January 29, 2013

How to Wear It: Jon Josef Gatsby Cat Flat in Natural Linen

Every Tuesday on Facebook I reference a new trend that is a little out there. Whether we carry it at The Shoe Hive or not, I ask for our followers’ opinion. We love hearing what our customers like and dislike as it helps us make smarter decisions in the future. Plus, we really love talking about […]
January 25, 2013

Shoe Spotlight: Marlene by Plomo

The oxford has been in vogue since 2008; but just as celebrities have to reinvent themselves to stay on top, designers have to reinvent trends to keep them in rotation. Thus the oxford had a makeover and it has The Shoe Hive’s approval: This pair is the Marlene by new-to-the-Hive line, Plomo. (You may remember […]
January 22, 2013

Anniversary Countdown: January

It is hard to believe our ten-year anniversary is soon approaching. Every year The Shoe Hive has been in business, I seem to have a favorite pair of shoes that we’ve carried. So, I thought I would share my top ten favorites over the next ten months. As I was assembling my top ten, I […]
January 18, 2013

Trend Report: Mint Green

Green is having a moment. In fact, it has monopolized much of the sartorial spotlight for several years now. Of course, there are always “of-the-moment” shades, but the hue itself has been popular for a while now. (Photo credit: http://tinyurl.com/bya8nka) In my quite humble opinion, it began with the overnight success of the Chanel jade nail polish […]
January 13, 2013

Pass the suds.

At 5 AM today, I packed a bag (full of fabulous Shoe Hive resort wear) headed for the Virgin Islands. Now, more than twelve hours later, it appears my bag has a better shot of making it than I do. Well, maybe. Instead of enjoying a glass of shiraz on a porch perched high above […]
January 11, 2013

ENK Accessorie Circuit: Lunch Break

Caught Elizabeth & Lyndsay on their lunch break when we were in New York. Their thoughts on how the day was going. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/57227823 w=500&h=889] IMG 0904 from The Shoe Hive on Vimeo.
January 9, 2013

ENK Accessorie Circuit: 2013 Accessories Trend Report

On Monday, Elizabeth, Lyndsay and I got up well before dawn and made our way to New York for the ENK Accessorie Circuit. Elizabeth and Lyndsay had 8 hours to select the jewelry, bags and other accessories you will see trickle into The Shoe Hive over the next few months. As a newcomer to this […]
January 4, 2013

‘Tis the season…to shop the sales!

Well, friends, our semi-annual winter sale is in full swing. All fall and winter styles* are discounted! The more you purchase, the bigger the discount. Your first pair is 30% off, your second pair is 40% off and your third pair is 50% off! *with a few exceptions Here are a few of the styles […]
January 1, 2013

Shoes in the News: December (One Day Late)

Here is your monthly round-up of relatively pointless yet fascinating shoe-related news and gossip. The iconic Keds brand is teaming up with Kate Spade to create 8 styles for Kate Spade’s 20th Anniversary. The shoes will feature color-blocking, polka dots, stripes–a very feminine and whimsical look. I’m not sure I’m sold on them, but what […]