I have lived in Old Town for almost 14 years now and operated The Shoe Hive for 9 years. Throughout the years, folks have asked me advice on everything from where to go to get your hair done to where to go to get your broken heels fixed. The questions have become so common, I figured it was time for me to make a list; I like to call it “shopkeepers’ secrets.”
Once you try these places, I think you will share my belief that there really is no reason to leave Alexandria–or really Old Town for that matter–for all your shopping needs.
Let’s start with what I like to refer to as “upkeep;” the older I get, the more I need.