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April 17, 2019

Two New Lines To Solve All Our Summer Shade Needs

When I decided to open a second store, I knew my challenges would increase. But getting the buying right and keeping up with placing orders — and re-orders when things are moving and shaking — has been more than I bargained for. That being said, I really love it. As I have stated before, I am […]
April 16, 2019

Boulevard: A Trunk Show for All Your Gift-Giving Needs

Do you have your spring and summer gift list ready? I know mine is unusually long. I have teacher gifts, coach gifts, high school and college graduation gifts, shower gifts, along with a long list of summer birthdays. Since my list is growing, I figure many Stylebook readers probably have a similarly long list. Even […]
April 9, 2019

6 Ways To Style Jeans & a T-Shirt This Spring

Is there really anything better than jeans and a t-shirt? If I did a pie chart of what I actually wore most days that would clearly be the biggest wedge of the pie. Okay, that is a lie. I need to come totally clean: workout clothes would win. But still, a close second would be […]
April 5, 2019

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 ran into each other we say, “we have to meet and come up with a something together.” Well, we finally did it. […]
April 4, 2019

How To Style a Leather Jacket: 4 Looks for Right Now

Is there anything that screams “cool” more than a leather jacket? How many times does the “cool kid” in the movie or television show wear a beat-up leather jacket? From Marlon Brando to Fonzie to Top Gun, it is almost a part of the character description for the hero. There is just something about it. And […]
April 1, 2019

Easter Goodies for All

The Shoe Hive has gotten a bit of a reputation when it comes to having, shall we say, some random things on the shelves in the back part of our store.  You never know what might appear on the brick wall, and, I must say, that is why I find that shelf space to be […]
March 29, 2019

Brand Alert: Marion Parke

We are obsessed with the luxury shoe brand Marion Parke. You may have been able to tell by our multiple trunk shows, several blog posts, and constant feature on our Instagram feed. When a brand comes along that combines a patented orthotic insole plus fashion-forward design plus high-end Italian craftsmanship, we can’t help but be swept off […]
March 27, 2019

New Brand Alert: Sea New York

You know how no matter where you are from, there was always that super cool guy in every class at school? I am not talking the quarterback, but the one who was kind of wise beyond his years and seemed to know something we all didn’t know. Probably has that long hair or a ponytail […]
March 18, 2019

Introducing Manebi

When you walk the halls of the Javits Convention Center in New York City for market, it is divided somewhat by category. There is the denim section, the shoe section, the more casual section, and so on. One of my favorite sections is usually blocked off by different colored carpet and is located typically in […]