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.

Alx&Co. Designer Interview Series: Niki Grandics of Enji Studios

This week, I am pleased to introduce to you the work of Niki Grandics, the jewelry designer and goldsmith behind the creative, fearlessly modern brand Enji Studios. Read on to learn more about […]

Creating a Beautiful Holiday Mantel

I know how to put together outfits. But when it comes to putting together a room or any type of decorating, I am not your person. I wish I had that gift. I […]

Love Local

Some of the best-selling gifts we carry are things that celebrate our wonderful neighborhood of Del Ray and our great city of Alexandria. There are several different companies we order these fun gifts […]

Combat Boots at Any Age

Yes, you read that right. Combat boots are here to stay and I must say, I love them. They are rugged for nasty weather, comfortable for everyday wear, lend a don’t-mess-with-me vibe should […]

December Happenings at The Hive & The Shoe Hive

We’re down to just one day left in November and we have a lot of things to tell you about – maybe a little too much. First off, today is our first-ever Cyber […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 30, 2020

It’s the best time of the year! With Thanksgiving festivities behind us, we are officially getting into holiday mode with this week’s top picks. Gather around Amy’s top pick this week which is […]

Street Style: Sarah Phillips of The Scout Guide Alexandria

In this week’s street style, we are getting to know Sarah Phillips – owner and editor of The Scout Guide Alexandria. Sarah’s love for fashion, fitness, and entrepreneurship began when she was eight years […]

Thank You + All the Plaid/Black Friday and Small Business Saturday Specials

  Well, it’s been quite the year – one we are likely to remember for decades to come. Despite all of the stress and craziness that 2020 has brought, one thing has remained […]

Holiday Cheer Amongst Pandemic Scaries

When Ali of ALH Style posted something about “Pandemic Scaries” in her IG story, I immediately related. That is what I’m feeling at this particular moment – I have “Pandemic Scaries.” Not to […]

“This is a time to lift each other up and work together…”

My husband has been mulling ideas for his second book and I, of course, have been eagerly offering a suggestion. I think someone should write about the shifts of the COVID-19 economy – […]

Alx&Co. Designer Interview Series: Susan Highsmith

This week’s Designer Interview features Brooklyn jewelry artisan Susan Highsmith, a new designer whom we are featuring this week for our Small Business Weekend event. Susan crafts hand-carved wax molds for her beautiful […]

Baby, It’s Getting Cold Outside!

I don’t know about you, but I can’t keep up with these weather changes. One day it’s 70 degrees and then the next it’s 45 degrees with the wind chill. What I do […]

Introducing Bird Box!

Our Bird Bag program continues to be popular and has definitely helped people try on clothes or look at gift items in the comfort of their own home. We drop it off, give […]

Black Friday at The Hive & The Shoe Hive

At the insistence of Danielle Romanetti, the owner of fibre space, about ten years ago a group of us started to do Black Friday, local style. It was a way for us to […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 23, 2020

Today we are sharing our favorite items of the moment, complete with a holiday spin! First up, we have Angela’s top pick which is a cult-favorite gift set that offers lipsticks with 24-hour […]

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