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A Pretty Sweet Holiday

They say "there is no love sincerer than the love of food," and at Fearrington Village we often agree! Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and whether you're shopping for your special someone or seeking the perfect Valentine's Day date, we have just the thing for you! Date Night The Fearrington House Restaurant was recently named one of the Most Romantic Restaurants in America by...



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Kara & John-Marcus

Kara and John-Marcus tied the knot on October 4, 2014. These newlyweds said their "I dos" under the Willow Oaks, and danced the night away in the Fearrington Barn. 1. How did you and your partner meet? It's actually a funny story. We met at a party in Atlanta...twice. I met John-Marcus shortly after I graduated from college and moved from Massachusetts. During our conversation at this...



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A Little Wine & Wisdom for Valentine’s Day

Nothing says "I love you" like...saying..."I love you," but we all know that your special someone would prefer you speak in gifts instead of English. This is not unfortunate, as wine is a perfect gift that is as rewarding to give as it is for the both of you to enjoy! They say there is a Champagne for every occasion, and for Valentine's it's DUVAL-LEROY Brut Non-Vintage.  Sharing...



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The Best of Both Worlds

Every year Forbes Magazine puts out a list based on the 200 largest metro areas in the US determining which are ‘The Best Places for Business and Careers.' These cities are rated on a dozen job related factors such as the cost of business and living, income growth and the quality of life and education within the labor force. Not surprisingly, the city right in our very own backyard, Raleigh...



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Valentine’s Day Sweets & Wine

Shower your sweetheart with housemade chocolates, chocolate-covered strawberries and wine? Can you think of anything sweeter? The Goat at Fearrington has three choices for a perfect (and delicious) Valentine's Day gift! Call 919.545.5717 or stop by The Goat to place your order. Sweets for your Sweetheart Variety Chocolate Bon Bons $35 15 housemade chocolates in various...



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Make It Your Own Tips!

A few tips from our stylists on how to make any outfit truly yours! Stylist: Emma Fit Notice we said fit, not size. In order to feel most yourself, you must feel comfortable. That means trying everything on and finding what feels right. Remember sizes are ambiguous numbers that change by brand, fabric and style. It may take a bit longer to find your fit, but just think of it as dress-up....



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Q&A with Priscilla Taylor

We were thrilled to chat with designer Priscilla Taylor, for P.Taylor Clothing, before her trunk show at Dovecote this Saturday, January 24th and Sunday, January 25th. Here is what she shared with us about her favorite pieces this season! What has been your inspiration this season? We were inspired by pastel colors with a shock of pink and turquoise. One of the images that inspired us the...



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Make It Your Own Monday

Welcome back to Dovecote Style's new blog series: Make It Your Own Monday! Item of the Month: P. Taylor Shirts The P. Taylor brand based in New York, provides classic button up shirts that provide style, function and fit in equal measure. Each handmade shirt is a blend of cotton and polyester or cotton and nylon for superb wearability.  The fabrics feel heavenly, travel perfectly and...



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Second Year of the Winter Coffee Pecan Porter

When the temperature drops there are a few things that become necessities: scarves, hats, mittens, wool socks and my morning cup of coffee. The way a warm cup of coffee warms me up and awakens my senses prepares me for the activities of the day. Throughout the year, Fearrington Village is enveloped in that same aroma of freshly roasted coffee. In the winter the aroma is more powerful and even...



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Wine for the Wintertime

As I'm sure you've noticed, it's a tad chilly out. A little wine can do wonders in helping to pass the time, anxiously awaiting the chance sighting of a little wintry precipitation. I mean, if its going to be this cold, we better get some snow out of it! Here are three cool bottles that we have featured and on display here at The Goat to help warm the spirits this Winter. DOMAINE...



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