Category archives for: Fashion

Equestrian World Takes Palm Desert by Storm

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They’ve been at the fore with golf togs for 22 years, and now Lady Golf the Fashion House is jumping to new heights with equestrian wear. The 6,000-foot Palm Desert, CA, store has carved out a 1,600-square-foot space for style-conscious riders. The boutique, which carries clothing for women, men and children, had always carried a certain amount […]

Conquest Jumping from Longines

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Fresh off the Masters of Los Angeles show jumping competition, Longines has unveiled a new watch, Conquest Jumping, a model dedicated specifically to the discipline. Fitted with an exclusive, cutting-edge movement, this watch can be used to time jumping competitions to 1/100th of a second and also take into account the many regulations that govern the […]

Bootmaker Fasciani Signs Bluman

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International show jumping star Daniel Bluman has signed a deal with bespoke Italian bootmaker Alberto Fasciani.  Bluman will provide inspiration and insight into a new Bluman-model boot that will be available at Alberto Fasciani shops and online. Bluman is no stranger to haute équestre, as an ambassador for Hermès Sellier since early 2013. The Colombian-born rider, who still competes under […]

Belle du Monde

Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Natalia Vodianova

Belle du Seigneur is Swiss novelist Albert Cohen’s sweeping masterwork set on the brink of WW II. When we saw still photos from the film, released to U.S. theaters in June, we were intrigued: two of the most beautiful actors in the world, riding on the beach and strolling seductively in equestrian garb. We had […]

Tote-All Chic

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Look no further for the most stylish tote bags ever! Rebecca Ray American Couture has created an entire line of handbags and accessories around a love of the equestrian lifestyle – with a bit of canine appreciation thrown in for good measure – and quite frankly they are all beautiful. But our favorite is the […]

Royal Ascot

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Royal Ascot is more than an annual race meet. Like our U.S. Kentucky Derby, it’s an athletic competition that has a fashion-show built-in. The meet, which runs June 18-22 at the Ascot Racecourse, just West of London in Berkshire County (details here) includes the prestigious Queen Anne Stakes on day one, and concludes with the […]

The Cowboy Hat

Montgomery Clift sports a classic cowboy hat in The Misfits.

Where did the idea for the cowboy hat come from?. There are three answers to this question, each more provocative than the last. The textbook answer is that John Batterson Stetson invented the cowboy hat in the 1860s after joining the gold rush to Colorado. The son of a hatter, Stetson noticed the Wild West […]

Gucci 2013 Equestrian Collection

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The House of Gucci has made fashion icons of the stirrup and bit. Now, as part of Cruise 2013 , Gucci is rolling out a new Equestrian Collection. Billed as “a contemporary tribute to the riding heritage that has  inspired the House for over 90 years through the timeless values of beauty, grace and nobility,” […]

The Clotheshorse: PK International

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Fall is our absolute favorite time of year as we have an exuberant  affection for sweaters, tall boots and scarves. However, the 90 degree temps not uncommon to a Southern California autumn are making us pine for winter. Hopefully a cold, cold winter! Right about now everyone is a bit tired of having to worry […]

Baker on Equine Uptick

Simon Baker poses with a Thoroughbred race horse.

Simon Baker’s latest co-star is a horse. The Australian hottie is the new “Ambassador of Elegance” for Swiss watchmaker Longines, a sponsor and one of the official timekeepers of show jumping’s CSI 5* Global Champions tour. The backdrop for the new campaign, photographed by Nicolas Guérin, was France’s lush Chantilly racecourse, home of the Prix […]

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