Oughton Blog

Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Our suggestions for equestrian chic gifts that really show the love... The Work Tote.  Made in Italy.  For the multi-tasking girl on the go. Our Rolling Tacktrunk is uber-tough + designed to last a lifetime. Beautiful Gift Cards,  in any amount, because there is an Oughton for everyone The Course Toiletry Bag.. perfect for travel, your tack trunk, [...]

2015-12-09T10:04:39+00:00December 9th, 2015|Equestrian Chic, Equestrian Style|

Equestrian Quarterly Gold List Winner

We are so honored to announce Oughton is an Equestrian Quarterly Gold List Winner - voted by EQ readers as a favorite in the Leather Goods category... THANK YOU to all our Oughton supporters.  It means the world to us. Second only to Hermes - beating major brands such as Ralph [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:46+00:00November 13th, 2015|Behind the Brand, Equestrian Style|

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+00:00August 12th, 2015|Style Guide, Travel|

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

For Mother's Day Gifts I aim for something more meaningful than expensive, fun rather than serious... Our Course Collection - with its signature stripe - was inspired by the fillies race at Ascot.  In England, racehorses wear custom over-girths, in various signature stripes of their barn colors.  I was so inspired by the [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:46+00:00May 6th, 2015|Behind the Brand, Equestrian Chic, Travel|

Luxe City Guides

Grant Thatcher launched his LUXE City Guides in 2001, and since then, he's expanded to 30 pocketbook-sized titles filled with "smart stuff for busy people." Thatcher's latest project, Little LUXE Guides - on how to "go glam with the fam" - is perfect for those modern families that can't imagine not bringing [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:46+00:00April 23rd, 2015|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+00:00April 22nd, 2015|Style Guide, Travel|

Modern FarmHouse Style

If I had to reduce my aesthetic to a title I think it would have to be Modern Farmhouse Style.  Or at least, that is what I want to build for my family.  And, I think, its quite reflective of the aesthetic that has evolved for Oughton.  So... here is [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:46+00:00March 25th, 2015|Behind the Brand, Farmhouse|

Equestrian Style This Spring

From early Spring matches at the International Polo Club Palm Beach where sunday brunch can be the social highlight of the week to the kick off of the racing season at the Keenland Spring Meet, Middleburg Spring Races in Virginia or many other locales such as Aiken, Southern Pines, etc Spring is full of [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:46+00:00March 20th, 2015|Equestrian Chic, Travel|

Valentines Gifts for the Equestrian

I love the idea of deferring some of the holiday gifting to Valentine's Day.  There is a point of diminishing returns on Christmas morning.  Especially if you have young kids in the house, you stay pretty busy, helping them open, appreciate and get working all of their new toys... And, [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47+00:00February 6th, 2015|Equestrian Chic, Equestrian Style, Travel|

Winter Getaway

I love the idea of a winter grownup getaway in early Feb, when its at its coldest and bleakest here and things have slowed to a dull roar.  Maybe I should institute an annual Valentine's trip we give each other?  Wondering if anyone has suggestions for great warm Feb trips [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47+00:00January 29th, 2015|Travel|
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