Like the legendary SoHo, jet-setters discover CHO-ho has a unique and creative style of its own. Here, we shout out some of our favorite items from local stores that exude Charlottesville’s uniquely chic country style. Each of these items would make for the perfect wedding accessory or gift!

Create the perfect summer wedding look with these fun and eye-catching items. On the left is Pink Palm‘s Harlow Bib Necklace in magenta, which provides a nice pop of color for a bold statement. Or, try stepping out in one of Charlottesville’s favorite shoes—the Napa Valley flat sandals by designer Jack Rogers, which are made with cork and gold stitching. And for the gents, you can’t go wrong with a classic bow-tie! This navy and gold striped design from Natty Beau will complement any dressed-up look. These would also make for perfect items to put on your wedding registry!

Another place to look for stylish wedding apparel would be Barrons-Hunter. Founded by UVA graduates, Barrons-Hunter offers the highest quality and best-looking men’s accessories available in Charlottesville. Check out these UVA-inspired braces that the groomsmen can wear!

Looking for a gift to give your husband-to-be? This round watch with calfskin band from Brooks Brothers makes for a precious memento to give your special someone on your wedding day.

You can find more of our favorite Charlottesville finds in the latest issue of Wine & Country Living here.




Wine & Country celebrates elevated living in Virginia Wine Country. Wine & Country Life, a semi-annual life & style magazine, and Wine & Country Weddings, an annual art book celebrating elegant Virginia weddings, are complemented by the Wine & Country Shop in Ivy, VA—a beautiful lifestyle boutique featuring over 40 Virginian artisans with everything from tailgating essentials and Dubarry attire, to locally made foods and award-winning Monticello AVA wines, as well as craft beverages for your next event. Sister publications under the publishers of Ivy Life & Style Media include the Charlottesville Welcome Book, a bi-annual publication guiding visitors and newcomers on all of the happenings and businesses in the region, and CharlottesvilleFamily’s Bloom magazine, a bi-monthly parenting publication.

Wine & Country Experiences are now also available and include exclusive tours and hands-on classes with leading professionals in the local farm-to-table and vineyard scenes.

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