Leather Tunic Dress

Yes, you read that right. A leather dress. We are just obsessed with this item from Marc A Dolci! And judging from how quickly these pop in and out of the shop, so are our fashionable clients! This dress looks great on so many women. It is laser cut to perfection in a simple shape, which balances the edginess of the leather with a classic fit. It's surprisingly versatile and effortlessly cool. We love styling it with our favorite mushroom-colored booties from French Sole, but the... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

We've switched it up a bit here at Dovecote Style for this edition of Transformation Tuesday. We wanted to show the versatility of the apparel we offer, and we thought what better way than to put our clothes on an expecting mother. And is she expecting! We had to be quick with this makeover because this little one is ready to arrive as soon as next week! We love the before look, but we wanted to add just a bit more color. As beautiful as pregnancy is, we didn't want to draw too much... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

Inspired by our most recent Kinross trunk show and the continuing delightful fall weather, we've fully embraced cashmere for today and every day. Today we have a cute fall look for a coffee or lunch date. We've taken our very favorite Wilt top, a beautifully draped navy blouse and layered it with a fabulous camel Kinross cashmere jacket (say that five times fast!) We like to play with proportions and see what works and in this case, a pant with a bit of flare works wonderfully with the... Full Post >

Capes

No, this is not a post about superheroes, but you will definitely feel super stylish as soon as you throw on one of our gorgeous capes! Capes are a huge trend this Fall, and thank goodness, because they are fabulous. You'll find a variety of beautiful colors, fabric weights, sizes and price points at Dovecote Style. Keep our lovely ponchos in mind, too! They make fantastic layering piece as the seasons change. So, how do you choose between capes? Some of our absolute favorites are... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

Have we got something in store for you on this beautiful Tuesday...double the transformation! We've been particularly inspired this week, after a five day trunk show with Anarkh Designs, loads of new items coming through the shop and this delightful Fall weather reminding us just how beautiful the season can be. Look #1! Today we've taken a relatively nondescript outfit of gray and black (though, admittedly, we are mildly obsessed with her scarf) and taken the classic stylish equestrian... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

It's that time again -- time sure does fly when you're having fun! Here at Dovecote Style, we want you to feel better walking out of our store than you did walking in. For some, that means finding a special gift for a friend and for others, it's the possibility of transformation. Either way, we have a shop full of beautiful things to help with all your endeavors, a team of enthusiastic ladies to help and lots of fun to be had along the way! Today we took that idea of fun and ran with... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

Can you believe it? You made it through Monday, which happened to be the first official day of fall. Congratulations! This means it's now socially acceptable to start wearing your fall boots, cashmere sweaters and pretty scarves. Which brings us to the point -- it's another Transformation Tuesday here at Dovecote! We hope you're as excited as we are. Today, we've taken a simple blue top with black pants and created the perfect casual ensemble for Fall. CP Shades has gorgeous cotton flannel... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

We've felt the chill in the air these past few mornings, a sure sign of Fall arriving. For this week's installment of Transformation Tuesday, we've embraced the new season wholeheartedly! Here at Dovecote, we carry a line of basics that are anything but "basic." The line is A'Nue Ligne and features fabulous v-neck tees, reversible tunics and beautiful leggings -- all perfect for layering with other designer pieces or with each other for a streamlined look. We carry the line in black,... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

Feeling a little blah? Uninspired? Maybe even a little lost? Pop into Dovecote Style and let us help define your personal style! Lackluster pants morph into a fabulous Before and Again printed swingy skirt. A boring top becomes a sleek v-neck from A'nue Ligne. They'll dress you from top to bottom in the latest styles from designers such as Equestrian, Magaschoni cashmere, Wilt and Elemente Clemente, designers you'll be hard pressed to find anywhere else in the Triangle. Accessories... Full Post >

The Statement Bag

There's no better time than the changing of the seasons to stop and reflect on your wardrobe. We're all starting to put away the light tees and tanks and stock up on sweaters and jackets. The changing of the seasons is lovely, but for the money, there's no better investment than a statement bag to take us through fall, winter and beyond. Some of our favorites here in the shop include a sumptuous leather boho bag in color-blocked cream and brown, totes and clutches with shagreen... Full Post >