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Fashion Advice...Grey Breeches!

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  • Fashion Advice...Grey Breeches!

    Hi all,

    I'm a little hopeless when it comes to coordinating outfits so I was wondering if you all could help me out, it would be very appreciated!

    I have a great pair of grey breeches that I plan on wearing to school, maybe in an open jumper class or two. My question is...What color(s) polo goes best?? Breeches in question are a fairly light grey if it helps. TIA! I really want to look professional this year. (A and AA Rated, think HITS=])

    Don't worry, i'll be showing in my beige and whites!
    Last edited by carolinagirl17; Mar. 4, 2013, 01:55 PM. Reason: Forgot to input what type of show

  • #2
    A blue polo (think light or bright blue, not navy) would look nice with grey breeches.


    • #3
      Gray is just another neutral. I like to wear aqua with my gray FITS


      • #4
        Pretty much any color looks nice with gray. White looks nice, I wear a white EIS shirt with gray breeches a lot. Also lighter blue/green (although navy actually looks pretty good!), light yellow, and if I could pull off a coral polo I would totally do that.


        • #5
          Depends on the grey. With a lighter, stone grey, I do light blue, light aqua, or spring green. Possibly a shell pink if you are so inclined.

          Yellow looks fabulous with all greys (A nice yellow, not fluorescent yellow.)

          For a bit more of a charcoal grey, burgundy is stunning, especially on a dark grey, black, or dark/blood bay horse.


          • #6
            I sell every kind of grey breech known to man and outfit for the A, AA circuit. It has been my experience that a white or black polo look the most professional. I would pair an Equi In Style vented shirt or one of the new vented Essex Talent Yarn shirts with them to school at a show. Make sure you belt with a wide belt to match the size of the belt loops. Skinny belts are a no no with wider loops. I would suggest a black belt. Tailored Sportsman makes the most amazing belts that work with a front or side zip breech. Good luck. I'm sure whatever you decide, you'll look amazing!


            • #7
              ^my suggestion: WHITE. It is a nice clean professional look!


              • #8
                White? Anywhere near a horse? Am I the only person to get covered in horse slobber and dust? Any colour that stands up to practical use would be my choice. But I do like grey breeches - they don't show the dirt as much.
                "Good young horses are bred, but good advanced horses are trained" Sam Griffiths


                • #9
                  Originally posted by num1train View Post
                  Make sure you belt with a wide belt to match the size of the belt loops. Skinny belts are a no no with wider loops.
                  THANK YOU!!! Drives me nuts to see people wearing too-skinny belts with wide waistbands!

                  My personal current favorites with grey are yellow or orange (not bright yellow or orange, just regular or lighter type). I also love burgundy with grey. Really, just about anything goes with grey... except in my world, where tan/brown does not.
                  If we have to nail on talent, it's not talent.
                  Founder, Higher Standards Leather Care Addicts Anonymous


                  • #10
                    I think any color looks pretty good with gray. My preference though is black with a nice black belt. Black boots, helmet and gloves added to this look very put together.


                    • #11
                      White? Anywhere near a horse? Am I the only person to get covered in horse slobber and dust?
                      A white shirt looks just fine...if you have a sweatshirt over it, and take off the horse slobbery, dusty, muddy, hairy sweatshirt AFTER you get on the horse!