Tuesday 15th of October 2019
Style

Olympic fever is looming

Olympic fever is looming as teams are announced and the countdown to Rio really heats up. We’ve curated our patriotic inspired finds to help you get the party started this summer.

 

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French Sole have updated their GB ballet flats this summer with these gorgeous black suede Union Jack Glitter Hearts. We bought a pair for London 2012 and they’re a wardrobe essential for all the international events. A trot-up must buy!

 

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Order your red, white and blue early from Party Pieces – they have a wide selection of gear to get your celebrations under way and show your support for Team GBR.

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It’s not just Team GBR who need your support – we’ll be cheering on Jonty and all the Irish riders over in Rio. Go green with Carrolls Irish Gift collection.

 

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This polo belt from Pampeano has been created using bright red, white and royal blue saddlery threads, in honour of Britain’s participation in the games this Summer in Rio. Available in different lengths, £65. Don’t worry if you’re not supporting Team GB, Pampeano offer a wide range of colours for other competing nations and we are sure they will be a trot-up favourite.

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Relaunched as part of the Commemorative Collection for the 100 year anniversary of WW1, these vitreous enamel cufflinks from Deakin & Francis inspire honour and allegiance, £220.

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The Linley Union Flag photo frame is handcrafted in walnut with burr walnut, burr oak and sycamore marquetry and would make the perfect home for your prized photo of Team GB on top spot on the podium. 7″x5″, £275.

hipflask

Steady the nerves as you cheer on the team with the Brit 5oz Leather Hip Flask from Aspinal of London filled with your favourite tipple, which can also be engraved, £59.

 

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We are huge fans of Rae Feather – her gorgeous personalised baskets have graced the pages of every style magazine the world over. Order quickly to get delivery for the summer and show your team colours

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Drape them from the windows, adorn your tack room or wrap yourself up in one of Fancy That of London‘s fabric  5ft x 3ft fabric Union Jack flag, £6.99

Timothy Foxx Very Exclusive Earwarmers

Timothy Foxx Very Exclusive Earwarmers proudly display the Union Jack flag, in keeping with the Timothy Foxx’s British heritage and design. £55.00 available online.

Eventer Georgie Spence the 'face' of The Spanish Boots Summer 2016 collection

A beautiful limited edition jacket with its vintage union jack print. The Egality Jacket by Liberty Freedom and available through The Spanish Boot Company is beautifully tailored and has been designed to be worn open or buttoned up as a fitted tailored double breasted jacket.(Sizes: 8-16) £395.00 available online.

 

 

Pink Whiskers Bandana Bow Tie Newsprint UnionJack

Treat your pooch to a ‘Union Jack Bow Tie & Bandana’ from designer dog emporium Pink Whiskers. Styled in a soft cotton newspaper print fabric with red velvet lining and easy fix/remove Velcro fastening. £12.00 available online.

Golly Galoshes Patriotic Gaiters. Photo by Thoroughbred Sports Photography

The Golly Galoshes Patriotic Gaiters are styled in smart Navy Blue waterproof and breathable fabric and feature patriotic embroidery, bold Red stripes and reflective strip, making them ideal for keeping your boots or bandages clean and dry out hacking or in the school and your horses legs free from mud, debris or sand. £26.99-£35.99 available online.

 

Equetech Crystal Patriotic ScrunchieThe Equetech Crystal Patriotic Bun Ring Scrunchie combines four rows of stunning Red, Blue & Clear crystals on an elasticated scrunchie, which has been designed to fit over your hair band and celebrate this special year. £6.95 available online and in store.

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Bring on the Great: The perfect arm candy for a Super Fan. £3 for a pack of 2 Team GB Bahia bands from the Team GB Shop

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And finally…

Sir Winston Churchill’s wise words continue to ring true for so many eventualities. The following quote from the famed champagne drinker seems apt for the blood, sweat and tears that goes with horses…

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

Stock up the fridge this summer with Pol Roger Brut Reserve blended from 30 still base wines from different vineyards, different vintages and the three main grape varieties which dominate the champagne region: Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier.

Look out for the Limited Edition Gatcombe Park and Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials gift box available at Waitrose, Amazon, Majestic and Independent Retailers, whilst stocks last.

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