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Dovecote Style is a lifestyle boutique offering an ever-changing selection of chic apparel and accessories for women, as well as whimsical gifts and our Fearrington House to Home signature selection of jams, jellies and sauces. Check our blog often for tips, trends and what our in-house stylists are chatting about!

What to Buy Right Now: A Perfect Cover Up

Whether you live in the sizzling South or summer in the Hamptons, soaring temps and sunny days will surely require a cover up or two. At Dovecote, we offer a few fresh ideas for smart summer dressing that go perfectly with your best warm weather accessory—sunscreen! Sun and Sea Protect yourself from too much sun by popping a BoHo chic tunic from Roberta Roller Rabbit over that bathing suit. Long sleeves and sheer fabric make for a cool and comfortable way to avoid over exposure. Add a... Full Post >

Sale into Summer

Here at Dovecote, it's a rare occasion indeed to have a sale. But the time has come. We are offering 30-50% off great pieces that you can wear this season and use to transition into the next! From timeless summer linens by CP Shades to featherweight cashmere by Kinross and Magaschoni, we are offering great savings on all your favorites. Silk tees from Bruno Manetti? Check. Tailored trousers from QL2? Gotcha covered. Sheath dresses, structured blazers, colorful clutches? The gang's all... Full Post >

Fourth of July

Whether you’re entertaining or merely partaking in various patriotic festivities, the Fourth of July always gives us an excuse to dress in a fun way. We love a printed Krazy Larry pant paired with a Wilt tee and a bold Matta scarf. If you’re entertaining, we suggest investing in a classic cookbook such as the one we carry in the store, chock full of deviled egg ideas! Deviled eggs, prepared any way, are THE perfect party snack. We also love these clever steak markers, perfect for a... Full Post >

Father’s Day

We know what you’re thinking. Father’s Day. Let’s just get him a tie and a pair of socks and be done with it. Which you can absolutely do! But why not get him an exclusive Beltie tie or a pair of really fabulous socks? We love the Hermes blue and custom print on our ties from Collared Greens and the quirky socks from Hook & Albert are so fun! Or, for the dad who has everything, why not invest in the Coravin wine system? The ability to taste from a bottle without even opening it... Full Post >

Beachy Summer Style

As hot and humid as it can get in the summer, at least we have the beach as a buffer. But how do we stay stylish in the heat? By popping by Dovecote, of course! We have the answers to all your style woes. Oversize linen dresses from European Culture are breathable and so cute. The classic Teton tunic from CP Shades is always a winner and makes for an effortless beach cover-up. Roberta Roller Rabbit makes floaty tops that take you easily from sunny beach day to a stroll along the... Full Post >

Summer Style Preview: Avant Garde

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. We have some very fun options for the stylish woman who isn't afraid to take some risks. Crop tops and silky high waisted gaucho pants from Crea, wide leg linen from Matthildur, oversize dresses just waiting to be belted . . . this is going to be a fabulous (and comfortable!) summer. Our style team is here to help, so... Full Post >

Summer Style Preview: Chic

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. We have plenty of options for the chicest of ladies this summer. Washable silk in pretty silvers and dusty navy from Go Silk, luxurious tees that drape just so from Crea, graphic print dresses from Peserico, and stunning summer cashmeres from Magaschoni and Kinross. We love a printed slim cut pant from Krazy Larry... Full Post >

Q&A with Camila Echavarria

We were excited to catch up with Camila Echavarria, for Sylca Designs, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, May 21st and Sunday, May 22nd. Here is what she shared with us about her dazzling jewelry! What three words best describe your line? Bold, Colorful, Lightweight. What has been your inspiration this season? We did a lot of pinks and blues this season. Spring always reminds us of flowers and sunny skies, and this is why this year our spring collection is dominated... Full Post >

Summer Style Preview: Boho Chic

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 tend towards a boho chic style, we have beautiful pieces from great designers such as Johnny Was, Go Silk and Matthildur. We love the flow and the color of Johnny Was, the washable silk kimonos that look more like art pieces from Go Silk and the breathability of a pima cotton paint-splatter print dress from... Full Post >

Q&A with Katherine Page

We were excited to catch up with Katherine Page, designer for Katherine Page Shoes, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, May 14th and Sunday, May 15th. Here is what she shared with us about her stylish footwear! What three words best describe your line? Timeless, Classic, Luxurious. What has been your inspiration this season? I draw my inspiration from the Equestrian world where I spend so much of my time. The color palette is inspired by the colors of the horses. Rich... Full Post >