sarah, Kiskadee 1. It’s not just about the holidays anymore. The color has gone from seasonal to appropriate year-round. 2. When worn, you are telling the world, “I am strong, self-assured and […]
12.31.13

how to wear a midi skirt

Reader: I’ve been seeing midcalf-length skirts pretty much everywhere. What’s the key to pulling them off without looking…well, too conservative? Tara: Wearing a midi skirt can be a bit of a challenge. If […]
12.31.13

look of the day: new year’s day

Every New Year’s Day, I host a (very late) brunch for my family and close friends. There is something about being surrounded by the ones I love, joining them around the table and […]
12.30.13

a savvy surprise?

by Angela, Bellacara There is an ever-growing trend of companies offering subscription services for surprise gifts you give to yourself. For the sum of $10 – $250 dollars a month, you can sign […]
12.30.13

weekend recap

Susie and her family spent Christmas in Sun River, OR with their family and attended their niece’s wedding on the 26th. Gayla and her family spend Christmas The Ford Plantation in Savannah. Susan […]


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