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Q&A with Joanna Maxham

We were excited to catch up with Joanna Maxham, designer and owner of Joanna Maxham, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, October 1st and Sunday, October 2nd. Read on to see what she shared with us about her fabulous collection! What was your inspiration this season? As we move into Fall 2016 - I went back to the roots that inspired the Brand at the very beginning: the...



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Fall Fashion for The Game

If you're active on any social media platform that employs the use of hashtags, you've seen #ootd But what does it mean? Outfit Of The Day! Today's outfit of the day is perfect for a fall football game. Starting with a grey skinny jean from Iris Setlakwe and charcoal cashmere turtleneck from Kinross, we've layered it for late fall with an icy blue Kinross sweater coat and Matisse print...



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Katherine & Kyle

Katherine and Kyle tied the knot on August 29, 2015. These newlyweds said their "I dos" at the Crabapples, and danced the night away in The Garden Terrace. How did you and your partner meet? Kyle and I met online on Match in the fall of 2014. We went on one date and were then pretty inseparable. We are always amazed that we had never crossed paths before. Louisville often feels like a...



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De La Terre Skincare Collection

Healthy skin is at the cornerstone of supporting one’s overall well being. Modern lifestyle is hard on our bodies and skin. Many internal and external health conditions can affect skin function, thus leaving it vulnerable and devitalized. The pure herbal compounds found throughout the De La Terre Skincare collection gently shift skin into nutritional balance, where repair and healing can take...



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Setting Your Table for Fall

At Dovecote, we strive for style in all areas. From apparel to dog accessories and everything in between, a stylish life is a happy life. Labor Day is behind us and with that, it's time to put away the rosé and dive into a spiced red wine sangria. Bright lemons and limes and fuchsias are turning to charcoals and burgundies and soft doeskin color palettes. Goodbye to linen, hello to...



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Dreaming of Rustic Weddings

If you're imagining an authentic rustic wedding, then Fearrington is the perfect venue! The Fearrington Barn, originally the Fearrington farm's dairy barn, is the embodiment of rustic elegance with twig chandeliers and rich lighting. Begin a reception with a cocktail hour on the cobblestone courtyard before entering this breathtaking space. For special rustic touches, our planners...



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New By the Glass Wines!

With the changing of the seasons, our wine team looks forward to offering new and exciting wines to be available by the glass at our different outlets. We have some really fun and delicious wines for you to try this fall, and we hope you enjoy the new selections! Wines by the glass at Roost: Leese Fitch Chardonnay A bright, medium, bodied chardonnay from California offering fresh apple and...



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Fearrington-Fullsteam Fall Collaboration

The Fearrington-Fullsteam Fall beer is our take on an English-style Extra Special Bitter (ESB). To give the beer a Southern twist, we add over 100 pounds of cider apple pomace (pressed apple pulp) from Silver Creek and Seamans Orchards in Virginia. These fruity apple tones complement the ESB's natural nutty and sweet aromas, resulting in flavors of caramel, toasted malts, and a lingering apple...



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Crafting a Cozy Reception

Even weddings with lots of guests can feel cozy! Read for some tips from our wedding planners on how to make a large reception feel intimate. Take advantage of throw pillows and cushions in lounge areas - these are great spaces for guests to relax and feel comfortable. Using rugs and piping or draping to create screened off spaces also shape an intimate vibe. Don't forget about music,...



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Wine Spotlight: Ca’ del Sarto

For this week's spotlight we are travelling to Italy, where there is always plenty of delicious wines to indulge in! At The Goat, we love to focus on wines that are not only delicious, but also a great value. Ca' del Sarto's wines fit this description perfectly and are a great addition to any dinner table. Ca' del Sarto is a unique collaboration between Enotec Imports and local vintners...



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