October 29, 2014

The Wonder of Wolford

by Christen All I’ve heard about Wolford since I started working at The Shoe Hive in April is that they are the best tights ever. They feel great on, they don’t run and they last forever. Or so our customers say. I have to admit that prior to my Shoe Hive arrival, I was not […]
October 27, 2014

Gigi Trunk Show – Free In-Store Monogramming & 20% Off

We are hosting Gigi New York for a special weekend event to launch the holiday season. Our rep will be bringing with her a host of bags, clutches and other small leather goods that can be monogrammed for free at the store before you leave. A great idea for gifts! We will also have a […]
October 22, 2014

All Hunter Boots Are 30% Off!

We were going to start this promotion on Friday as a pre-Halloween weekend treat, but given the downpour this morning we thought you might appreciate the discount a few days early. Starting today and going through Sunday, all of our Hunter boots will be 30% off. We have a variety of styles, heights, colors and […]
October 21, 2014

Alicia Adams Alpaca

We are going to feature these same photos on www.AlexandriaStylebook.com tomorrow but we wanted to share this first with our own blog’s followers…especially since the photos submitted are of a good friend of mine, Madelyn. I recently discovered Alicia Adams Alpaca, a family business which specializes in the design and production of textiles and clothing […]
October 16, 2014

The S’well Bottle

It wasn’t so long ago that I arrived at Mind the Mat in Del Ray very early one weekday morning for my once-a-year hot yoga class. If I’m going to do anything that early in the morning, coffee is a must…before and after. I had come prepared, my coffee in an insulated cup. I left […]
October 10, 2014

the stylebook fall 2014 lookbook is live!

For the past several months, we, along with the rest of the Alexandria Stylebook team, have been working hard on a Fall 2014 Lookbook. And it just went live this morning! We could not be more excited. 20 pages of clothing, shoes, jewelry, bags, furniture and our favorite fall beauty products too! Our goal was […]
October 9, 2014

what’s that sole?

by Christen So, I’m embarrassed to say that as I was researching a bit for this blog post, I started to get really confused. I couldn’t figure out why my very scientific Google search for “lug soles” wasn’t turning up any information of value. It wasn’t until Elizabeth pointed out that I had lug soles […]
October 2, 2014

Introducing Ivy Lane Living & Linens

When I moved here in 1999, the reason I chose Old Town was because of my college roommate, Alex Deringer. Aside from my husband, she was the only person I knew in the Washington region–but she was persuasive even aside from her exclusivity in the area. We bought our first house on the corner of […]