May 31, 2013

Currently Coveting: Animal Jewelry

You will see a more extended piece on animal jewelry–our current crush–this month on Alexandria Stylebook. In the meantime, however, here are a few favorites that are waiting for new homes at The Shoe Hive right now.
May 28, 2013

Shoe Spotlight: Dr. Scholl’s Original Collection

Back by popular demand: the original collection by Dr. Scholl. William Scholl was an inventor and entrepreneur who created products to comfort feet. In the 60s, he designed a simple wood sandal with a brightly colored strap inspired by a vintage clog he found on his travels. He set out to make a shoe that […]
May 24, 2013

In the news: Fashion Washington Summer 2013

Thanks to the wonderful and very talented stylist Cathy Starnes, The Shoe Hive is featured in three of the images in Fashion Washington‘s latest fashion spread in its Summer 2013 issue. 1. Diane von Furstenberg Lucite Patmos heels / 2. Elizabeth & James Claire heels / 3. Kate Spade Callan heels
May 21, 2013

[video] What to Wear with Spring/Summer Shoe Trends

[vimeo 65717607 w=1000 h=562] What to Wear with Spring/Summer Shoe Trends from Alexandria Stylebook on Vimeo.
May 17, 2013

Shop for a cure

May 14, 2013

Meet Chamak Jewelry Designer Priya

This spring and summer we are excited to carry some new jewelry lines and thought what better way to introduce these lines than through the talented designers themselves! First up is designer, Priya Kakkar of Chamak jewelry.      Give us a brief backstory of how you got started in the fashion industry? I studied […]
May 10, 2013

For the moms

I know you have been bombarded this week and last with Mother’s Day gift ideas by email, Facebook, Twitter, ads, commercials and more. I know I have, and I was really going to try to avoid doing the same today, despite setting up a Facebook album for inspiration earlier in the week. But the truth […]
May 7, 2013

Trends in Translation

(Click to enlarge.) As I watched the Met Gala’s red carpet last night, it dawned on me how easily translatable some of these out-there, over-the-top, glamorous celebrity looks are in our very normal lives. It’s not about duplicating, but translating. Translate Gwyneth Paltrow’s dress color into the Pour la Victoire pink pumps (that are more […]
May 3, 2013

Shoe Spotlight: TKees

Everyone is loving our TKees, and my goal in putting these looks together was to show you how versatile they could be–casual evening affair, daytime birthday bash, and the kids’ Saturday morning soccer game. After finishing the three looks, however, I realized that I am clearly loving a very specific color palette this season: coral […]