September 3, 2013

How to Wear It: Seychelles, Business as Usual

Seychelles always delivers great shoes at great price points, and these new boots, “Business as Usual,” are no exception at only $132. Their versatility extends beyond what you can wear them with (for which we provide examples below), but always how to wear them–rolled up or down! Which way do you prefer them? And how […]
September 10, 2013

How to Wear: Sam Edelman Booties

I ran into a friend at The Shoe Hive this weekend leaving with a pair of my favorite Sam Edelman booties. She mentioned that she wasn’t entirely sure how she was going to wear them yet, but she loved them anyway. Here are our two top Sam Edelman sellers, the Maddox and the Petty, with […]
September 27, 2013

10 Days ~ 10 Shoes ~ 10 Looks

There are 10 days until our anniversary party weekend! Each day we will present one of our “2013 top ten” selections with an entire look created by stylist and wardrobe consultant, Alicia McCaslin. Just in case for some odd reason you don’t receive or read our emails and are not a fan on Facebook, we’ll be updating this […]
November 12, 2013

A Wardrobe of Classics

I make a concerted effort to provide a range of shoes that will appeal to women of all ages, fashions and lifestyles. But what concerns me most (aside from what will sell, of course) is providing a balance of shoes that are on trend and of forever-shoes. Forever-shoes are the the kind that you can […]
January 10, 2014

The New Nude

The other day, we put together a list of our latest arrivals for social media purposes and we realized how many nude shoes we have in store right now–everything from casual flats to evening-appropriate. Typically, style experts recommend owning a pair of nude shoes because they seem to disappear on your foot, thereby lengthening the […]
January 24, 2014

How to Wear: Sabina by Michael Kors

This week on Alexandria Stylebook, we were asked a question about cage heels. The reader thought that the style might cut her off at the ankle, making her look shorter and disproportionate. I asked Lyndsay to respond to the reader, and I loved her answer. She suggested wearing the Sabina by Michael Kors–the particular cage […]
April 17, 2014

Framing your Face

As a follow-up to a question about sunglasses we were asked to answer on Alexandria Stylebook, we thought you might benefit from a breakdown of the best types of frames for each face shape. Christen and Patience did a little research and this is what they’ve discovered. Just as when you get dressed in the […]
June 9, 2014

The Shoe Hive Loves Sara Campbell!

We consider ourselves lucky to be surrounded by such fantastic independent boutiques. Part of The Shoe Hive’s success is thanks to a community of businesses which support each other. So, we were thrilled to discover that women’s clothing and accessories boutique, Sara Campbell, was moving in around the corner from us. We think our customers will […]
August 29, 2014

The Monet vs. The Lexy

by Christen After discussions with several customers this week about the values of both The Monet by Derek Lam and the Lexy by Kate Spade, I started really thinking about how I would wear them–which is especially helpful since I own both pairs. And I actually think they are more different (in terms of purpose) […]