January 18, 2013

Trend Report: Mint Green

Green is having a moment. In fact, it has monopolized much of the sartorial spotlight for several years now. Of course, there are always “of-the-moment” shades, but the hue itself has been popular for a while now. (Photo credit: http://tinyurl.com/bya8nka) In my quite humble opinion, it began with the overnight success of the Chanel jade nail polish […]
January 13, 2013

Pass the suds.

At 5 AM today, I packed a bag (full of fabulous Shoe Hive resort wear) headed for the Virgin Islands. Now, more than twelve hours later, it appears my bag has a better shot of making it than I do. Well, maybe. Instead of enjoying a glass of shiraz on a porch perched high above […]
January 11, 2013

ENK Accessorie Circuit: Lunch Break

Caught Elizabeth & Lyndsay on their lunch break when we were in New York. Their thoughts on how the day was going. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/57227823 w=500&h=889] IMG 0904 from The Shoe Hive on Vimeo.
January 9, 2013

ENK Accessorie Circuit: 2013 Accessories Trend Report

On Monday, Elizabeth, Lyndsay and I got up well before dawn and made our way to New York for the ENK Accessorie Circuit. Elizabeth and Lyndsay had 8 hours to select the jewelry, bags and other accessories you will see trickle into The Shoe Hive over the next few months. As a newcomer to this […]
January 4, 2013

‘Tis the season…to shop the sales!

Well, friends, our semi-annual winter sale is in full swing. All fall and winter styles* are discounted! The more you purchase, the bigger the discount. Your first pair is 30% off, your second pair is 40% off and your third pair is 50% off! *with a few exceptions Here are a few of the styles […]
January 1, 2013

Shoes in the News: December (One Day Late)

Here is your monthly round-up of relatively pointless yet fascinating shoe-related news and gossip. The iconic Keds brand is teaming up with Kate Spade to create 8 styles for Kate Spade’s 20th Anniversary. The shoes will feature color-blocking, polka dots, stripes–a very feminine and whimsical look. I’m not sure I’m sold on them, but what […]
December 21, 2012

Burch, Boots & Bags: New Arrivals

Moving much of our merchandise from the store to the pop-up shop then back to the store has made me very aware of the seriously awesome new styles that we have. So, in honor of our Hive on the Hill theme, “Burch, Boots, and Bags,” here are a few personal favorites:
December 15, 2012

Hive on the Hill: The Shoe Hive Pops Up on Capitol Hill

You may not have been able to make Thursday night’s party, but you still have two more days to shop! [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/55672667 w=500&h=281] Hive on the Hill: The Shoe Hive Pops Up on Capitol Hill from The Shoe Hive on Vimeo.
December 11, 2012

Alison & Alison

When I started thinking of bloggers with whom I wanted to work on our pop-up shop, I immediately thought of the ladies behind DC Celine and Wardrobe Oxygen. When I discovered that they are both named Alison (with one L), it seemed like fate. Both of them began blogging about seven years ago, back when […]