November 16, 2018

Introducing Boutique Express

We are all busy. No matter what phase of life you are in or what job you do, if you have kids or don’t have kids, if your kids are young or old, everybody in this town is really, really busy. Oh, and then there is the traffic, dreadful traffic that seems like it can […]
December 31, 2018

The Return of the Fanny Pack. Yes, Really.

Many years ago, probably more than 12 years ago — at least — I was walking the hallways of a show in New York with two of my friends who were the buyers for the former Old Town boutique Hysteria and we came upon a tiny little booth with great hair accessories. We started talking […]
January 4, 2019

Think Pink

People just don’t wear enough pink. That’s been my contention for many years and I won’t be dissuaded. I often hear people (even our beautiful model, Penelope) say they don’t look good in pink. I beg to differ. I think there is some shade of pink that will good on everyone. And is there a […]
January 8, 2019

Resort Ready: Roller Rabbit Is Back!

The winter has thus far been super rainy, and if the weather forecasters are correct, we are in for a pretty awful winter. If you have been debating whether or not you want to escape the gray and go somewhere warm this winter, you might want to go ahead and book those tickets to sunshine […]
January 10, 2019

Save the Date! It’s the 15th Annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale

It is hard to believe it’s already that time of year, but it is once again the season of the annual Alexandria Boutique Warehouse Sale. It seems that once the holidays are over, folks begin asking at the store about this one-day event that has become an must-attend occasion for Alexandria shoppers. The discounts are […]
January 14, 2019

The Bag I Didn’t Know I Needed: The Sporty Spice by Annabel Ingall

A few months ago I was leaving a HAWT Pilates class at Mind the Mat in Del Ray and I put my suede cross-body bag across my sweatshirt as I left class. By the time I got to my car, my purse had not fared too well. The workout was tough and the sweat on […]
January 18, 2019

Ulla, Ulla, Ulla

I know I am starting to sound like a broken record but I’ve just got to talk to you about the latest Ulla Johnson delivery. I can’t not share each collection with the Stylebook readers. Even when you think it’s impossible, every delivery, it seems to get better. I feel like a musician when they […]
January 22, 2019

Save Your Money, Save Your Clothes: Why I Love The Laundress

At this point in our lives, we all have clothes in our wardrobe in which we have invested some money. Instead of fast fashion, we all have pieces that we buy that we want to wear often and have last for years. That means we need to take care of them. If you are anything […]
January 23, 2019

These Are the Podcasts I Am Loving Right Now

Back in the early 90s, when I was attending journalism school, there were many discussions about the future of news and how people would consume information. Everyone knew change was coming, they just weren’t exactly sure where things would end up. We all knew things were moving to digital, but no one could quite put […]