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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.

look of the day: oyster roast

A few of us have oyster roasts on our calendar this fall and we are all planning on wearing a version of this chic and comfortable look. Layering is important since the weather […]

weekend style with kiskadee


street style: tandy

Meet Tandy, a mom of three school-age girls with a full time job. She doesn’t have a lot of time to shop and somehow always looks fabulous! “I love Alexandria for the close […]

the italian experience

Shopping in Italy can be a magical experience. Some of the most beautiful fashions in the world come from this fascinating country. But most of us don’t have time for that weekend shopping […]

look of the day: brunch with the in-laws

Hopefully you have a great relationship with your in-laws and don’t have to think twice about what you wear when you meet them for brunch. Not all of us are so lucky, and […]

a nip and tuck

There is no better feeling than when you find a brand or style of clothing that fits you perfectly. It is as if YOU were the fit model for all of their designs […]

look of the day: the shoe hive’s tenth anniversary party

In case you hadn’t heard, The Shoe Hive’s 10th Anniversary Party hosted along with Refinery29 is tomorrow evening, and of course you’re invited. Obviously, we have been discussing what to wear for weeks, […]

a uniform of sorts

When I get my kids dressed in the morning and put on their school uniforms I tend to be a little jealous. Wouldn’t life be easy for all of us if we woke […]

tights and open-toed shoes?

Reader: Can I wear tights with open-toed shoes this season? I know it was popular last year, but I never tried it. Should I? Sara: Tights and open toe shoes? This at first can start to sound like […]

look of the day: art on the avenue

Many of you probably already know that Art on the Avenue is this Saturday. Del Ray’s annual music and arts festival always draws out the crowds–mostly locals. It’s a great opportunity to spend […]

a story of survival in style

Last year as our nation “celebrated” breast cancer awareness month, my family, friends, and I became even more acutely aware of breast cancer than most who bought a pink-topped yogurt container. Having received […]

black and brown?

Reader: First they tell us never to wear brown and black together. Then they say you can but only some browns go with black. Then they say both are neutrals so it all […]

trend alert: sporty jackets

This week marks the beginning of October and thus the beginning of those crisp fall days, jack-o-lanterns, leaves changing colors, and yes–Jackets! One of the biggest (and most wearable) trends for Fall/Winter 2013 […]

street style: pouneh

We are so grateful to Pouneh, one of our friends and fellow store owners, for letting us capture her street style yesterday! Pouneh is married and has two boys. She started 529 Kids […]

what to wear when days are cold then hot

So, it’s freezing in the morning and is crazy hot during the day. What are we supposed to wear to work all day? The best and most obvious choice is to layer! We […]

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