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March 15, 2013

Apparel at The Shoe Hive

In addition to carrying Sheridan French tunics and shorts this season, we also picked up a slew of Ali Ro anoraks in bright colors and neutrals for the spring. They have been a huge hit thus far! The folks at Ali Ro sent over some how-to-wear-it looks for us to show you: We have the […]
March 12, 2013

TKO Watches Trunk Show

Our Skeleton Collection TKO watches have been so popular, we are bringing them in for a trunk show this coming Thursday through Saturday. All watches are 10% off, and if you’re not digging the Skeleton Collection or already purchased one, we will have a sea of other options for you:
March 8, 2013

Made in Italy…No, Really.

Fewer and fewer shoes are still “Made in Italy.” Now they are made in Spain, Brazil and, of course, China. But at The Shoe Hive, we make a point of always providing a strong selection of veritable Italian-made shoes. In this effort, we are now carrying a new line by Gastone Lucioli. Mr. Lucioli founded […]
March 5, 2013

Dazed and Confused

In college one of my favorite movies was Dazed and Confused. I never knew the movie would relate so much to my life now. Matthew McConaughey’s character says one of my favorite lines, “I keep getting older but the girls just stay the same age.” This, as it turns out, is my life in retail. […]
March 1, 2013

Let’s Play Catch Up

I was trying to decide what information was most important to share with you on this first of March, but we have SO much going on. So, here’s everything you need to know. We are discontinuing all of our bridal lines. I know, it’s a bummer. But the good news is that what’s left of […]
March 1, 2013

Ten Years at The Shoe Hive: March

Friday, March 1, 2013: Who is your favorite shoe designer available at The Shoe Hive? Butter. Definitely Butter. Saturday, March 2, 2013: Who is your favorite shoe designer ever? Roger Vivier. Sunday, March 3, 2013: Who is your favorite clothing designer? Lela Rose. Monday, March 4, 2013: In-store or online? In-store if in Alexandria. Otherwise, online. Tuesday, […]
February 26, 2013

Would you buy Dr. Scholl’s?

A week or so ago, I launched a survey on Facebook asking all of you whether or not you’d like to see the return of Dr. Scholl’s at The Shoe Hive. We were pretty much split down the middle at the store. And guess what? So were you! 55 people responded to the survey 28 […]
February 22, 2013

Anniversary Countdown: February

Many of you might know that my business partner is my father. When I first called him and talked about opening a shoe store he was a little hesitant. When I told him the big shoe show was in Las Vegas twice a year he became  more interested. My mom hates going to casinos but […]
February 19, 2013

My Favorite Store

Last Sunday I had a very odd shopping list: Ironing board Birthday present for a 4-year-old boy Nail polish remover Smudge tool for 5-year-old daughter’s art class Valentines’ Day table cloths One might think that the place to go to for these things would be Target. Problem is: I can’t stand Target. Maybe it is […]