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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.

A New Day: New Services for DC Style Factory

Two months ago when we shuttered all in-person styling work, I didn’t know what my next move was yet. All I knew is in this moment I had to do the right thing […]

Towards Normal Not Back To Normal

“We’re preparing to move towards normal, not back to normal.” I read a great post the other day that introduced to me this phrasing, and I really love it. Tim and I have […]

Spring Sale at The Hive & The Shoe Hive

In some ways it seems like time is standing still, but then there are moments when it feels like yesterday was March 13 the Friday when the world changed. I don’t know how […]

Kiskadee’s Spring Sale

Even with everything going on, retailers still need to move old spring merchandise to make way for summer and eventually fall. We have some really beautiful pieces that we need to move to […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of May 11, 2020

Right now we’re all glued to our phones, iPads, and laptops at home searching for puzzles, at home beauty secrets, pinning summer outfit trends, and ways to occupy ourselves at home. No need […]

Let the Scents Take You Away

If there is one thing that is flying off the shelf right now, it’s candles and diffusers. If you have to be home all day, why not make the house smell good. People […]

Why I Keep Bees

Here’s something I bet you didn’t know. I, Penelope Norton, am a beekeeper! And not just in the sense that I “work at The Hive” – I keep actually honeybees. As a child, […]

Style for a Steal

I love having a variety of price points at Kiskadee. I’m always on the hunt for fun new brands that won’t break the bank. We recently received our first shipment of HYFVE, a […]

Mother’s Day Memories

The rainy weather last week has probably done a number on all of us. I’m thinking of my best friend Anne who passed away and my friend Amy’s son Ethan who left us […]

Celebrating the Women in Our Lives

Mother’s Day is the time to celebrate the women in our lives. This time is all about honoring the women who have helped us shape the best parts of our journey. They have been our cheerleaders, our mirrors, […]

A Few Looks We are Loving for Mother’s Day

One of the very best things about living in Alexandria for me, is that my parents live just about a mile away from our house in Old Town and they have always been […]

The Shoe Hive Welcomes Two New Brands

I think The Hive is still my shiny new object. I really do love The Shoe Hive. I mean but just like the first-born child (which I am not, I am the pain […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of May 04, 2020

Just because we are stuck at home doesn’t mean we can’t have good style. And while we do our part to flatten the curve, check out this week’s top picks that include a […]

Graduation Day Boutique Box

The coronavirus pandemic has been difficult on everyone for different reasons. But one of the groups that this has affected really breaks my heart…that group is the graduates. For high school graduates, it […]

Mother’s Day Reminder

Hello, everyone! Do you know what day it is? Because I don’t! I really have no idea. It could be Sunday, or Friday, or Monwedsmonth. I forgot our wall calendar in Old Town, […]

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