02.14.19

Vince Arrives at The Hive

Figuring out what merchandise to carry at both boutiques is one of the many fun parts of owning a store. It can, however, be stressful. If you mess up, the brands are likely […]
02.12.19

“This is the shirt I’d always wished they’d make!”

In an effort to create a store that has great basics — elevated basics, we like to say — one of the lines that we (and our customers) have embraced is Frank & […]
02.08.19

Now Through Valentine’s Day, We Give You Our Hart…Earrings or Necklace, That Is

A few months ago, we were lucky enough to have Hart Hagerty make an in-store appearance. I had never met her before, but felt like I knew her from her Instagram feed. What […]
02.05.19

We ❤ Hearts

I must admit, I used to turn up my nose at heart things. I don’t know why, I just didn’t get it. Maybe I have just gotten softer as I’ve aged or maybe […]
02.04.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of February 4, 2019

Little pops of something special seem to be the theme of this week’s top picks, from the luminous shine of Tahitian black pearl to mini gold studs or eye-catching crinkles embellishing slides; from […]
02.01.19

The Denim You’ll Want To Wear This Spring

After having a clothing store for a bit more than two years now, I have learned a few things about women and their jeans. Most women have a very specific type of fit […]
01.30.19

The Best Way To Shop the Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale

The countdown for the biggest sale of the year has begun. Only a few days from now, a long list of merchants will be taking their goods to the Westin in Alexandria for […]
01.28.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 28, 2019

We’re coming up on Valentine’s Day and this week’s top picks include some sweet, sentimental, and sparkly options for your loved ones. In the buy-now-wear-now department, we have a dress from a customer-favorite […]
01.23.19

These Are the Podcasts I Am Loving Right Now

Back in the early 90s, when I was attending journalism school, there were many discussions about the future of news and how people would consume information. Everyone knew change was coming, they just […]
01.22.19

Save Your Money, Save Your Clothes: Why I Love The Laundress

At this point in our lives, we all have clothes in our wardrobe in which we have invested some money. Instead of fast fashion, we all have pieces that we buy that we […]
01.21.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 21, 2019

The theme for this week is “be prepared,” with a nude flat that will go with anything, anytime; a wallet that wards off any hackers; CBD gummies that helps you keep your chill; […]
01.18.19

Ulla, Ulla, Ulla

I know I am starting to sound like a broken record but I’ve just got to talk to you about the latest Ulla Johnson delivery. I can’t not share each collection with the […]
01.14.19

The Bag I Didn’t Know I Needed: The Sporty Spice by Annabel Ingall

A few months ago I was leaving a HAWT Pilates class at Mind the Mat in Del Ray and I put my suede cross-body bag across my sweatshirt as I left class. By […]
01.14.19

Our Top Picks for the Week of January 14, 2019

Happy snow day! Love the snow? Great! We have cozy, waterproof booties you will love. Want to ignore all that white stuff? Okay! We have a blouse, dress, and earrings that are classic […]
01.10.19

Save the Date! It’s the 15th Annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale

It is hard to believe it’s already that time of year, but it is once again the season of the annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale. It seems that once the holidays are over, […]


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