About three years ago, I got a call from the store. It went something like this. Store: I think we just got the wrong shoes. They can’t be for us. Elizabeth: What do they look like? Store: Nothing you would ever order. Elizabeth: What do they look like? Store: They are a smoking shoe by […]
So, if you read Alexandria Stylebook, you discovered yesterday that Brad and I took the kids to the Richmond County Fair–which they have now declared an annual family tradition, one I am happy to oblige. While at the fair, I decided I needed photos of these chickens based upon the fact that they would make […]
To share with you our excitement for the new-to-the-Hive line of handbags by Kelly Wynne (and in preparation for our trunk show in late September), we got an exclusive interview with the designer! What were you doing before you launched your handbag line? How did you get started in the industry? I grew up in […]
We are getting ready for another photo shoot for Alexandria Stylebook tonight, and it can be a stressful process. As our models are real people, they have busy schedules and are often not able to try on and pick looks prior to arriving. We pull as much as possible–of course keeping in mind the model’s […]
Introducing the newest bag label at The Shoe Hive: Leghila. Made of the very best neoprene, these bags combine the greatest resistance with extreme softness. And the manufacturing process is absolutely cruelty free. The bags come in a variety of color combinations, of which we will receive the white/lime green, orange/white, blue/turquoise, red/violet and white/blue. […]
I was one of the first at the Shoe Hive on Saturday morning. Arriving a full 30 minutes before they were to open at 9 a.m. the shop was already buzzing with customers. I laughed as I heard some women rush down the street to the entrance saying, “We are early and they have already […]
August’s issue of Washingtonian magazine was very good to The Shoe Hive! Our Tory Burch cheetah flats, Attilio striped ballets and the timeless Annabel Ingall Isabelle bag were all included! If you haven’t picked up a copy yet, what are you waiting for?
A few weeks ago I headed off with 12 other members of my church to Guatemala. Before you raise your eyebrows, let’s agree to call this uncharted territory for me. I didn’t know anyone going. I mean, our church is large; I listen to my slightly irreverent 35 year old pastor on Sundays and had […]