March 20, 2015

Supergas for Spring

by Christen As the weather improves, Supergas seem to be top of mind for many of our customers. In fact, my friend Sam came in just this week for her very first pair. She wore her newly purchased white sneakers out of the store with black leggings and a black oversized sweater, looking effortlessly chic. […]
May 27, 2015

On Mixing Metals

Mixing metals can be tricky, and many of our customers are still unconvinced that it can be done well. However, metallics are now the new neutrals and mixing them enables us to get even greater use out of the pieces that we love. So, for those of you who would like to give this trend […]
June 17, 2015

DC Style Factory’s Corporate Style Talk at Troutman Sanders

A couple of weeks ago, Washington, DC law firm, Troutman Sanders asked Rosana of DC Style Factory to speak to its women’s group about spring trends and office style. She pulled a few favorite professional looks and styles from The Shoe Hive, Betsy Fisher and other stores for the evening cocktail-hour presentation. From Rosana: “The […]
November 9, 2015

Get the Look: Jessica Alba

December 9, 2015

Get the Look: Cocoon Coat

February 8, 2016

Wear Now, Wear Later x 3

This is a strange time for retail. Our sale selection is rapidly dwindling and Spring styles have just started to trickle in. Snow is on the ground while sandals are on our shelves. To help you make sense of it all, Patience and Christen picked three of their favorite styles that are in store now […]
March 4, 2016

How to Wear It: Winter Neutrals

This is the first in a series of posts we plan on publishing wherein we show you how to style your favorite pieces from The Shoe Hive. Today, Christen is wearing our new IRO black and white jacket (which arrived just yesterday!) along with the ruffle top by Day by Birger et Mikkelsen, her own […]
March 16, 2016

How to Wear It: Neon Pumps

In hindsight, I probably should have shown you how to wear neon pumps in a slightly more accessible way. I understand not everyone would be comfortable wearing neon yellow pumps with a chartreuse leather jacket. But the sartorial lesson here is that you can wear bold color with other bold colors. This notion that there […]
April 1, 2016

How to Wear It: IRO’s Cropped Top

Friends, this is not a Crop Top. This is a cropped top. And, yes, there is a difference. Very few people should actually ever wear Crop Tops. Actually, no one should really wear Crop Tops. Let’s just ban them forever, okay? Except for vintage Britney. She can wear Crop Tops. Cropped tops, however, are much […]