The History of the Caftan

From Kurdish weddings to royal red carpet walks, caftans have graced the history of fashion for centuries. Typically used as a coat or overdress, most caftans of early history were full length with long sleeves. Fabric selections included wool, cashmere, silk or...

Spring Fashion | What to Wear to Work

It’s no surprise that at National, we love color! Spring and summer product affords us ample opportunity to spice up our closet, especially in preparing for the work week. Today, we’re talking fashion in a world my mother and I know well: the office! When...

Spring Time Tea Party

This weather has me all kinds of inspired to throw an outdoor shin dig with close friends. In searching for a few ideas, I stumbled upon a detailed plan for various themed tea parties!  What are your favorite outdoor parties to plan? Share your secrets with me! This...

Back Porch Sittin

Since moving to the marshy landscape of Mount Pleasant, SC, I’ve developed a new Saturday morning pastime: bird watching. I suppose it was only a matter of time, as I’ve grown up with a father who relishes a back porch with a great book…and plenty of...

Spring Reflection | Floral Fun

Around the Carolinas, the pollen is (mostly) retreating and the flowers have come out in full bloom. On this sunny Monday, I’m taking a moment to reflect on the inspiration that has driven our product designs this season and sharing a few of my favorite floral...