Contributor Profile

Daneen Eaton, Merchandising Manager

Upon graduating from UNC-Chapel Hill in 1977, Daneen worked for Fitch Creations for 6 years, soon after Fearrington began. Among her contributions: identifying the Belted Galloway cows that subsequently became our unofficial mascots, and beautifully illustrating Jenny Fitch’s Fearrington House Cookbook. She rejoined in 2007 and has since overseen merchandising and visual displays for our shops. Check out Daneen's Pinterest page and blog for fashion trends and to see what Dovecote has in its shops!

Dovecote Picks for Dad

Doesn't dad deserve a little recognition? Give your dad a gift he will truly enjoy! Here are our suggestions from Dovecote: For Hip Dads – Manebi Stone-Washed Jungle Camo Espadrilles For Professional Dads – Exquisite Italian leather briefcases, messenger bags and writing pad covers from Bosca. For Buttoned-Up Dads – Traditional Ties and Bow Ties with a modern twist from Collared Greens. For Sockless Dads – Fun, colorful loafer liners from Hook & Albert. For Stylish... Full Post >

Palermo Booties

We were so excited about these fabulous handmade Fall Palermo booties that we asked if we could have them ahead of schedule to pair with some of our linens. I just received word from the company owner that she brought our order back from Argentina with her in her suitcase! Keep an eye on "OUT OF THE BOX" for their arrival in Dovecote! There are a special few in this shipment so the earliest birds will get their size. Full Post >

An Amaya Pop-Up Shop

Mark your calendars for Thursday, June 5th to Sunday, June 8th! We have a special pop-up shop featuring the perfect summer tunic. Inspired by the vibrant and intricate designs of saris and shawls noted while attending traditional Indian weddings, founder Pam Schaecher created AMAYA to present this extraordinary artistry in fashion to North America and Europe. Pair with white jeans for a relaxed Bohemian look, or with Audrey cigarette pants for elegant chic. View our calendar for more details! Full Post >

Meet Bernie Mev!

Make a bold statement with Bernie Mev’s stylish “Maile.” This platform wedge with elasticized fabric on the upper and a leather footbed will soothe your feet while taking you to new heights! Its modern styling is the perfect finishing touch to our contemporary apparel offerings. Insanely comfortable, Bernie Mevs are ultra lightweight and like heaven on your feet. Ask anyone who owns Bernie’s “Catwalk” ballet flat – in black, bronze AND pewter! It is hard to stop at one... Full Post >

Dashing All The Way!

We have so many unique gift ideas for decking your halls – or someone else’s – if you are in search of really special gift ideas for those hard-to-shop-for folks on your list. One of my favorites this season is this handsome Script Mache Deer Head offered in both a wall-mounted or tabletop version. Add your own antlers (bare branches in our case) and give it its own unique personality. Such a cool piece that will live on far beyond the holidays! Especially wonderful for someone who loves... Full Post >

PLANET is Out of This World!

New to Dovecote this season and fast becoming one of our brightest stars, PLANET is a brilliant collection of designs so suited for today's lifestyle. Lauren Grossman, designer-owner of PLANET, says her fashion legacy will be size-less, season-less, age-less clothing. So Dovecote¹s style! Her creative collection of women¹s apparel uses the finest natural fabrics in a palette of soft hues like sea, fog, putty and lots of white on white. The silhouettes are soft and flowing and the shapes... Full Post >

Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)

Swedish hat company WIGENS has been dressing heads in hats and caps for over a century, enduring the elements and outliving every trend with quiet confidence. Handcrafted using skills that have been passed down for over a century, every WIGENS hat is an inspiring testament of what we can achieve when we put our heart and souls into what we do. The combination of genuine craftsmanship and exquisite fabrics makes a cap from WIGENS more than just a cap. Pictured here is Bosse LP – a 100%... Full Post >

Cozy Up!

“F” is for Fall, Football…..Flannel! Our plaid brushed cotton Teton tunics from C.P. Shades are a perfect weight for this transitional weather -- especially when paired with our ever-popular Equestrian leggings and Dav boots. From sumptuous cashmere sweaters and scarves to lambswool throws and decorative pillows, the season has never been more colorful. And for the guys -- our lighter-weight, slimmer cut Harris Tweed jacket with a handsome wool pocket square looks more modern than ever.... Full Post >

DAV Footwear

I so love it when chic marries up with practicality!  Crafted with ultra plush linings, padded insoles and contour fit technology, DAV fashion-forward footwear proves that great style can be practical as well as comfortable!  Many DAV styles can be rolled up to fit in your luggage or carry-on! Pair with our tailored Equestrian pants for a sleek, seamless leg - ready to be jazzed up or toned down with your choice of top dressing.  Perfect for dog-walking in the country...or an evening stroll... Full Post >

This Week’s Additional Designer: A. Barclay

We are delighted to welcome scarf designer Anna Barclay Sibley and her gorgeous collection – A. Barclay – to our Trunk Show line-up this weekend! A.BARCLAY is an evolving collection of scarves and resort wraps made with 100% natural fibers and handcrafted by Italian artisans. They offer unique and rich designs in varied weights making this collection suitable for a range of climates: cashmere for Fall football games and snowy NY days, light-as-a-feather linen for California climates and... Full Post >