12.15.17

Great Gifts for Kids of All Ages

There are many aspects of the holiday season that I love, from the festive music and lights to the spirit of the season and family time. I also truly love giving gifts to […]
12.11.17

Our Top Picks for the Week of December 11, 2017

Cheers! From gorgeous champagne glasses to a flow-y champagne-colored wrap dress, we’re ready for the season’s festivities. Add some ah-maze-ing earrings, a cozy cashmere sweater, and the best illuminator we’ve ever seen, this […]
12.08.17

Stylebook’s Gift Guide No. 4

Why is buying for men so hard?! Well with this gift guide, it’s anything but. We’ve found can’t-miss presents with something to appeal to all the men in your life. Looking for more […]
12.07.17

Stylebook’s Gift Guide No. 3

So now we’re getting into the really good stuff…splurges! Whether shopping for your bestie or looking for wish list inspo for yourself, here you’ll find the special, the extravagant, the oh-you-shouldn’t-have-but-I’m-so-glad-you-did gifts that […]
12.06.17

Stylebook’s Gift Guide No. 2

Today it’s all about your BFF, your mother-in-law, your favorite niece or aunt; our the gifts in our For Her guide are the indulgences she’ll love but not necessarily buy for herself…and doesn’t […]
12.05.17

Stylebook’s Gift Guide No. 01

We’ve shopped all the stores to create our annual series of ultimate gift guides to find something truly special for everyone on your list! First up, Thoughtful & Economical. These are the gifts […]
12.04.17

Our Top Picks for the Week of December 4, 2017

How cool is this poster, Magical Objects of the Wizarding World?! Staying on theme, this week’s top picks include a variety of truly magical objects — a tool that makes your makeup last […]
11.29.17

Holiday Love from Alexandria

Five years ago my family was ready for a move. We looked at Annandale and Arlington, but in the end, we just couldn’t leave Alexandria. The mix of small town feel and urban […]
11.27.17

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 27, 2017

We’re in the season now! Some great gift ideas, from bestselling masks to lovely yoga-inspired scents, to whimsical items for your holiday table, like this festive reindeer and clever serving spoons, this week’s […]
11.24.17

Small Business Saturday at Red Barn Mercantile & Penny Post

To all of you who frequent Alexandria Stylebook’s businesses and the other local businesses in your neighborhood, thank you. From the bottom of each of our hearts, thank you. Small Business Saturday is […]
11.23.17

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday At-a-Glance

We hope you have a wonderful holiday with family and friends…rest, relax, and get ready for tomorrow. We’ll be ready for you! Here’s a round up of all the Black Friday and Small […]
11.20.17

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 20, 2017

First up, for you, as you play hostess with the most-est: a kimono that takes your look from kitchen prep to dining room-ready, the best-ever bloody mix for holiday brunches, and the yummiest […]
11.14.17

How To Host Thanksgiving: Twists on the Traditional

I absolutely love Thanksgiving. It’s one of those holidays where everything is quiet – except for the touchdown cheers and the dinner oohs and aahs – and the streets are empty because folks […]
11.13.17

Our Top Picks for the Week of November 13, 2017

Some genius items this week you won’t know how you lived without: an umbrella that closes outward, a belt with a built-in curve (no more gaps!), and a candle that can conquer any unpleasant […]
11.07.17

This Saturday: The First Uptown Block Party!

I hear people grumbling about all the retail vacancies in Old Town and folks are lamenting the demise of brick and mortar, but I’m here to tell them to stop. And here’s why…in […]


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