Gift Guide – The Hostess

What to do when you are searching high and low for the perfect hostess gift?

Cross it off your to do list and check out the amazing candles offered by LAFCO’s House and Home candle collection at Dovecote Style. Deliriously good scents waft through the room when these soy candles burn, each one with an estimated 90 hour burn time. Beautifully packaged, each box contains an oversized, gorgeous handblown art glass container to be used again when the candle is gone!

Pete’s Top 10 Books of 2014

Pete Mock, book buyer and mystery guru for McIntyre's Books, has compiled a list of his favorite books this year. There are books on romance, war and of course, mystery, so there's sure to be something for everyone. These are perfect for the book lovers on your gift list. In no particular order, here are Pete’s 10 favorite books of the year! 1) Jerry Lee Lewis; His Own Story by Rick Bragg Gave me chills envisioning the battles he had musically and personally. Rick Bragg is... Full Post >

Native and Local!

Back in September, when the weather was milder and garden tasks somewhat less pressing, the Fearrington gardeners, accompanied by Mr. Greg Fitch, took a morning to visit our friends and neighbors at Cure Nursery in Pittsboro. Longtime growers and wholesale plant sellers Bill and Jen Cure have recently begun to offer their lovingly grown and carefully cultivated native plants to the retail public. With the launch of our hugely popular Wildflower Meadow in Camden Park, along with our renewed... Full Post >

Transformation Tuesday

For today's transformation, we've taken a casual look and transformed it into a more business-like ensemble, utilizing our Jeniger jacket and Miley pant in winter white from Equestrian Designs. We also have the same suit in a uniquely beautiful taupe in the shop. We've paired this suit with one of our Bosca leather notebook covers because who says women can't shop in the men's department? We've then taken this daytime business attire and transformed to nighttime chic. Here at Dovecote... Full Post >

Coravin, A Wine Lover’s Perfect Gift

Over the past few years a new technology has swept the wine world by storm. Yes, there are a lot fads in the wine world, but sometimes an invention or innovation comes along that changes that world for the long run. The Coravin is that invention for those of us who love to drink and taste wines. What is Coravin? It is the best wine preservation system that has ever been created. It allows you to go into your cellar pick that bottle of wine that you have been wanting to try, access a glass... Full Post >

Gift Guide – The Dog Lover

Fearrington Village is a dog lovers haven, from dog treats at Dovecote Style to water bowls outside of The Goat, we love when owners bring their furry friends to roam the Village Center. Our 2014 Holiday Gift Ideas included great presents for the dog lovers on your holiday shopping list, but we couldn't stop there! Dovecote has precious dog collars for your favorite pooch, gorgeous coffee table books, and oodles of adorable home decor to celebrate "wo-man's best friend!" These items are... Full Post >