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  • Style Icons in the Horse World

    Who do you look to for interesting and/or leading edge fashion in the horse world? Who are the trend setters?
    For riders of every discipline and those who simply appreciate the best that a life with horses can offer.

  • #2
    Considering I'm not into classical, tradition-keeping attire, internationally, I like Malin Baryard-Johnsson. She's always wearing something new and cutting edge extravagant. She even poses as a model at times...
    This is copied from her profile on the FEI Alltech Games website

    She agreed a partnership deal with Swedish clothing company H&M in 1996. As part of the sponsorship agreement, she models the company's new ranges. Fellow Swedish show jumper Peder Fredricson also signed with H&M in 2003 and the pair model the ranges together. She also does television work [including hosting her own show], appears in films, is a gold disc-winning singer and owns a restaurant. "It seems to be an awful lot," she said. "But that's exactly how I want it, I love trying out new things. I have to have new things going on around me, that's what I thrive on." (H&M, 03 Dec 2007)

    In association with H&M, she has helped their designers come up with a steady stream of equestrian jackets that follow the latest styles. "I got tired of our old riding fashions that have looked the same for a hundred years, " she said. "After horses, fashion is my main interest." (H&M, 03 Dec 2007)
    Over what hill? Where? When? I don\'t remember any hill....



    • #3
      In terms of what?

      Are we talking sartorial style? If so, then the Europeans, particularly the French. For example, I just spent waaaaaayyy more money on a show jacket and a show shirt than I ever would have considered, because of how they looked on Penelope Leprevost. Meredith Michaels Beerbaum is creating a lot of positive noise with the brown boots she wore recently at Le Saut Hermes in Paris.

      If we're talking horse related style and accessories, and the american consumer, then I would think of those bastions of style from the Old Guard -- think the old horsey families in the horsey enclaves of the Hamptons, Upperville, Devon...

      Depends on what kind of style and the market, really.
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      • #4
        We removed the cross-posts of this topic into multiple forums and moved the thread here to Off Course, which crosses over amongst disciplines.

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        • #5
          Moved here to H/J at request of OP.

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          • #6
            Gucci sponsors Edwina Alexander, and my oh my have they given her a divine wardrobe. And the horses in their Gucci ear nets look great too.


            • #7
              I've been admiring Ludger's pics in the recent Dover's catalogues.
              "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


              • #8
                I agree with Coreene, Edwina's wardrobe is AMAZING:
                Enabling hunter/jumper addicts everywhere.


                • #9
                  Good grief, Edwina wins the best dressed award by a mile! Although, personally, I LOVE the look of the new Animo stuff. It's quite unique.

                  Haha, I love the part at the end... "What she really meant to say is, "I WEARING GUCCI, B!TCH!""
                  Trying a life outside of FEI tents and hotel rooms.


                  • Original Poster

                    How about here in the US? Beezie, Laura, Louise? Some of the more successful juniors?
                    For riders of every discipline and those who simply appreciate the best that a life with horses can offer.