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H&H’s Cheltenham Festival wish list


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  • When the wind is howling and you were wishing you’d put on that extra layer, there’s only one place to regain feeling in your toes at the Cheltenham Festival (10-13 March 2015) — the shopping village. And while you are there, it can’t hurt to look.

    With just over two weeks until we hear the Cheltenham roar, H&H picks out what will be on our wish list from this year’s trade stands. Best start saving now…

    1. A Janie Beardsall belt

    Janie Beardsall
    Choose from a lurcher, a fox, a hare, a salmon and a horse to perk up your jeans, made by sculptor Janie Beardsall. The buckles are cast in pewter in Co. Durham and the bridle leather is hand crafted by a master saddler in north Yorkshire. It’s also worth having a look at Jonny Beardsall’s hats — statement fur doesn’t get much more glamorous.
    Price: £195
    Visit: www.jonnybeardsall.com

    2. Cufflinks by Harriet Glen

    Harriet Glen
    Cut a dash in these racehorse cufflinks, each with a shiny finish and fitted with hinged T bar links.
    Price: from £815
    Visit: www.hgd.co.uk

    3. A new Barbour

    Barbour
    When your Barbour has more holes than there is fabric, it might be time for an upgrade. We like this ‘Vintage Beadnell’ version — with its washed distressed look and slimmer fit.
    Price: £249
    Visit: www.barbour.com

    4. A Katherine Hooker coat

    Katherine Hooker
    Get your hands on the ultimate racing coat from Katherine Hooker. The “Contrast Coat” has a seam on the waistline and a flared skirt with a small belt on the back waist.
    Price: £560
    Visit: katherinehooker.com

    5. An Estribos belt

    Estribos belt
    This hand embroidered Carpincho leather belt will brighten-up any racing outfit, or your breeches.
    Price: £45
    Visit: www.estribos.co

    7. A rocking zebra

    Rocking horses
    Move over rocking horses. Could there be a better way to while away your time as a child than on a rocking zebra? And if you want the full African experience, it can be accompanied by a herd of wildebeest running along the base.
    Price: email sue@stevensonbros.com for more information
    Visit: www.rockinghorses.uk.net

    8. A fur pom pom hat

    Poppy London
    Stay snug and stylish with this hat from Poppy London — and when you get bored of the pom pom you can detach it and switch it for another colour.
    Price: £35
    Visit: www.poppylondon.co.uk

    9. A cashmere cape

    Susie Pringle
    Made from Scottish cashmere and with 19 colours to choose from, you’ll be wanting an “Ali cape” to go with every outfit.
    Price: £175
    Visit: www.susiepringle.com

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