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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!

Dress the Turkey & Your Table

It's that time again! That special time of year when families gather together around the table and give thanks (and eat lots of delicious food!) The holidays are upon us and Dovecote is here for you. To help out, we've got a little something for everyone. For the hostess, we have unique glassware and serving dishes. We love using teak utensils to serve delicious holiday portions! For the guest, we always recommend our housemade jams from The Fearrington House Restaurant, the... Full Post >

Q&A with Ann Lightfoot

We sat down with Ann Lightfoot before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, November 12th and Sunday, November 13th. Here is what she shared with us about her collection! What was your inspiration this season? This season, like every season, my inspiration always comes from seeing and finding new materials in their rawest form. Seeing these stones, brought straight from the earth, is always a magical time for me in the creative process. I always start with the stones themselves... Full Post >

Layering for Fall

When temps start in the 50's and soar to the 80's, it's clear what season is officially upon us. Fall in North Carolina. It's also clear what your outfit of the day is going to have to be . . . Something with layers! We just received a shipment of great basic tops from Judy P. These are streamlined, easy to pop on, and come in several different styles from a classic Sabrina shell to a simple v-neck tee. We have them in cream, white, and black and they make a great base for any layered... Full Post >

Q&A with Barbara Kiersch

We were excited to chat with Barbara Kiersch for Schneiders of Salzburg, before their trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th. Here is what she shared with us about their collection! What was your inspiration this season? “Everything old and historic – as long as being suitable – we shall love. But for the new and future we shall live for," a saying by Theodor Fontane, German writer and philosopher. This is the Credo of the... Full Post >

Q&A with Nadia Bevegni

We were excited to chat with Nadia Bevegni, designer of IT Felt Scarves, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th. Here is what she shared with us about her collection! What three words best describe your line? Three basic words for my newest line of felt art are with no doubt "handcrafted," "quality" and "transformation." Each piece is hand worked with the highest quality of materials, natural fibers that bond together under my hands'... Full Post >

Cuffs & Collars

One of our very favorite finds this season were the cuffs and collars from Catherine Osti. These are chic, unique and perfectly Parisienne. Add to collarless sweaters, have them peek out of a simple top . . . these accessories are such an interesting alternative to necklaces and bracelets! We love that they give the illusion of layering without any of the bulk. We love the delicate details and the air of sophisticated style. Be sure to see our stylists at the store; we are always... Full Post >

Q&A with Priscilla Taylor

We chatted with designer Priscilla Taylor, for P.Taylor Clothing, before her trunk show at Dovecote this Saturday, October 29th and Sunday, October 30th. Here is what she shared with us about this season's collection! What was your inspiration this season? The early morning light gives everything a warm inviting glow. I wanted our colors to reflect the morning light. How does your brand develop from season to season? I try to choose styles and colors that work into everyone's closet or... Full Post >

More for the Little Ones

Here at Dovecote, we are always moving things around! The most recent change in the floor plan was an expansion of our baby section. That means more adorable onesies with even more adorable patterns to choose from, more sweet mobiles, and more cute books to read before bedtime. Pick up a Heirloom swaddle that commemorates baby's birth, or Noodle & Boo luxury products including shampoo, baby wash, baby lotions and creams - all natural, all super gentle. If you're looking for a sweet... Full Post >

Men’s Scarves

Our gentlemen travelers love luxe neckwear and there is nothing quite as dashing as Margo Petitti's handmade patchwork-style scarves crafted from luxurious Italian suiting fabrics in her workshop in Fall River, Massachusetts. Margo Petitti's collection of scarves and other neckwear blend glen plaids, herringbone, houndstooth, and birdseye into one-of-a-kind accessories. Pick up one for a luxurious fall gift at Dovecote Style today! - Daneen, Dovecote Merchandising Manager Full Post >

Q&A with Jill Fairchild

We were excited to catch up with Jill Fairchild, for Fairchild|Baldwin, before their trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, October 15th and Sunday, October 16th. Here is what she shared with us about this beautiful collection! What was your inspiration this season? My inspiration this season stems from travel and everything around me - art, architecture, food, nature, etc. Texture plays a major role for fall and marks the introduction of different collar treatments, from stamped croc... Full Post >