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Mountain Horse Beverly Vest

New Season Style with Mountain Horse

New Season Style with Mountain Horse STYLE REINS PROMOTION 27 November 2017 [dropcap]The[/dropcap] autumn/winter range from Mountain Horse is style and elegance combined. With attention to detail in every stitch, come rain or shine, days on the yard or in the saddle will feel that much better as the winter marches on. A new collection…

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'Love' faux fur tote by Hurt Geiger, £150 at Selfridges

Find of the Day: Faux Fur ‘Love’ Tote Bag

We make no bones about being fur free at Style Reins and what better way to show our love of all things furry than with this faux fur ‘Love’ tote by Kurt Geiger? Fabulously fluffy and with a real leather trim, this gorgeous bag will put a smile on your face every time you use…

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Paragon Equestrian

A Style Reins Exclusive Preview: Paragon Equestrian’s New AM to PM Collection

Equestrian fashion brand Paragon Equestrian launch their exciting new collections tonight and we’re delighted to be able to share with you an exclusive preview and interview with their creative MD Hannah Dyke… Hannah, tell us about the new collection: We have two new collections we are launching tonight: Paragon Luxe Equestrian Sportline Collection and the…

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Gemosi horse hair jewellery – let your horse’s natural beauty shine through

7 Personalised Christmas Gifts for Every Equestrian Wish List

STYLE REINS PROMOTION Nothing makes an equestrian happier than a gift that features horses and more precisely, a gift that features THEIR horse. With that in mind, we’ve found 7 terrific Christmas gifts that will have you being the apple of your loved ones eye by featuring the apple of their eye. 100% Dream Team…

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My Little Pony Zombie

These Halloween Unicorns are Creeping us Out

Forget the magical, sparkling unicorns of your dreams, these horned creatures are showing their dark side and are anything but lovely! From ‘My Little Zombie’ to what can only be described as a horror of an outfit, these Halloween unicorns are the stuff of nightmares… Day of the Dead My Little Pony Creepy Baby Unicorn…

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Winter sun equestrian outfit

Gallop off on your Hols in this Winter Sun Outfit

If you’re lucky enough to be jetting off to sunnier climes this winter we’ve found the perfect statement dress to take with you. This silk scarf dress has the most fabulous equestrian print and can dressed up for dinner with smart accessories or worn as a more casual cover-up for poolside lunches. Here’s how we’d…

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Stradivarius Horse Shoe Print Shirt

Find of the Day: Stradivarius Horse Shoe Print Shirt

A whistle stop tour of asos (purely in the name of research of course) turned up this beauty today so we had to share it with you! This quirky shirt has an all over horse shoe design with a subtle floral twist. It’s a lightweight fabric that will work well under sweaters, cardigans and tank…

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Aztec Diamond

Diamond Life: Jordan McCabe, a Rising Star in Equestrian Fashion

Article originally published in Style Reins Christmas 2016 magazine. Read the full issue plus current magazine and all other back issues with a FREE digital subscription… ********************* Just 21 years old and already Managing Director of her own equestrian clothing company and with even bigger plans for 2017, Tara Punter speaks to Jordan McCabe, the lady…

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Fringed jacquard cashmere cardiga

Grab a Granny! Cardigans are a Hot Trend for AW17

As seen on the catwalks of Prada, Gucci and Christopher Kane, the ‘granny knit’ is making a comeback. With styles from classic button-ups to cold shoulder chic, there’s a cardigan out there for every sartorial taste. Our top cardi picks are perfect for everything from cosy nights in to evenings out on the town and are anything but…

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Style Vis

Stylish Hi-Vis? Yes please!

STYLE VIS™ is an exciting new range just launched by DVR Equestrian Sport; a brand-new performance-wear equestrian brand. Expect quality riding leggings with silicone grip and a super-high waistband and useful features such as a hidden zip pockets on the front of sweatshirts perfect for essentials when hacking out or in the warm-up ring. Every…

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Orange Drawstring Ring Handle Tote Bag, £11.50 at New Look

Pumpkin Spice: Halloween Inspired Gear for you & your Home

Autumn is well and truly upon us and with Halloween just around the corner, our thoughts have turned to all things orange. With shades from soft burnt orange to zingy brights, these 10 must-haves are just what you need to add a pop of colour to your home and your wardrobe. Freaky Nation GINA  Leather…

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Spanish Boot Company Wide Fit

The Spanish Boot Company: Offering a Wide Choice

Passionate about offering beautiful boots that are accessible to all women, The Spanish Boot Company are highlighting their ‘wide fit’ this season, which unlike many fashion footwear brands recognises that not all of us have long, lean pins! The website has a dedicated off the peg ‘wide fit’ boot page embracing key styles from their…

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Home is where the horse is

What’s She Like?

Article originally published in Style Reins Autumn 2016 magazine. Read the full issue plus current magazine and all other back issues with a FREE digital subscription… ********************* Jo Burrows is an artist and illustrator proud of her North East of England heritage.  Starting as a designer for several high street stores, Jo began selling her work through…

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Millie Mackintosh Horse Sweater

Find of the Day: Millie Mackintosh Bratton Crew Jumper

This cute, cotton knit sweater by Millie Mackintosh features a funky, pixelated style horse design and just enough Lurex to add a hint of glam. If you don’t have the legs of a racehorse like this model, fear not! It will look just as good with jeans of all shapes or pair it with sports…

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Snaffle Bit Loafers

8 Pairs of Loafers to Snaffle Right Now

Whoever said ‘diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ clearly never met a horse girl. After the actual horse, snaffles are a girls best friend. This most versatile of  items not only enables us to steer our wonderful steeds, the design is quintessentially equestrian and adds a classic stamp to clothing, accessories and jewellery. With the…

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Bucket bags

Skinted vs Minted: Drawstring Bucket Bags

If you’re looking for an excuse to treat yourself to a new accessory then updating your wardrobe with berry red shades for the autumn season ahead is all the reason you need. Bucket bags are always on-trend and these pair will add a stylish touch to your everyday outfits. Both come in a generous size giving…

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Find of the Day: Noble Outfitters Full Seat Balance Riding Tights

If you’ve been watching the thrills and spills of eventing over the summer you’ll know that having a secure seat is everything and these newly launched, Full Seat Balance Riding Tights by Noble Outfitters will certainly give you that. Cut from high recovery stretch fabric, and with the silicone grips in a cute horseshoe shape…

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Trot up style

Buck the Trend with this Trot Up Outfit for all Seasons

We can’t help noticing a bit of a theme, some might say uniform, worn by ladies performing the trot up at events – in fact this same uniform is a favourite of stylish spectators too! Now we’ve nothing against white jeans, tassel boots and tweed, in fact we love them, but if you’re craving a change,…

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Edward Waites

Equestrian Insider: Edward Waites

Shaun Mandy interviews gifted sculptor, Edward Waites… Edward, your work is absolutely beautiful and it is clear that you have a great talent.  Who or what inspired you to go into the artistic world of sculpture? It’s stemmed from my school years where I practiced sculpture in my later art education. It was always the…

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Long Chained Cherry Roller proves a big hit for Hiho!

Long Chained Cherry Roller proves a big hit for Hiho!

Hiho Silver’s Exclusive Cherry Roller Collection has a new addition in the form of the Exclusive Long Chained Sterling Silver and 18ct Rose Gold Vermeil Cherry Roller Snaffle Necklace. This stunning piece is ideal for those who like equestrian style and on trend rose gold tones. It can be worn on its own, layered with…

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White Horse Locket Necklace - £22.50 by Nicola Taylor Photography at NOTH

Find of the Day: White Horse Locket Necklace

We love this whimsical locket featuring ‘The Word & the Whisperer’ fine art photography by Nicola Taylor.  Perfect for horse lovers and hopeless romantics alike, fill it with a lock of your loved ones hair (we mean your horse of course) or a special photo. What a beautiful way to keep something you treasure close…

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Donna Bernstein

Donna Bernstein, Putting the Art into Painting

Donna Bernstein is a contemporary artist, born in NYC she dreamed of horses, studying their movement, spirit and committing to memory their every detail. She would spend hours simply watching her neighbour’s horse, but would never begin drawing it until she got home. Without using pictures or any sort of physical reference Donna began drawing,…

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Show Sweater in Navy or Grey, £45 at Aztec Diamond Equestrian

Find of the Day: Aztec Diamond Show Sweater

This is a sweater with some serious detail. From the zipped sleeves to the silver embroidery, it’s just a stunning piece. Layer it over a show shirt to keep warm out competing on chilly days. Away from the yard it’ll look fab with your jeans. Show Sweater in Navy or Grey, £45 at Aztec Diamond Equestrian

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Deborah Meaden: A Champion of British Enterprise

Andrea Sexton spoke to the well-known entrepreneur and ‘Dragons Den’ investor Deborah Meaden about Britain, business and what horses mean to her…. Do you think having a ‘Made in Britain’ label on a product still gives it prestige? Britain is known for certain products such as fashion and textiles. It has a long history in…

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A Bit of Luck

Article originally published in Style Reins Autumn 2016 magazine. Read the full issue plus current magazine and all other back issues with a FREE digital subscription… ********************* Andrea Sexton spoke to 5 top riders and trainers about their competition day rituals… “I wear my lucky pearl earrings that are hand me downs from my granny and mum.…

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Find of the Day: Silver Horsebit Mules

It’s been a long time since I stepped inside an M&S store but on a recent lingerie raid (they still rock for that right?) I discovered these metallic beauties lurking in the shoe racks. Aren’t they gorgeous? Ok, they’re not real leather but at this price we’ll forgive them! Block Heel Trimmed Mule Shoes – £29.50 at…

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Joanna Hope Navy Spot Maxi Dress - £55 at JD WIlliams

Ladies Day: A Class Outfit for all your Summer Equestrian Events

The summer season is in full swing and there are a plethora of fabulous equestrian events to attend, many with a ‘Ladies Day’ giving you the opportunity to pull out all the stops and really go all out to impress. But what to wear? We get many questions from people asking this very same thing so…

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Bora Beach / Sun Hat in Blue & Cream - £45 at Annabel Brocks

Find of the Day: Annabel Brocks ‘Bora’ Beach Hat

If you’re looking for the perfect hat for your summer wardrobe then the ‘Bora’ hat by Annabel Brocks could be a winner! Not only does it look fabulous but it’s practical too (sadly an issue for us horsey types),  being both crushable and hand washable plus it has built in UV50 protection. Team it with…

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Straw Hayden Tote - £90 at Ralph Lauren

Find of the Day: Ralph Lauren Straw Tote

We’ve may have just found the perfect summer bag! It’s in a rich, dark chocolate colour, has equestrian style straps, two gorgeous tassels, it’s by Ralph Lauren AND it’s half price! #boom Straw Hayden Tote – £90 (was £180) at Ralph Lauren    

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Charlotte Bracelet - £425 at Sylvia Kerr

Strawberries & Cream: Wimbledon Vibes with an Equestrian Twist

Apart from the actual tennis, ask anyone what springs to mind at the mention of Wimbledon and it’s undoubtedly ‘strawberries and cream’. This classic combination looks just as good on you as it does on a plate so we’ve served up an outfit that will put you centre court in the equestrian style stakes. Tassel Floppy Summer Hat – £19.50…

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