THE TROT UP

Well we all know you love the cut of your breeches, the fit of your jacket, love tweed, love tech and everything in-between… EWW’s ‘The Trot up’ has the latest style reports and brand news, rider interviews and product reviews that will ensure you look your best in all 3 phases. Featuring our regular columnist and style Guru Jade Holland Cooper.
Love it, wear it, ride it – The Trot Up!

BURGHLEY 2017 – All horses passed fit for Burghley

Sarah Carless The first horse inspection kicked off the 2017 Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials ahead of what of looks set to be a fantastic week of eventing action. Members of the Ground Jury, Martin Plewa, Harry Payne and Katarzyna Konarska ensured that all the horses were fit and ready to compete at the prestigious CCI4* competition. Only one horse was held for re-inspection: Roo Fox’s Fleet Street, before being passed on second presentation. This year’s competition will be made up of 61 horse and rider combinations from eight nations. The field is headed by Andrew Nicholson who will be looking to back-up ... Read More

WHAT’S ‘HOT TO TROT (UP) THIS SEASON? – The Burghley Edit

With all eyes on the trot-up for Burghley, it’s not just the horses; we’ll be admiring.. We’ll also be checking out their outfits!  In this feature, we take a look at some style trends filtering through for autumn to see if any of our fabulous riders will be picking up on them this September!  We saw some cool head wear last year, and fascinators seem the way to go!  Choosing the less is more when it comes to the trot up (for obvious reasons!), but they really do finish off an outfit perfectly! We love ... Read More

STYLE TO KEEP YOU COVERED

These gorgeous tweed Ponchos from British tweed designers Timothy Foxx are styled in the brand’s designer Scottish Coral & Belle Tweed and follows the trend for draped and deconstructed dressing as noted on Balenciaga’s autumn/winter 2017 catwalk show. Designed to drape beautifully over the shoulders, both are fully lined: One with a pop of floral print (ticking another trend) and the other with a bold polka dot lining and both are finished with a parade of engraved buttons across the shoulder. Designed to be worn in three ways; ... Read More

A POP OF COLOUR!

Fashion, country and equestrian clothing & footwear brand, The Spanish Boot Company are offering even more hot fashion colours this autumn with their new collection of detachable boot tassels. Alongside their primary and earth colour collection, they have just introduced Orange, Lime, Fuschia,Sky Blue & Yellow for the new season. Created to add colour and class to your boots, these on-trend colours are the perfect partner for their Classic Boots or to as the finishing touch to their tall suede book collection or to give your handbag a stylish make-over. to give your handbag a ... Read More

Exciting new UK based equestrian performance brand – Apt Cavalier…

Exciting new UK based equestrian performance brand Apt Cavalier, has arrived with a bang in the UK equestrian market. Apt Cavalier oozes innovation, comfort and quality and is primarily aimed at eventers. The brand launched in June 2017, and promises to tackle rider issues head on.  Apt Cavalier has gained positive feedback so far with their eye-catching products already featuring in multiple equestrian magazines and has caught the attention of some of the top event riders.    Amateur eventer and fashion graduate, Sarah Johnstone, created apt Cavalier and at just 26 years old, her ambition and passion ... Read More

Sporting Hares Announce Two New Lines of Wooden Sunglasses.

Sporting Hares have announced the release of two new lines of their premium sunglasses crafted by hand from dark walnut.  Founded in 2011 on the concept of using wood to produce unique and high quality frames, the British countryside brand has added their Fenston and Harratts frames to the line-up to reinstate themselves as a premium lifestyle eyewear brand. "Based on the huge success of our previous wooden lines" explains Sporting Hares founder Marc Brown, "we are thrilled to add to our collection the Fenston and the Harratts frames. Unlike the same-old ... Read More

BADMINTON WITH STYLE!

When it comes to the trot-up you need to do it style and this year is going to be ‘hot to trot’ as ever! Here are a few of our favourite finds and some our on trend style tips! Tweed is always a big winner, but wearing the right tweed is equally important. One of our favourite tweed brands is Timothy Foxx and a strong trot up favourite, they will be dressing Gemma Tattersall and Alex Bragg in their ‘Foxxy’ tweed designs. We love their gorgeous new Trinity ... Read More

HiHo Silver announced Badminton Trot-Up sponsorship

Hiho Silver has been announced as the sponsor of the trot up at this year’s Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials.  The sponsorship will see Hiho’s Andrew Ransford work with Badminton’s team to judge the best dressed male and female rider at the first trot up. Each of the selected ‘best dressed’ riders will win a piece of Hiho Silver jewellery to reward winning style sense. “We’re so excited to be working with Badminton Horse Trials and sponsoring the best dressed rider at the trot up,” says Andrew. “Hiho has been coming to Badminton with its tradestand for years, and we love the ... Read More

BOOTS THAT DO THE WALKING (AND BOOTS THAT DO THE WALKING (AND TALKING!)

  The Spanish Boot Company has launched an innovative new campaign for spring/summer 2017, which not only celebrates the versatility of their boots but taps also into their strong fashion foundation. The ‘My Life, My Boots’ campaign was shot in film and stills by fashion and music photographer Paul Astley and focuses on a storyline of a stylish woman living her life wearing the brand’s collection of footwear. From yard to dog walk, dashing into town and an evening out, the short stylised promo focusing on just the footwear, brings the ... Read More

A fabulous 2016 for Holland Cooper

It has been a great year for Holland Cooper.  The brand has grown from strength to strength, more than I could have ever dreamed of.   We have our fantastic customers, both new and loyal, to thank for the most successful year.  We could not do it without them! 2016 bought our new and expanded Harrods concession.  Find us on the fifth floor in Outdoor Luxury, where you can delve into the finest British made tweed that we have to offer.  You will now be ... Read More