December 31, 2013

Winter Sale and Trend Predictions

It has finally arrived…the sale of the season! The Shoe Hive’s winter sale starts on New Year’s Eve and culminates in February’s Warehouse Sale (more information coming soon). Here are the details on this year’s sale: 30% off winter boots, shoes and bags! BUT today AND tomorrow, we’re offering an additional 10% discount on sale items! We […]
December 26, 2013

Shoes for a New Year

Just as we have finally overcome our figurative (or literal) holiday hangover, it’s already time to think about what you’re going to wear for that climactic moment known as New Year’s Eve. Once you’ve selected an outfit that outdoes even last year’s, you’ll need good shoes–no, great shoes–for the big night. So, we’ve selected seven […]
December 24, 2013

Last-Minute Gifts

Gifts come in all shapes, sizes, and boxes, but, should never come late. Yes, sometimes it just happens that way but, there is no need to be in a panic if you are still searching for last minute gift options. We have a huge selection of gifts at every price including some really great things […]
December 20, 2013

What to Wear on Christmas Morning

Every Christmas, my kids wake me up at the crack of dawn to open the presents that Santa brought. With wrapping paper sprawled around the tree and my dog digging through bags and boxes, I inevitably still want a picture to capture the moment. I try to brush my hair and throw on some lip […]
December 18, 2013

Men’s Night Recap

The beer was cold and so was the weather, but, the men of Alexandria came out for our annual Men’s Night sponsored by Braddock Commercial Real Estate. We had quite the turn out of loyal customer’s husbands and significant others who shopped for the ladies and followed their wish-lists to a tee. But ladies, don’t […]
December 13, 2013

The Shoe Hive + Shoptiques

Until you have experienced the difficulties involved in maintaining an e-commerce website, you cannot possibly know everything that goes into it. It is very labor-intensive and particularly difficult for small businesses with a small staff and limited resources. Nonetheless, we recognize that many of our fans live elsewhere, and some of our local fans still […]
December 10, 2013

Men’s Night – Next Week!

I love my husband but despite many years together he has not yet mastered the ability to walk into even one of my favorite stores and pick out the perfect gift. I have faith that one day this will happen, but in the meantime, this is exactly why we’ve decided to continue the now-tradition of […]
December 7, 2013


Pretty much across the board in retail, 2013 has been a less successful year than 2012. The holiday season is our last chance to make the year as successful as we can, so a few weeks ago I began brainstorming. What could we do at The Shoe Hive that would kick it up a notch? […]
December 3, 2013

Gigi Handbag Trunk Show

Gigi handbags are oh so fabulous and will be at our exclusive trunk show this week. Sold at Barney’s and Harrods, among others, their leather is some of the best of the world and most of their bags are made right in New York City. Perfect for every day use, these bags make great gifts […]