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Summer Style Preview: Classic

Enjoy this spring weather now! Here in North Carolina, it is generally short-lived. That being said, we have plenty of summery options to take you into the upcoming season.

If you lean towards a classic style, you are set here at Dovecote! We have the signature washed and wrinkled linen tunics from CP Shades back in the shop this year in stunning colors that will pair perfectly with your favorite Equestrian pants. We have some great fitted button-downs from Claridge & King as well as slim pants and sweet dresses from Italian designer Peserico, new to us this season and already selling like crazy.

Featherweight cashmere sweaters with intricate details are perfect for breezy evenings on the beach and summer date nights. White pants from Equestrian or Krazy Larry make such a classic base for a look to be topped with some color. We love a nautical navy, but are equally obsessed with lime, peacock blue and tangerine.

We love a Tula hat and sandals for day, and switching it up at night with a silk and cashmere scarf from Kinross and demure heel from Bettye Muller. No matter what your style, our personal stylists will be happy to help curate your summer look!

– Emma, Dovecote Stylist

Workout Gear

Sports Socks are high compression socks that Chef Colin Bedford swears by when training. These compression socks are meant to increase circulation. What makes them special? They work great AND look great! Unlike most compression socks, these come in fashionable colors and designs. "The socks really seem to reduce the stress training puts on my muscles," says Chef Bedford. "I haven't had any shin splints since I started wearing them regularly." CEP Sports Socks can be found at Dovecote... Full Post >

ProStart State Champions!

Fearrington's Sous Chef Thomas Card worked with a team of five talented high schoolers for the third time this year, through the Prostart Program, a nationwide program that connects the classroom and industry. Chef Card's team took home the Prostart State Championship this March! From November through March Chef Card and the team practiced and trained together twice a week for four hours a day for the competitions. Chef Card's team has won state competitions every year they have... Full Post >

The Harper Plan – A Winning Design!

Since 1974, Fearrington has been helping families create their dream homes. Our own custom home construction team has decades of experience in providing advice and top-quality features specific to each homebuyer.  Residents choose The Harper plan for a multitude of reasons, from its spacious design to copious entertaining space. Here are a few reasons why The Harper plan is a homebuyer favorite: It has a very open entertaining area, where the kitchen, dining, and living rooms are... Full Post >

Benefits of Pro Collagen Facials

Time to spring into a new skin care regiment to go along with the new season. With each new season your skin changes therefore your skin care regiment should change accordingly. Our Pro Collagen facial is a great way to get your skin ready for spring! The Elemis Pro-Collagen Quartz Lift Facial (75 minutes for $150) allows you to experience the ultimate in scientific skin therapy. It’s an advanced anti-aging facial, clinically proven to reduce the number of wrinkles by 94% and improve... Full Post >

Justine & Rob

Justine and Rob tied the knot on June 28, 2015. These newlyweds said their 'I dos' in under the Crab Apples and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. How did you and your partner meet? Rob and I met nine years ago in 2006. We were seventeen and eighteen years old working as counselors at a day camp. We did not have the same friends and did not speak to each other much until the last week of the summer. The day before the last day of camp, one of my campers went up to Rob and... Full Post >