08.19.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 19, 2019

It’s hard to say goodbye, but summer is coming to an end. While this has many people shedding a tear, our top picks will put a pep in your step as they get […]
08.14.19

Outfit To Room Design Challenge: Fall Upholstery Sale Edition

It’s August and that means it’s time for Red Barn Mercantile’s semi-annual Upholstery Sale when all our special-order custom upholstery is marked down an additional 10% from the already below MSRP price. To […]
08.12.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 12, 2019

Things that are a girl’s best friend are in this week’s top picks including some new jewelry you’ll want, a tray to put it in, and a beautiful new lipstick to add to […]
08.06.19

Vote Alexandria For South’s Best City

Last week we got some really exciting news, Southern Living has nominated Alexandria for their South’s Best awards in the category of “Best City.” As they say in Hollywood, “it’s an honor just […]
08.05.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of August 5, 2019

We know you’ll want to add these leather pants to your “items to purchase for fall” list. In fact, go ahead and start a to-do list with this chic leather day planner. Add […]
08.02.19

Because Every Alexandria Student Deserves New School Supplies…

I know, school just got out and we’re already talking about back to school. It’s crazy, but believe me it will be here soon enough. My favorite part about going back to school […]
07.29.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 29, 2019

Easy, beautiful pieces that are perfect for summer, but transition well into fall make the Top Picks this week. There are a couple of items you’ll want to make sure you have in […]
07.26.19

Summer Reading for Nerds Like Me

I love books, but, sadly, I don’t have time to read. With two kids and two stores, I’m too tired. When I start reading, I fall asleep before finishing a couple of pages, […]
07.25.19

How We Chill Out…Literally

Yes, of course, we all love the slower pace of summer. But, if we’re being honest…sometimes? Sometimes the heat and humidity are just. too. much. But retreating to the great indoors doesn’t mean […]
07.22.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 22, 2019

Things you didn’t know you needed but will wonder how you lived without comprise this week’s top picks, from a genius way to erase those annoying white deodorant smudges, to a travel-ready makeup […]
07.16.19

Thank You, Blair!

For nearly ten years, I have had the distinct pleasure of working with one of my all-time favorite people, Blair Blake. To know Blair is to love her – and to have thick […]
07.15.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 15, 2019

All kinds of practical luxuries today, from a much-loved and missed lip balm that’s *finally* back in the U.S., to the coolest way to drink a Moscow Mule, literally, to a charming passport […]
07.12.19

Explore, Create & Shop During Old Town Alexandria’s Makers Mile: Mini Edition

Summer is in full swing and if your kids aren’t in camp, or on a swim team, or visiting Grandma in Ohio, then you might be looking for something fun to occupy their […]
07.01.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of July 1, 2019

We have a couple perfect Fourth of July OOTDs for you. The first option is a subtly patriotic plaid, perfect for a neighborhood get-together, and the cool, linen jumpsuit can be as dressy […]
06.26.19

Stay Here on Your Next Trip to NYC

For some folks, where you stay when on vacation is just a place to sleep and shower. It doesn’t matter what the hotel looks like as long as it’s clean. Not for me. […]


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