October 29, 2013

Red Barn Mercantile’s Annual Holiday Unveiling Party

Join Red Barn Mercantile and Nole Garey of Oh So Beautiful Paper on November 7th from 6-9pm for their annual holiday unveiling party. The event will provide sweet treats, a signature cocktail, prize drawings, and discounts of up to 30%. Nole will also bring her new selection of curated greeting cards, which will be available […]
October 25, 2013

Our Tenth Anniversary Video

Thank you so much to everyone who made this event such a success and to those who have supported us over the past ten years! [wpvideo 7mpKhAdV]
October 23, 2013

A Meaningful Message

I’m not going to lie–I understand that by owning a shoe store I am not saving the world. I do realize that much of the globe’s population is actually shoe-less. But every now and then, I am reminded that I love what I do, and this recent Facebook message from a Shoe Hive fan makes […]
October 18, 2013

New to the Hive: Stuart Weitzman

The Shoe Hive is excited to announce the long-awaited arrival of Stuart Weitzman on its shelves. Yes, others in the area carry Stuart Weitzman. Yes, you can find them at department stores and other local boutiques. But there’s a reason–Stuart Weitzman’s shoes are really that good. So, we trust that your loyalty will remain with us […]
October 16, 2013

Hunter Outerwear: A Worthwhile Investment

by Tess With Winter officially on its way, I have started to retire my tank tops and am looking forward to cowl neck sweaters; though, there is one item I have hunted for for quite some time: a stylish yet practical down jacket. When I was seven, my mom bought me a silver, short, puffy […]
October 12, 2013

The Butter Story (and my October shoe pick)

There is one thing I have learned in my 10 years in business is that is easier to do business with people that think like you think and are inter-personally pleasant. That’s especially true with the people behind our great shoe designer lines and no other brand has been a better friend to The Shoe […]
October 9, 2013

5k Pirate Treasure Your Health Race

As a longtime member of the YMCA and given its great benefit to our community, I decided to share this special event with you. YMCA Alexandria’s annual 5K is this Saturday (October 12) at 8 am and it has a new course and a new theme – the 5K Pirate Treasure Your Health Race! Post-race […]
October 4, 2013

Anniversary Re-Cap

By: Tess Mackey Last night The Shoe Hive celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a bash that brought out some of the city’s finest, including Mayor William Euille, and shoe lovers alike. I met Elizabeth six years ago on a whim while birthday shopping with my parents. She sold me my first pair of Shoe Hive […]
October 1, 2013

Anniversary Countdown: September

The featured pair of shoes this month to commemorate our 10 Year anniversary is a pair that I just purchased. I picked these because for 10 years I have been trying to get the courage to wear motorcyle boots.  They’re not my typical style, but I think maybe I want them to be. I’ve always […]