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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|

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|

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|

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|

Wellington – Winter Equestrian Festival

In January I put on my travel agent hat, typically booking my winter horse show travel, Spring break plans and often looking ahead to the summer horse show calendar.  I update travel lists ('what to bring') and make sure I order anything I need ahead of time. When headed to [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47+00:00January 22nd, 2015|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+00:00December 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+00:00November 25th, 2014|Equestrian Chic, Style Guide|

Waxed Canvas Luggage

Our necessary luxury?  Waxed canvas luggage. Waxed canvas is the perfect material for bags and luggage: lightweight, water resistant, tremendously strong and tear-resistant and really good-looking.  The fact that is it breathable has saved me on numerous occasions coming back from beach destinations.  We love the patina it acquires, and the [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47+00:00November 24th, 2014|Behind the Brand, Equestrian Style|

Horse Halter Hardware: Authentic and Tough

I love so much of what Steve Jobs had to say.  One of my favorite quotes of his: "Design is not just what it looks like, design is how it works".  He revolutionized the computer, phone and tablet markets with that principle.  I also loved his adherence to simplicity is beauty. [...]

2015-11-18T16:33:47+00:00November 21st, 2014|Behind the Brand|
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