At Dovecote

Dovecote is a lifestyle boutique offering an ever-changing selection of chic apparel for both men and women,  accessories, home décor and gifts for every occasion.

Jams, Jellies & Sauces Oh My!

The Fearrington House kitchen has been whipping up delicious treats of all types, including some you can take home or give as gifts! Whether you enjoy the Valrhona chocolate sauce poured on the Chocolate Soufflé served at The Fearrington House Restaurant, out-of-the-ordinary jams like Apple Pie and Carrot Cake, or have a more traditional palate for strawberry jelly, options are readily available for purchase at Dovecote. Yes, these items come in varying sizes, including a "travel pack" of... Full Post >

Meet Bernie Mev!

Make a bold statement with Bernie Mev’s stylish “Maile.” This platform wedge with elasticized fabric on the upper and a leather footbed will soothe your feet while taking you to new heights! Its modern styling is the perfect finishing touch to our contemporary apparel offerings. Insanely comfortable, Bernie Mevs are ultra lightweight and like heaven on your feet. Ask anyone who owns Bernie’s “Catwalk” ballet flat – in black, bronze AND pewter! It is hard to stop at one... Full Post >

Dashing All The Way!

We have so many unique gift ideas for decking your halls – or someone else’s – if you are in search of really special gift ideas for those hard-to-shop-for folks on your list. One of my favorites this season is this handsome Script Mache Deer Head offered in both a wall-mounted or tabletop version. Add your own antlers (bare branches in our case) and give it its own unique personality. Such a cool piece that will live on far beyond the holidays! Especially wonderful for someone who loves... Full Post >

PLANET is Out of This World!

New to Dovecote this season and fast becoming one of our brightest stars, PLANET is a brilliant collection of designs so suited for today's lifestyle. Lauren Grossman, designer-owner of PLANET, says her fashion legacy will be size-less, season-less, age-less clothing. So Dovecote¹s style! Her creative collection of women¹s apparel uses the finest natural fabrics in a palette of soft hues like sea, fog, putty and lots of white on white. The silhouettes are soft and flowing and the shapes... Full Post >

Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)

Swedish hat company WIGENS has been dressing heads in hats and caps for over a century, enduring the elements and outliving every trend with quiet confidence. Handcrafted using skills that have been passed down for over a century, every WIGENS hat is an inspiring testament of what we can achieve when we put our heart and souls into what we do. The combination of genuine craftsmanship and exquisite fabrics makes a cap from WIGENS more than just a cap. Pictured here is Bosse LP – a 100%... Full Post >

New at Dovecote: Gentlemen’s Collection

My favorite new stop on my wedding tour of Fearrington is the brand new men’s collection at Dovecote.  We’ve been spending a lot of time in that corner lately...who says men don’t like to shop?! Dovecote has a fine new stock of Collared Greens ties and cumberbunds that I think are the perfect fun, stylish new option for groomsmen for Fearrington’s outdoor weddings. They have fabulous colors in stripes and polka dots that would go with any bride’s choice of wedding colors.  You... Full Post >

Cozy Up!

“F” is for Fall, Football…..Flannel! Our plaid brushed cotton Teton tunics from C.P. Shades are a perfect weight for this transitional weather -- especially when paired with our ever-popular Equestrian leggings and Dav boots. From sumptuous cashmere sweaters and scarves to lambswool throws and decorative pillows, the season has never been more colorful. And for the guys -- our lighter-weight, slimmer cut Harris Tweed jacket with a handsome wool pocket square looks more modern than ever.... Full Post >

DAV Footwear

I so love it when chic marries up with practicality!  Crafted with ultra plush linings, padded insoles and contour fit technology, DAV fashion-forward footwear proves that great style can be practical as well as comfortable!  Many DAV styles can be rolled up to fit in your luggage or carry-on! Pair with our tailored Equestrian pants for a sleek, seamless leg - ready to be jazzed up or toned down with your choice of top dressing.  Perfect for dog-walking in the country...or an evening stroll... Full Post >

This Week’s Additional Designer: A. Barclay

We are delighted to welcome scarf designer Anna Barclay Sibley and her gorgeous collection – A. Barclay – to our Trunk Show line-up this weekend! A.BARCLAY is an evolving collection of scarves and resort wraps made with 100% natural fibers and handcrafted by Italian artisans. They offer unique and rich designs in varied weights making this collection suitable for a range of climates: cashmere for Fall football games and snowy NY days, light-as-a-feather linen for California climates and... Full Post >

Transition to Fall

Our end-of-summer sale continues with 50% off our Chalet linens! Paired with our new Fall scarves and accessories, these darker linens are the perfect answer for our climate when you want to look a bit more like Fall even though the temperature still feels like Summer! OUT OF THE BOX this week: stunning new scarves in rich autumn colors! For more of what’s new, follow my Dovecote Style board on Pinterest! Full Post >