Rebecca Ray needs no introduction to Dappled Grey readers, but these new pieces from the Spring 2014 collection have us falling in love all over again. All under $100 (well, except that pink number up top), this bright new crop of youngsters is the perfect way to pick up a piece of Rebecca Ray – or think ahead to Mother’s Day!
An interesting aspect of writing this blog for so long (since 2009, baby!) is the sense of perspective it offers on how our tastes and preferences change. Just a few years ago we were calling the GPA Speed Air helmet “space age,” yet it’s now an ubiquitous style with numerous imitators. That same evolution comes to mind when we look at this daring new crop of breeches.
Sure, there are those among us who abhor change – the ardent traditionalists, if you will. Yes, I know… George Morris would hate these breeches. But while George is the undisputed last word when it comes to horsemanship and work ethic, he’s not exactly the patron saint of fun.
One of the best things we’ve seen over the last several years is a vast increase in room for “personality” in equestrian style. Work ethic and self expression are not mutually exclusive! If basic beige really truly is the sincere expression of your personality, you’ve got plenty of options. But for those who crave a little individuality, may we suggest: