Because Your Style Is All Your Own.

Whether you’re a fashionista always up for the latest trends or simply looking for guidance on the most flattering looks just right for you, our expert stylists and local boutique owners are here to help. Striking the balance between on-trend on classic, we are your local source for all thing stylish.

Do You Struggle With Analysis Paralysis?

Two weeks ago, I had back-to-back client appointments with two very similar but different clients. The task at hand was creating outfits – one client loves color, while the other client stays in […]

Doing Good In The Neighborhood

We at Kiskadee have a few charitable ventures that we would love some help with! I’m a huge fan of Friends of Guest House. First, I love that they are in the neighborhood. […]

Street Style: The Mints’ Seniors

When I opened 529 Kids Consign 10 years ago here in Old Town, I started a tradition of hiring high school seniors from the community. Before they leave me for college, they have […]

Shopkeepers for Schools: An Extra Credit Event!

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. If that’s the case, then Skirt Boutique out of Philadelphia should be flattered. As soon as I heard about the amazing school fundraising event she does, […]

The Slip Dress Edit

One of my favorite items for summer is a slip dress. They are easy to wear and keep you cool when it is hot and sticky outside. But here is the thing, not all […]

Scout Is Out!

I am so excited to finally be able to say, “Scout Is Out!” Our latest volume of The Scout Guide Alexandria launched last week with a bang with a beautiful outdoor party at […]

Fun in the Sun

Who is ready for summer?! It’s been such a long, crazy school year for everyone. I’m sure you’re just as excited as we are to ditch the school’s tablet and enjoy the freedom […]

Size Matters Not!

We love to write these articles… and our customers love them too. I think that it’s important to show that depending on the item, many different body types can wear the same article […]

The Story Behind The Lilley Line

I think the reason Alexandria Stylebook has been so popular is that it allows us to tell the stories behind the brands that we carry. I know, I love to read other store’s articles […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of May 10, 2021

This week’s Top Picks are here to elevate your basics! Celeste shares a new tote at Kiskadee that’s ready to carry you through everything this season. Angela’s Top Pick is a long-awaited product […]

Our Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide

The countdown to Mother’s Day is on! T – minus two days to get that special woman in your life the perfect gift. Don’t fret, here’s your go-to guide for the best gifts […]

The Brands Helping Us Combat Single-Use Plastic!

I know we typically keep it pretty light on Stylebook, but I want to talk about something that is really important to me – avoiding single-use plastic! Recycling is something engrained into every […]

It’s Party Time!

We are over a year into the pandemic, and based on what customers are saying, more and more people are starting to get together for small parties. With vaccines in many arms, we […]

Celeste’s Summer Hero: The Dress

I used to say that fall and winter were my favorite seasons fashion wise. However, in the last few years, I’ve looked forward to warmer weather more and more. As I’ve gotten older, […]

Hats! The Accessory I Deem A Necessity.

As our (acknowledged or not) seasonal depression will tell us, we all love the sun. We all feel better the second that first warm day hits; our mood and outlook on life all […]

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