Country Chic

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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 [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:46-05:00March 20th, 2015|Equestrian Chic, Travel|

Country Chic January Essentials

The snow is falling outside and while, by day, we go a thousand sporty directions... hockey and basketball in the am, the barn for me mid-afternoon and the ski hill for everyone else, I really love reconvening in front of the fire at night.... Utanum is an Icelandic company producing [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47-05:00January 24th, 2015|Behind the Brand, Equestrian Style|

Equestrian Gifts Guide

My Picks for the best Equestrian Gifts this Holiday! Gate Belt - Iconic simplicity for work or play, in or out of the ring, straps are interchangeable.  $195 Burlap Toiletry - We just love the mix here.  After road-testing we are convinced its the perfect size too. $125 Paddock Correspondence Envelope [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47-05:00December 2nd, 2014|Equestrian Chic|

Tailgate Style and Must Read Tips

In the fall, top-drawer tailgaters tilt in top fashion along the rail of steeplechase courses across the country.  Tailgate Style in full color:  well-dressed spectators revel: attending to friends, their drinks and the setup of their tailgate spread... vintage cars, fancy cars, over-the-top spreads... there is quite a range of tailgate style. [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:48-05:00October 15th, 2014|Equestrian Chic|

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|

Far Hills Steeplechase

I am getting very excited for our pop-up OUGHTON shop at the Far Hills Race Meet October 18th!! I love the Far Hills Steeplechase and the sport in general as a gilt-edge pursuit with a raucous spectator turnout. Referred to by regulars as simply, ‘the hunt’ it has attracted the likes [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:48-05:00October 9th, 2014|Travel|

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|