Megan & Michael

Megan and Michael tied the knot on June 21, 2014. These newlyweds said their "I dos" at the Garden Terrace, and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? We grew up together. His mom has worked for my dad for almost 20 years, and one summer Michael and I were both working for him as well. He was in the IT department, so when my phone broke one afternoon, he was the one who came to fix it. We started talking a lot more and I would purposely break... Full Post >

Caroline & Dan

Caroline and Dan tied the knot on September 20, 2014. These newlyweds said their "I dos" under the Crab Apples, and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? Caroline and I met each other during our sophomore year at UNC-Chapel Hill. Although we both lived in the same residence hall, we first met each other at a meeting for our study abroad program - we both studied abroad in Germany during our Spring semester. After seeing Caroline a few times, I... Full Post >

Casey & Clay

Casey and Clay tied the knot on September 6, 2014. These newlyweds said their "I dos" at beautiful offsite church in Chapel Hill, and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? As new students at UNC-Chapel Hill we had a lot of mutual friends, but our paths never crossed (though Clay claims he noticed me several times at the Rams Head dining hall). We were officially introduced at the end of our sophomore year, but I left soon after to study... Full Post >

Tipton & Eric

Tipton and Eric tied the knot on July 12, 2014. These newlyweds said their "I dos" under the Crab Apples, and danced the night away at the Fearrington Barn. How did you and Eric meet? We met in 2011 in Orlando, Florida. At the time, Eric was working for the Orlando Magic, and I was a sixth grade math teacher in Orlando. Once we met and began talking, we immediately realized we had something in common: we were both from North Carolina! I admitted that I wanted to move back there... Full Post >

Erin & Jason

Erin and Jason tied the knot on March 16, 2014. These newlyweds said their "I dos" at the Garden Terrace, and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? Jason and I met in 2008 while we were both working at an international school near Dusseldorf, Germany. I was teaching second grade, and Jason was part of the school’s administrative team. I was actually introduced to him the day after I arrived in Germany. A complete nervous wreck from the plane... Full Post >

Q&A with Designer Lorain Croft

We were thrilled to talk with Lorain Croft, the designer for Lorain Croft. She will be here for a trunk show at Dovecote this weekend, Saturday, October 18th & Sunday, October 19th. Here's what she told us about her personal style and this incredible collection. What has been your inspiration this season? Luxurious fabrics, rich in color and texture - I need to connect with how the design will feel on the body, how it will affect the mood of the wearer.  What is your favorite piece... Full Post >

Falling for Autumn Flowers

Fearrington's incredibly talented floral designer Mary Stevens shared a few ideas about how to incorporate seasonal flowers into a beautiful fall wedding! "I think that fall weddings can be lush and romantic – without having to be kitschy or overly themed. Brides are not limited to pumpkins filled with orange and red flowers. Softer, more romantic, antique tones work beautifully for autumn events. Think of sunset hues. Seasonal foliage, softer greens, blush, peach, butter yellow, gold -... Full Post >

Q&A with Cee & Ana from ANARKH Designs

We were happy to have the chance to talk to Cee & Ana, the lovely designers with ANARKH Designs, about their inspiration and style tips for the fall collection. This amazing trunk show is here for five full days at Dovecote beginning Wednesday, October 1st, through Sunday, October 5th. What has been your inspiration this season? The Fall-Winter 2014 collections were inspired by the short stories and poetry of Edgar Allan Poe and the surrealistic etchings of Gustav Dore. What is your... Full Post >

Q&A with Emanuel Fresko of Crea Concept

We sat down with Emanuel Fresko, who will be representing Crea Concept at their trunk show at Dovecote this Saturday, September 27th and Sunday, September 28th, to tell us a little about Aisha Gunel, the Turkish designer for this fabulous collection. What has been the inspiration this season? While Italy gave her [Aisha] inspiration on the elegant classics, France aided her in creativity and playfulness , if you mix those two influences to the middle eastern one in which she lives and... Full Post >

Diane & Dina

Diane and Dina tied the knot on April 19, 2014. They said their, "I dos" under the Willow Oaks and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn! How did you and Dina meet? We met starting new jobs on December 31, 1988 in Winston-Salem at Wachovia Bank. We were being processed in HR and Dina asked Diane if she was nervous starting a new job. We were both new to Winston-Salem and did not know anyone in town. After multiple attempts, Dina was finally able to persuade Diane to come over... Full Post >