Equestrian Gift

Riedel Horse Decanter

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Riedel Crystal, the 261 year-old global leader in varietal-specific glassware (where form follows function as its wineglass shapes are created to enhance the experience and taste of a specific grape variety), also create stunning mouth-blown decanters. The sophisticated equine-inspired Riedel Horse Decanter stands at an impressive 23-5/8 inches tall with an equine profile decorating its interior – a true showstopper.Horse Decanter Kopie

Designed by 11th-generation Riedel Crystal CEO Maximilian J. Riedel, the Horse decanter was inspired not only by the Chinese Zodiacback in 2014, but also by the famous Royal Lipizzans, the rare, aristocratic breed, whose line, like the Riedel line, resided in Austria.

More than an object of beauty, the decanter is also a powerful tool, much like the energy and performance embodied by the Lipizzan breed. First bred by the Hapsburgs in the 16th century, the Lipizzan represent the prime equestrian specimen of the Baroque era and today remain symbols of pomp and circumstance throughout Europe. The decanter’s colour, defined by a single stripe of black crystal that runs the decanter’s length and outlines its interior equine profile, also takes its inspiration from the Lipizzan breed who are born black and turn white as they grow into adults.

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I have long been fascinated by horses, both as animals of strength and performance as well as of elegance, in addition to the role they have played for generations in cultures throughout the world,” comments Maximilian. “With the Riedel Horse decanter, I strove to create a functional and powerful wine tool that simultaneously reflects the innate beauty, sophistication, and authority of a horse.

The decanter’s concave profile also aids in wine’s decanting process. After pouring wine into the decanter, shaking the vessel until a thin layer of bubbles forms helps to oxygenate the wine, dramatically improving its aeration and the flavour profile of the given grape varietal. As it opens the wine by “charging” it, the Riedel Horse performs a traditionally time-consuming task at high speed, while remaining regal and refined like the Austrian Lipizzans.

Riedel Horse Decanter £495

https://riedel.co.uk/

Instagram @riedeluk

 

 

 

The Spanish Boot Company

The  Spanish Boot Company brings together town and country style with their collection of boots, accessories and clothing.

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Where it all began …

Emma the founder, was working for a summer at a stable yard in the Algarve, Portugal, she received so many compliments from many British clients for a pair of Spanish Riding Boots she had purchased locally. This prompted her to make a small detour on her way home to Valverde del Camino, southern Spain to pick up a few pairs of these fantastic boots.

 

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On her return in October 2002 the enthusiastic welcome to the boots allowed SRB Valverde to be born.

Emma’s overall aim is to provide the British market with good quality Spanish merchandise at affordable prices. She has already expanded into stocking a selection of styles and plan to increase her range where possible. Customer service is high on the list of priorities whilst establishing SRB Valverde and they also offer a made to measure service.

 

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Emma decided to change the company name to The Spanish Boot Company mainly because it is a lot easier to remember than SRB Valverde!

From being the original importers of the Spanish Boot styles back in 2002 and still going strong! New product lines and a hugely popular bespoke service, gorgeous Egality Freedom tailoring and some pretty amazing accessories, all hand picked by our team for your shopping pleasure.

” Thanks for being part of our journey so far, we couldn’t have done it without you all! ”

– Emma

 

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These beautiful bespoke boots are new from The Spanish Boot Company.  

The Spanish Riding Boots Suede & Leather Mix Boots are part of the ‘La Caballeria Collection’ (Meaning ‘Cavalry Collection’ in Spanish) and celebrate the brand’s beautiful range of bespoke boot options.The Spanish Boot Company Leather and Suede Boot

Featuring a full body of suede, these stunning boots feature complimenting leather heel cuff, full-length side zip seam and boot cuff in a buttery soft navy leather. Finished with a traditional riding boot style top buckle and the brand’s signature tassel detail (detachable) you can also choose from over nine tassel colours to add a pop of colour to this classic easy to wear shade. And with a choice of sole types and heel style, you can strut in (unique) style!

 

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In cooperation with The Spanish Boot Company

https://www.thespanishbootcompany.co.uk/

Instagram @myspanishboots

 

 

 

                   

CHAMPAGNE LANSON

ANOTHER PERFECT START TO…SUMMER for CHAMPAGNE LANSON

3RD-YEAR SPONSORSHIP WITH CHESTERTONS POLO IN THE PARK,      9-11 JUNE 2017

40TH-ASSOCIATED PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON, 3-16 JULY 2017 

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THE OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF CHAMPAGNE LANSON’S ORGANIC GREEN LABEL & NEW NEOPRENE BOTTLE COOLER JACKETS

 

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The tradition of Champagne Lanson’s exclusive tie-ups with the summer’s key sporting and social calendar events has been confirmed for 2017 with its sponsorship of Chestertons Polo in the Park and Champagne Lanson’s 40th associated year with The Championships, Wimbledon.

CHESTERTONS POLO IN THE PARK Champagne Lanson’s ‘The Perfect Start to… Summer’ campaign will begin with its exclusive Champagne sponsorship of Chestertons Polo in the Park on 9th June 2017. This will be Champagne Lanson’s third year with one of the most hotly anticipated fixtures on London’s sporting and social calendars. Champagne Lanson will once again be recreating its largest outdoor Champagne Garden, overlooking the field of play at Hurlingham Park – a glamorous focal point at last year’s event. In 2017, Champagne Lanson plans to theme its sponsored areas predominantly white to highlight its White Label cuvée (one of the first Champagnes designed to also work with flavour enhancers such as a zest of an orange or lemon, a slice of strawberry, or a sprig of fresh mint).

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It will have its Magnum, Methuselah and 75cl formats of its White Label cuvée as a theme across its now legendary Champagne Garden; as well as Magnum and 75cl bottles of its popular Rose Label (which remains the UK’s No.1 non-vintage Brut rosé Champagne).

Combining world-class sport, a host of London’s most exciting Polo players, restaurants and Europe’s longest outdoor Champagne bar, Chestertons Polo in the Park is the perfect setting for polo fans and London’s social society to kick-off the summer season in style.

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Paul Beavis, Managing Director, UK & International says: “As a brand that embodies excellence, innovation and celebrates achievements, Champagne Lanson continues to be proud of its association with Chestertons Polo in the Park. This exciting event has become one of the most hotly anticipated fixtures and is the most fun you and your friends or family members can have in central London.”

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Rory Heron, Managing Director, Sportgate International says: “Over the three action- packed days, six teams representing cities from all over the globe will battle to be crowned the victors of Chestertons Polo in the Park 2017. We were proud to be the first event of Champagne Lanson’s #ThePerfectStart to… summer campaign. Champagne Lanson’s choice to lead with their Rose Label across the site led to record Champagne sales inside their incredible pink Champagne Garden last year; and we know Lanson’s White Label cuvée plans for this year will resonate with our guests, as it fits perfectly with the theme of Polo.”

http://www.champagnelanson.com

Mother’s Day Pamper Package for your VIP

Montcalm Royal London House Hotel Tranquil luxury in the heart of The City

 

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Treat your VIP – Very Important Parent – to a Mother’s Day she’ll never forget at the Montcalm Royal London House hotel.

Dedicated to delivering those thoughtful, personal touches that will ensure her stay is extra special and memorable, the Montcalm Royal London House has created a package to spoil, pamper and indulge your Mum on Mother’s Day.

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Like all VIPs, our Mother’s Day treats will make a proper fuss of your Very Important Parent. Not only will she be spoiled with a luxurious stay in one of the City’s most distinctive five-star hotels, but she’ll also be able to dine in style on a three-course lunch or dinner.

For the duration of her stay she’ll be able to enjoy the hotel’s luxurious urban spa facilities from sauna and steam room to a dip in the pool or even quick hit of the gym.

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The package also includes the Montcalm’s in-room aroma and pillow menus, to ensure your mum’s stay is tailored to her personal taste and provides her with the ultimate in comfort, while the carefully sourced full English breakfast means she’ll end her stay feeling fully replete!

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http://www.montcalmroyallondoncity.co.uk/

reservations@montcalmroyallondoncity.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7479 2233/ +44 (0) 20 7402 4288

Instagram @montcalm_rlh

 

 

Valentine’s Special

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The month of love is around the corner and it’s time to start planning your romantic Valentine’s weekend for that special someone. We will inspire you for the best Valentine’s Day gift.

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Ya Omri Swimwear

Feel that positivity, believe in yourself, feel Ya Omri.

Ya Omri was founded in 2016 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and provides women of all shapes and sizes unique and stylish swimwear.

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The brand has evolved by inspiration from the latest fashion trends in UK & Middle East. Ya Omri stands for their treasure in Arabic and this is what customers mean to them. Ya Omri want you to feel confident and glamorous, whether it is on the beach or whilst on holiday somewhere exotic feeling like a true treasure and true gem.

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We love the sexy one-piece by Ya Omri, the Jasmine multiway swimsuit is available in different colors and can be worn up to 10 different ways.

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The great thing is you can combine the one-piece also with your Jeans or shorts and you have a fantastic look.

https://www.yaomriswimwear.com/

Instagram @ya_omri_swimwear

Rendez-Vous collection

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In 2017, Jaeger-LeCoultre is writing a new chapter in the story of its Rendez-Vous collection of women’s timepieces. Originally introduced by the Maison in 2012, Rendez-Vous is a collection bearing all the hallmarks of Jaeger-LeCoultre’s Métiers RaresTM (Rare Crafts), impeccable timekeeping accuracy, unrivalled excellence in craftsmanship and the breathtaking artistry of its jewellery designs and settings.

The new Rendez-Vous collection, once again the result of the combined talents of the watchmakers and craftspeople of the Manufacture in the Vallée de Joux, is a celebration of horology designed for women, with sophisticated materials in muted and sparkling tones reinforcing the timeless style of these elegant, noble timepieces.

The introduction of a moon phase and a new chiming reminder function, yellow and rose gold options, a larger size and sumptuous new straps, all reflect the popularity of the Rendez-Vous collection worldwide, among art, design and watch lovers alike.

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A rich gamut of colours, including yellow and rose gold watch cases, takes inspiration from the constantly changing light of the sun and the moon, from the first glows of dawn to the vibrant shades of dusk, turning to a moonlit sky as day turns to night – eliciting colours, reflections and emotions to accompany and inspire a woman every moment of her life, whatever the occasion and wherever she may be.

At the heart of every Rendez-Vous timepiece is an impeccably precise automatic movement coupled with the aesthetic perfection of a rare, precious jewel. The new Rendez-Vous unveils the secrets of watchmaking mastery at its finest, both in technique and artistry – from the elaborate ornamentation of its movement to the elegant adornment of its dial, from the delicate setting of its diamonds and sapphires to the presentation of its timekeeping functions.

http://www.jaeger-lecoultre.com

Instagram @jeagerlecoultre

Exclusive Interview with Yevgeny Chichvarkin owner of Hedonism Wines

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Scarlett Stilling editor in chief and Yevgeny Chichvarkin owner Hedonism Wines

 

POLO & Lifestyle the London Magazine had the pleasure to talk to the owner of one of the world’s best fine wine and spirits boutique located in the heart of London’s Mayfair.

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The UK’s best buyers have sourced around 5,500 wines and 3,000 spirits, taking the crème de la crème from each region of the world whilst carefully checking the provenance of every bottle.

’’ We work with 900 suppliers from all over the world.’’ 

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The motivation to create Hedonism Wines was for Yevgeny Chichvarkin to create the best and the most luxurious shopping experience for customers and to give customers a large selection of the finest and rarest wines and spirits.

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Yevgeny Chichvarking business philosophy is a team of perfectionists,  ”we wanted to create the leading wine shop in the world and as such, we have made no compromises in terms of quality”.

The inspiration to name it Hedonism Wines was inspired from the early Greek philosophic schools where it was believed that pleasure was the only intrinsic good. We believe that there are many things which one should enjoy in life and with the word “hedonism” frequently used in tasting notes wine is certainly one of them.

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”Each of our guests can expect to receive the very highest level of customer service from our dedicated wine specialists, many of whom are former sommeliers from top Michelin starred restaurants. With a passion for Hedonism project our extremely friendly and knowledgeable team understand how to make our guests feel welcome and If we do not have the bottle you are after, we will try our very hardest to source it for you”.

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Should you wish your wine to be delivered to you either in London, the UK or overseas Hedonism Wines will get it to you as quickly and carefully as possible. With deliveries within one hour in central London, the wine specialists are also available to come to you should you need their advice and expertise.

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One of the very interesting room’s at the wine shop is the one downstairs which Yevgeny Chichvarkin had the idea for it to design it with different hands on the wall and it places his favourite wine from America, California.

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Yevgeny Chichvarkin’s life philosophy is ”enjoying life, happiness, fun, pleasure, like the word says, hedonism”.

 

 

http://www.hedonism.co.uk