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Ruffled for Fall

We’re eagerly anticipating fall at Dovecote Style, with new arrivals and trunk shows coming up soon! We have in store the most adorable lightweight flannel shirt by Bell. A beautiful flattering cut and a small ruffle on the cuff gives this top a wonderful feminine touch.

The shirts are available in a variety of combinations – red with teal, grey with navy, or black with grey — all with elbow patches. A perfect transition piece for Fall. Pair with a great pair of jeans and wear them shopping with friends, for date night or at the first big game of the season!

Swing by the store to check out all of our new arrivals and our trunk show line up, or to stock up on fall essentials!

– Jeanne Tongret, Dovecote Stylist

Recycling Linens at The Inn

Did you know The Fearrington House Inn donates gently-used bed linens, towels and bed slippers? On average, The Fearrington House Inn donates approximately one hundred bags of materials per year to charitable organizations. These materials have created over 1,000 bandages and over 500 dresses to date, in addition to many other projects. Fearrington started donating gently-used linens and other materials because many organizations needed fabric, but couldn't afford to purchase any... Full Post >

A Cocktail in Southern History

With a Sutler's gin base, this cocktail holds a little bit of North Carolina history. Set up camp on the front porch of The Fearrington House Restaurant and enjoy the summer weather.  A Cocktail in Southern History Sutler’s Gin is based out of Winston Salem and named after Sutlers: the men following troops during the Revolutionary and Civil wars. They would set up camp with the troops to provide provisions during down time (tobacco and alcohol). The name is derived from this... Full Post >

Treat Your Toes at The Spa

We all put our feet through so much stress during a day with walking, running, standing, footwear, and simply just holding up our bodies. Take some time to love your feet by booking a spa treatment at The Spa at Fearrington for National I Love My Feet Day! We have several different ways to help you find some relief for those tired soles and toes. Put your feet up by indulging in a Fearrington Luxury Pedicure (75 minutes, $96 including gratuity). This pedicure includes an exfoliating... Full Post >

Hosting A Southern Summer Party

Nail the party prep on your next shindig with these pro tips and small bite recipes in Southern Appetizers: 60 Delectables for Gracious Get-Togethers. Although principally a cookbook, attention is also paid to the table setting, invitations, flowers, and bartending. Party at your place? I could bring over the plate and fork-worthy Fresh Corn Cake with Field Pea Relish & Lemon Aioli? Or maybe just the Lima Bean Hummus with napkins and some crusty bread? Stop by McIntyre's to pick... Full Post >

Must-Haves for New Moms

Here at Dovecote, you'll find a little something for everyone. Whether you're shopping for your fashionista friend, your fabulous cook of a neighbor, or your dog-loving dad, something in the store is sure to be up their alley! Or maybe you embody a little bit of all those people too. And maybe you just had a baby. And maybe you still want to feel chic while also being practical. We've got you covered. High quality cotton t-shirts from Wilt that can be washed to death (and still look... Full Post >