Cuddling up with Cuddl Duds

This past weekend, we got our first taste of true crisp weather, as my cousin celebrated her wedding on a farm in eastern North Carolina. A cold front had all of us bundled up on the back porch with a roaring fire and steaming hot coffee. Sunday morning, I woke up to...

Lounging in Softness | Robes for Fall

On those crisp fall mornings of my childhood, I can still remember the pleasant alarm clock of sizzling bacon and eggs making its way into my bedroom. I would throw on my plushy slippers and make my way downstairs to find my mother sipping her coffee and enjoying a...

Tunic Styles for Fall

Photo Credit: The Travel Channel  Another week below 65 degrees – can I get a hallelujah and an amen? It has been such fun pulling my favorite pieces each day for fall. This morning, I searched high and low for my favorite black leggings – only to realize...

Providing Comfort—

Two weeks ago, National pitched in to help address the need for clothing essentials after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated areas of Texas and Florida, respectively. From socks to bras, panties to dresses, we donated thousands of items to The Salvation Army for...

Accessorizing with Scarves

Y’all. The temperature today in North Carolina…it’s below 50 degrees! Almost overnight, fall has descended upon us and I am thrilled! In case you didn’t know, this season is my favorite. As the leaves brighten into shades of orange and yellow,...

4 Picks for Homemade Halloween Treats

Halloween. Without a doubt, it’s a top three favorite holiday in the Swann and Wilson home! My husband started pulling the decorations from our attic the last week of September. On Sunday, October 1st – all of our decorations were complete! As our first...

Timmy Swann: Chief Puppy (and Mischief) Officer

Many of you have seen photos of our new addition, Timmy! One year ago, he joined the National family and has been offering endless love and licks since.
You’ve noticed his curly fur and likely seen a glimpse of his sweet disposition. But today, we’re spilling all the bones – good and bad – about our beloved Chief Puppy Officer!