Q & A with Julie Harbour

Meet fashion icon, consultant, and blog influencer, Julie D. Harbour of Stylish Paradox!  We so enjoy seeing her unique, innovative sense of style (check out what she did with this Sleep Dress by Shadowline® 😱), and recently I was able to grab her perspective...

Web-Only Essentials: Simply Noelle

Did you know National has its own Web-Exclusive products? Online, you can find an array of loungewear, accessories, and clothing not highlighted in the catalog. One brand showcased on our Web-Exclusive line is Simply Noelle, a company founded right here in Wilmington,...

Moving into Easier Exercise

When 2020 began, did you immediately feel the pressure to start “eating right and working out?” I find this is the most common goal at the top of many lists. And while it is wonderful to nourish our bodies, big time exercise goals can become more defeating than...

Falling in Love with Flats

I wish you could see my closet circa 2006. It was magical – beautiful red patent leather heels pushing me an extra 4-5 inches taller (ironic considering I am already 5’9”), brown suede stilettos with pink stitching, and a pair of gold high heels with rhinestones...

A Sweet New Year

A New Year and a newly inspired set of recipes! In 2019, Thomas and I spent a lot of time researching more plant based recipes and understanding the overall benefits to our health. While we’ve learned a lot, one thing remains the same – I LOVE SWEETS. I have...