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Equestrian Gift Guide

It is said that "It's the thought that counts" and I think that is very true of bag design.  We strive to make ours the most thoughtful, well designed and best made accessories available. The City Lux M, handmade in Florence, is every bit the luxury handbag but with the added dimension of [...]

2016-12-01T21:08:28-05:00December 1st, 2016|Equestrian Chic, Equestrian Style, Style Guide|

Kate Houlihan Photography

I love the idea of this blog being a resource of finds for our readers.  To that end, I have created a monthly LoveList compilation to prompt me to chronicle my faves and share.  I also use Pinterest a lot this way.  Now that my house build project is mostly over, I am using [...]

2016-10-26T11:13:07-05:00October 26th, 2016|Equestrian Style, Style Guide|

Spring Schooling Style

Showing in Florida this year found me in the boutique paddock quite a bit more than normal, updating my show wardrobe andlove list no copy Spring Schooling Style, getting a new puffer and new Parlantis.  In addition to 'shopping local' while at the shows, I also keep a few key websites on [...]

2016-04-05T09:16:55-05:00April 5th, 2016|Style Guide|

Men’s Totes and Luggage

Men's totes and luggage are an important part of our collection.  Oughton luggage is designed with the whole family in mind - a coordinated luggage set in waxed canvas to use as interchangeable pieces - depending on the destination.  The man of the house is no exception. An example of our men's luggage is our waxed [...]

2015-11-20T14:23:32-05:00August 12th, 2015|Style Guide, Travel|

Coordinated Luggage Set

A coordinated luggage set has been a tradition in my family for years.  Upon graduation from high school, one gets to put away the mishmash of nylon and vinyl duffles that had heretofore accompanied us and graduate to a set of T Anthony luggage.  It was always a bit of [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:46-05:00April 22nd, 2015|Style Guide, Travel|

Equestrian Stocking Stuffers

In our household, the grownups usually just get a stocking.  And yes, sometimes a stocking can pack a punch.  You know the saying, some of best things come in little boxes.  Although, I am not much of a jewelry person.  So, when I've been good, my stocking sometimes includes an [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47-05:00December 9th, 2014|Equestrian Chic, Style Guide|

Our New Work Tote, Just in from Italy

Endearingly called the Packer, we mean this in the finest AA show sense ;).  Made in Italy, The Work Tote is long on function and form.  Inside the Work Tote, a full length padded laptop pocket faces off against a long zipped pocket which inside has smaller pockets to carry all the extra-curriculars. [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47-05:00November 25th, 2014|Equestrian Chic, Style Guide|

Steeplechase Picnics: no deli trays, please :)

At the Far Hills Steeplechase last weekend, as I watched legions of steeplechase guests stream through the boutique area, I was struck with how presentation is everything.  And although, yes, I mean that on several levels... I was actually most focused on the lack of thought many guests put into [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:48-05:00October 22nd, 2014|Equestrian Chic, Equestrian Style, Style Guide|

Equestrian Fall Fashion v1

8:15a:  morning feed is done... I quickly peel my coat off, kicking my wellies to the back of the boot closet...sock footed i skid into the bedroom grab my rag and bone paddock boots, cashmere sweater coat and my oversized structured Carteret Satchel into which I pile my computer and [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:48-05:00October 12th, 2014|Equestrian Chic, Style Guide|

Blake Lively and Preserve

Blake Lively, whom we already love for her chic Bedford countryside style as well as her advice that we chronicled last year to 'curate your own life' has us agreeing once more.  Her recently launched blog, Preserve celebrates small batch production, artisanal wares and products that resonate because of their [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:48-05:00September 29th, 2014|Equestrian Style, Style Guide|
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