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Weekend Reads: Weather

Weather captures the precarity of a personal life as it entwines with the precarity of a national and global crisis.

An intimate and emotional book for the strange time we’re living through, that is also at its heart about the love and devotion between siblings.



McIntyre’s Books

Taylor & Jacob’s Fearrington Wedding

Taylor and Jacob tied the knot in the gardens and created a perfectly magical day out of a few raindrops. Enjoy! How did you and your partner meet? We are both actors and we had always heard of each other, and meet a few times in college at parties, but when we finally worked together on a show in NC at Cape Fear Regional Theatre, that was it! I guess you could say we really meet at...

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daneen selfie


Our Spring Trunk Show season is underway, and as always, it is such a pleasure to welcome shirtmaker extraordinaire Hinson Wu to Dovecote for a few days. In a previous post this Fall(thinking we might include a link to the previous post here), you may recall my expounding on our love affair with Hinson – his superb craftsmanship, custom-like fit, attention to detail, exquisite fabrics and on...

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bittersweet designs necklace at dovecote

TRUST ME…YOU’LL LOVE THIS: Bittersweet crush

I am thrilled to share that Dovecote is hosting an impromptu Pop-Up Shop this weekend for one of my all-time favorite jewelry collections: Bittersweet Designs. What a fun surprise for all of us! I recall the first time I met Laurie Lenfestey –founder/owner/designer/visionaire behind Bittersweet - and I remember returning from market and describing her as a “Nordic goddess” – statuesque...

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Weekend Reads: Lost in Shangri-La

A fantastic true story!! I was mesmerized by everything in this real life adventure. An undiscovered people's first encounter with the outside world. A plane crash and the subsequent tale of survival. You can't make this stuff up! *****   Matt McIntyre's Books

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tulip shoes at Dovecote Style


Meet my new best friend: the “Tulip” shoe.  Every blue moon, a shoe comes along that simply cannot be improved upon. You know what I am talking about….after the very first wear, you cannot get back to the store fast enough for a spare! I am up to three pairs….and after seeing the spring rainbow of color options that just arrived, it looks like I am still counting!  This Danish...

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