Finding the Right Luggage

  Suns out, bags out! Tis the season for weekend getaways and opportunities to explore the countryside (or city side or ocean side or any side of fun!) Whether your packing up for an hour long drive to the mountains or a plane flight to Santa Fe (personal...

Slip into Spring Shoes

Finally! The sun is out just a bit longer and the temperatures are indicating a shift into Spring. While I haven’t packed up my boots quite yet, I’m starting to move some of my bright colored slip-ons to the front of the shoe rack. Oh my friends, step into...

Spring pastels are here

Your spring wardrobe isn’t complete without pastels. Pastels go hand-in-hand with spring, with their light and airy vibe — and they are huge on the trend scene this season! I’m taking quite a liking to this lilac this spring! What is your favorite pastel shade...

March Madness

It’s finally here. This is the season for which our family waits…each year. It’s time for March Madness. As you can clearly see from our family photos, the University of North Carolina holds the heart of every Smith/Swann/Wilson/Hodgson. We build...

Peak (Two) Into Spring

Last week, I shared a few of National’s newest spring apparel features. From lightweight jackets to delicate blouses, this year’s selections showcase detailed florals and silky fabrics – the perfect combination for the bright season ahead! If...