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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.

Introducing Sidai Designs

Back in February, or the “before COVID times” as I like to say, I attended a small gift show called Shoppe Object. It’s a tiny show that only took me about an hour to […]

Courtyard Clearance: Hats, Bags, & Sunglasses

We figured 4th of July weekend most folks might be out of town, so we wanted to change up the Courtyard Clearance. We wanted to make it easy to shop by marking down […]

Time to Get Festive!

Friends who know me well know that I love to dress for the occasion. I don’t do cheesy, but I certainly like to stay in theme. That applies to holidays, concerts, parties, etc. […]

Picnics & Barbecues

With summer upon us, I can’t help but think about getting outside for a picnic with family and friends or firing up the grill for some barbecue! Since we are heading into Phase […]

New at The Hive: AGOLDE

Last fall, many of you met my amazing Citizens of Humanity representative, Griffin, when she hosted an event at our store. I have worked with her for years and she actually lives in […]

Street Style: Nicole McGrew of Threadleaf

I am so excited to introduce you to my friend, Nicole McGrew. She is the owner and creative force behind, Threadleaf, Old Town’s only slow fashion clothing boutique. As a former lawyer at […]

Courtyard Clearance Continues with the $75 Table

So, it is the time of year where we become a little bit like used car salesmen. It is also when I miss Katie terribly. She would put on her lip gloss, grab […]

Newness. Creativity. Color. A Guest Post by Melanie Johnson

I belong to a local Facebook group called Buy Nothing. It’s a fun way to give things away that you don’t want any more or ask for things that you need. I met […]

Date Night Earrings

Have you started dining out again? As our area continues to “phase” through things, we’re seeing more and more couples restart their weekly date night rituals by dining out. To me, nothing says “date […]

The Story of TSALT’s Community Window

I have been asked several times about how our community window at TSALT came to be and why I wanted to create it. The simple answer is because it was needed. The longer version is… […]

How to Survive Summer

Summer looks very different this year. Whether you are planning a vacation or a staycation, pools aren’t all open yet, masks are required inside, and overall stress levels are on high alert. Let’s […]

Driveway Deals at Kiskadee

Out with the old, in with the new. We usually wait until the Alexandria Sidewalk Sale in August to sell items with these kinds of prices but well, you know, COVID-19. Starting Friday […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of June 22, 2020

This week, our top picks feature a delicious CBD-infused treat that Angela of Bellacara loves to add to a glass of bubbles, chic cocktail kits that are sure to impress even the pickiest […]

May We Suggest: How to Make the Most of Your Wedding Band Consultation

The wedding planning world has taken a huge hit with the pandemic: all those large, glorious weddings you had slated for the year are now canceled, postponed, or severely cut back in size […]

Annual Summer Courtyard Clearance

Since we seem to be starting everything a little earlier this year, we decided it was time to start our annual summertime Courtyard Clearance. Each weekend we will be pulling out the tables, […]

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