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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.

street style: andrea seward

I asked Andrea to write a paragraph about herself to include in this post, but I didn’t feel she did herself justice. So, let me introduce you to Andrea. She is a native […]

ten things you can’t miss at kiskadee in april

by Sarah, Kiskadee Things come and go quickly here at Kiskadee! I’ve compiled a list of our favorites this month at Kiskadee. Be sure you come by and check them out before they […]

slip no more

Jenn: I purchased a pair of shoes last week, but the shoes have no traction. I’m slipping and sliding everywhere. What’s the best way to fix it quickly? Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive: The […]

the minaudière: a tried and true trend

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive I’ve always believed that it’s the size of your bag that dictates how much you end up putting in it: empty space in a purse just screams out […]

a modern twist on the classic pearl

by Elisabeth, Coco Blanca Pearls have remained the one fashion accessory that has withstood the test of time. An elegant natural beauty that has adorned some of the most iconic women in the […]

finding a signature color

by Susan, Zoe Boutique One of Stylebook’s favorite icons, Coco Chanel, once said “The best color in the whole world is one that looks good on you.” Do you eschew the “color of […]

street style: gina yarborough

My name is Gina Natale Yarborough. I live in Lake Ridge, Virginia where I was raised and am currently raising my two sons, Mikey, 10 and Jax, 6. We live relatively close to […]

the state of the statement necklace

Monica: Is the statement necklace sticking around? Or should I start investing in other jewelry? Lyndsay, The Shoe Hive: The statement necklace is sticking around for summer. Think dark denim, a white tank […]

splurge vs. steal

by Darby, Kiskadee There are some items I would prefer to spend more on than others. For example, denim. I know the buttery yummy expensive ones are an investment I will live in, […]

ironing vs. steaming

Christine: I own both a steamer and an iron. Which is least damaging to my clothing? Sarah, Kiskadee: In terms of which is better for your clothes, I believe steaming is the way […]

five icons and the shoes they might wear today

by Elizabeth, The Shoe Hive After our posts on Paris packing and Normcore, we’ve been thinking a lot lately about how to borrow style ideas from different sources. Given the amount of nude […]

lisa herget and bill marino cut ribbon for opening of new cfnc building

The Child and Family Network Centers (CFNC) invited their generous donors, Capital Campaign committee members, local officials, agencies, parents and supporters to celebrate their new three- story preschool building at 3700 Wheeler Avenue […]

street style: candace gibson

I moved to Alexandria two years ago, after spending my twenties in Atlanta. Though I was born and bred in the Deep South, I prefer Northern Virginia, which I find to be brisker […]

to dry clean or not to dry clean

by Susan, Zoe Boutique To dry clean or not to dry clean…that is the question. And with the love/hate relationship we all have with clothing that needs to be dry cleaned, Stylebook dug […]

confession: i overpacked

By Sarah, Kiskadee While all normal people were jetting off to warm places, I was boarding a plane to Jackson Hole, Wyoming to ski. A place that accumulates an average of 500 inches […]

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