Elizabeth’s Favorite Spring Pieces Plus Lookbooks

I can’t believe I am sending out the spring lookbooks so late this year. I think I got preoccupied with all the trunk shows and spring breaks that I totally forgot. So, you […]

Adina Reyter at The Shoe Hive

Remember Add-a-Bead necklaces? I had one in the 80s, and I was obsessed! I regret that I have no idea what happened to it. A few years back, I met with Meaghan of […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 12, 2021

This week’s Top Picks are making sure warm weather is in your future! From the streets of Alexandria to your next (safe) vacation destination, these favorites are here to stay. Elizabeth’s pick takes […]

The Denim Jacket – Every Closet’s Staple

At the Hive, we appreciate a good jean jacket and consider it to be an absolute staple in everyone’s closet. It adds an extra pop to an outfit, provides obvious warmth, and typically […]

A Sister Duo for The Ann Mashburn Trunk Show

A few years back, when we were getting ready to host our second Veronica Beard show, I knew I had to pull out all the stops when it came to the models. I […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 5, 2021

This week’s picks are here to make you spring break ready and stylish doing it. And if you’re staying in town, these are great for your last-minute gifts this month or surprises. Amy’s […]

Street Style: Leslie Bashuk

Well, this is a tough one to write. After nearly two years as your Alexandria Stylebook Editor, I am going to be leaving this amazing community. I am excited about what is next, […]

Made to Order: Ann Mashburn Trunk Show

We are thrilled to announce our second Ann Mashburn Trunk show from Thursday, April 8 to Sunday, April 11! Last fall, Ann made a visit to our store to help introduce the line […]

Arizona Love at The Shoe Hive

I often write about the fashion or lack thereof during the college days. The early 1990s had its fashion highs and lows – but since grunge ruled, I guess we couldn’t have too […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 29, 2021

Whether you are dressing up or staying casual, this week’s Top Picks have you covered. Along with some other last-minute touches to get you through these spring holidays. Elizabeth has a dress to […]

Here Come the Dresses

Being a buyer for retail stores has been a bit interesting over the last year. When everything hit the fan, we had already placed fall 2020 orders and signed on the dotted line. […]

Dreaming of that Perfect Vacation

You may have noticed that here at The Hive and The Shoe Hive, we are real movers and shakers. Our managers, in particular, take every opportunity they can to jet set while keeping […]

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 22, 2021

A little something for everyone! This week’s picks are just what you need to spring into the new season. Amy’s pick is a new favorite to create a fun cocktail to sip in […]

How She Built This

I am a podcast junkie. It all started with the one that we all know, How I Built This. I find it fascinating to hear about the different paths people take to build […]

Two New Signature Items

I love brands that have a signature product – a single item that puts them on the map, never leaves their collection, and is what all future products are based upon. Sometimes, companies […]

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