Christmas in the Carolinas

The holiday season offers so much joy and tradition – and here in the Carolinas, we share quite a few unique celebrations to highlight Christmas. Most of my favorite occur just after Thanksgiving. Some last all season long. From the mountains to the coastline,...

Favorite Festive Finds

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. Scrolling through my emails this week, I read with such anticipation. Would I see it posted yet? Alas! There it was – an email from our local newspaper featuring something I eagerly await…Oprah’s release of her...

The Week of Lounging

It is Thanksgiving week, which means…..all the lounge clothes! Each year, we spend this week in Blowing Rock with our families and enjoy long nights by the fire complete with cheese, crackers, and all the leftovers. ‘Tis the season for stretchy pants and...

Be Brave and Bold with your Wardrobe

Here’s to the Decorated and Dressing up this season.  This week we were all invited to remember the many shades of decorating. We celebrated Veteran’s Day last Sunday, and what a grand time it was to remember the highly decorated individuals whose commitment to the...

Parker’s Poncho Picks

Fall seems to center around family for us. We have birthdays, wedding anniversaries, holidays and – of course – a few football games in between. This past weekend, my family celebrated our dear cousin’s fiftieth birthday. We descended on our family...

A Sneak Peek at Holiday

It’s almost CHRISTMAS! Ok – not really, but we’re pretty excited around here. We have curated gift guides, must-have items for your loved ones and some special designs just for you. So for now, here is a sneak peek to get you in the holiday spirit....

Falling in Love with Velour

At National, we focus on high quality fabrications that ensure fit, comfort and style. Our signature UltraSofts pieces are available year round, as are many cottons in both woven and knit. Summer brings along more linen options, lightweight and idyllic for the time of...