04.18.19

The Macallan Experience with Alx&Co.

Have you heard the buzz about Old Town Cocktail Week? This is the first year it’s happening and I was thrilled to receive an invitation to participate from organizers Amy Rutherford and Victoria […]
04.10.19

Custom Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

As most of you already know, Tim and I have a nearly-three year old son whom we adore. He is enrolled in a sweet little pre-pre school where he gets to play with […]
04.08.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 8, 2019

Simple elegance and a little bit of whimsy in this week’s top picks, from the most sophisticated apron we’ve ever seen, to a stackable ring and customizable necklaces, from a slip dress that […]
04.05.19

Introducing the Customization Bar

Meaghan Foran, of our great, local jewelry design studio, Alx&Co., and I have been talking about doing a custom line for The Shoe Hive forever. For the last few years, every time we […]
04.05.19

Behind the Design

Yes: this is big. We are so, so pleased to announce that after months of planning, tweaking, and, of course, making, our very first collaborative line, we have officially launched — and we […]
04.01.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 1, 2019

One of my most common typos while editing Stylebook is top icks for top picks, and it makes me chuckle every single time. So when our regular Monday top picks post fell on […]
03.27.19

An Engagement Story: Rachel & Andy

A few months ago, we created an engagement ring that has proved to be one of my favorites we have ever made. When our client first sat down with me last year to […]
03.25.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 25, 2019

Here are the straws we’ve been looking for! Why not use them in these sweet, ceramic mugs? Also in this week’s top picks, earrings that define elevated basics, and great new bags for […]
03.21.19

Spring Trend Watch, Part 2: Elevated Colors

If you liked last week’s post highlighting our spring collection of daily wear jewelry but wanted something just a little more sparkly, you’re in luck. This week, I pulled together my favorite elevated […]
03.18.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 18, 2019

The Golden Girls and hot pink-accented running shoes: this week’s top picks are throwbacks in the very best way. We also have a favorite pant in the season’s hottest hue, earrings to go […]
03.13.19

Trend Watch: Spring Pastels

While I consider each piece we carry at Alx&Co. to be timeless, I certainly still see ebbs and flows of trends as we move through each year. I especially love sourcing jewelry for […]
03.11.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 11, 2019

Mood: spring! And we are here for it, from a delicate necklace perfect for more open necklines, like the ones on these two dresses, to a floral (floral!) soccer ball that clearly I […]
03.08.19

All About Aquamarines

So, you all know my feelings on amethysts. Want to know an especially mean trick of the world? I was only eight days away from being born in March. And I came early! […]
03.04.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 4, 2019

So ready to ditch the heavy winter coat, and these cute spring jackets are just driving that point home. The rest of the week’s top picks also have spring vibes, from a mask […]
02.27.19

Our Amina Rings

One of the better parts of my job is when I meet a client with whom I just click. Allie Cloyes is one of them. First of all, she’s incredibly sweet and one […]


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