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September 20, 2016 9:30 AM | By Dovecote Stylists | No Comments
We’ve covered handbags, so naturally it’s time to cover everyone’s favorite accessory: shoes.
Though we’d like to say every pair of shoes we have in our closets is absolutely essential to our lives, it really boils down to seven pairs. Do you have these in your closet?
Everyday heel: these are the ones that you can wear to work, to cocktails, and everywhere in between. They are comfortable, they are simple, and they are sturdy. Definitely a necessity.
Statement heel: here are the fun ones. Whether they’re sparkly, embellished, animal print, or (for the summer!) wedge sandals, these are the pair of shoes that you know you shouldn’t have spent quite so much money on but they also bring you the greatest joy.
Ankle boot: a more-recent must in the last few decades, these give you a rocker chic vibe and generally they’re more comfortable than your heels. They can be dressed up or dressed down, be sleek and professional or chunky and artsy, but everyone should have a pair!
Ballet flat: this is a no-brainer. Comfortable, timeless, and goes with everything. We love ours from Katharine Page. Her colors are stunning and the comfort level is unparalleled. So Audrey Hepburn!
Sneaker or Oxford: it is SHOCKING how well a good casual sneaker or menswear-inspired oxford can go with your favorite ensembles. We love our pairs from Seychelles. Lucky for us, this super comfortable shoe is also super on-trend for fall. We even have a sneaker-inspired riding boot, which brings us to . . .
Riding boots: a flat boot that comes to the knee (or even over the knee, if you’re feeling daring!), this is great with leggings and an oversized sweater. Great to wear in the winter, when you want a little extra coverage; these will help keep your legs warm! We love ones from Atelje.
Flat leather sandal: another must, this time for summer. A classic for a reason, these are comfortable and they look great with summer dresses and beachwear. Katharine Page makes beautiful pairs with the sweetest stitching details.
Ask our stylists to help you find each perfect pair to complete your closet! Never have to ask, “what do I wear with this?” ever again! You’ll have your essentials, thanks to Dovecote Style!
– Emma, Dovecote Stylist
In Our Gardens
Fearrington is enjoying it's best butterfly season in memory. Guests are sure to see beautiful yellow butterflies almost anywhere while strolling the grounds. There are dozens in the plants behind Roost, the cutting gardens, and even in Jenny’s Garden, and in front of the Granary.
The most common butterfly is the Eastern Swallowtail, the beautiful yellow flier that has been everywhere all summer. If you look closely you can see lots of yellow and a few black forms – all males are... Full Post >
We have quite the jet-set clientele at Dovecote. We are asked on a daily basis "what's the best outfit for traveling?" and we have the answer for you!
Well, we have a couple answers. Because who doesn't love options?
If you are solely traveling (and, thus, crashing onto your bed as soon as you arrive at your destination), we recommend a simple cotton t-shirt from Wilt and ponte leggings from Magaschoni. These are comfortable, breathable, and can double as pajamas if you just... Full Post >
At McIntyre's Books
A little sawdust with your pasta? Unless you are grating your Parm yourself from a block of cheese actually made in Parma, Italy, this may be your indistinct pleasure. Kobe beef, EVOO, truffles, balsamic vinegar, sushi, all manner of cheeses, wines, scotch: these are commonplace imposters and fakes, running the gamut from ethically gray to illegal and dangerous. Food counterfeiting is big business, so grab this book to keep it real.
Stop by McIntyre's to pick up Real Food Fake... Full Post >
Fearrington Weddings, Real Weddings
Megan and Doug tied the knot on November 28, 2015 These newlyweds danced the night away in The Fearrington Barn!
How did you and your partner meet?
In 2008, Doug's younger sister Anna was diagnosed with leukemia and underwent treatment at UNC Cancer Hospital. She did well and has been in remission ever since, but still attends regular follow ups. Fast forward to 2012, I had started working as a physician assistant at the UNC Cancer Hospital and was introduced to Anna and my future... Full Post >
From the moment you drape a Suzi Roher scarf around your neck, you are hooked! The luxurious soft fabric settles effortlessly on the body, making them nearly weightless and incredibly comfortable to wear.
Every piece in her collection is a masterpiece with its own story, offering a captivating collage of images that speaks differently to every individual. Original art and photography dissolves into beautifully layered colors when worn. Folded and draped around your neck, only you know the... Full Post >