Luxury and loveliness are at the heart of our Christmas gifts for women racegoers.
Prices correct at time of writing.
This elegant Jemima Jacket in in gorgeous Gooseberry Tweed combines exquisite attention to detailing, beautiful styling and practical wearability whilst keeping its chic feminine silhouette which is classic Timothy Foxx designing.
Also available is the matching Heidi Skirt though the jacket looks great with jeans and boots for a less formal look.
Made from 100% Teflon coated British Tweed, making it waterproof as well as warm.
Timothy Foxx was founded in 2009 by Rosalie Eustace, to specialise in being designers and makers of Exceptionally Eccentric Tweed Clothing.
Price: £385 from www.timothyfoxx.co.uk
Offering cheerful colours for wild wintry days, this shirt can be dressed up or down to suit any racing day out. The feminine cut makes the shirt a more elegant fit while the high quality of the fabric means the shirts are incredibly comfortable. Finished with a classic soft collar and machine washable.
Offering clothing, shoes and accessories for all occasions, The Oxford Shirt Company started out over 30 years ago and you can visit its shop in Burford in Oxfordshire.
Price: was £69.95, now £22.95 from www.oxfordshirt.co.uk
Is the woman in your life a hero?! Treat her to a beautiful dress for Christmas! If you’re not sure about buying a dress, this limited collection of essential contemporary classics are beautifully cut to flatter any figure. As investment pieces they will stand the test of time, so simply change your on trend accessories to wear these dresses to racedays again and again. For example the Rose Vegan Cupro Shirt Dress (£275) in khaki could be teamed with a tweed jacket and knee boots for winter racedays, yet is light enough for sandals and summer racing too.
All dresses are made from breathable, natural fabrics sourced from around the world – British silks, Italian tweeds and Spanish cotton – and are handmade in the Atelier in Turkey.
Price: from £155; from ateliermorganmarsh.com
For a super-cool range of wet weather footwear (wellies, ankle boots and hybrids of both) Swedish outdoor brand Tretorn and their sustainable footwear are the ones to beat. With 100% waterproof ocean net designs and the premium Artisan styles, created from naturally sourced rubber and environmentally damaging plastics and fishing nets found on the ocean floor, it’s a gift that is environmentally conscious too.
Choose from many styles and colours including The Viken Neo, a low and stylish boot with neoprene lining; Urban Hybrid, a 100% waterproof hybrid shoe featuring Tretorn’s Scandinavian aesthetic design; Anna, constructed with the shoe last of the Chelsea Classic Boot, but with a feminine, medium height shaft with a decorative zip; and Basic Mid, a medium high boot with a sporty classic design.
Price: from £60 to £140 from gb.tretorn.com and now also available from John Lewis and Harvey Nichols.
Combine the Catherine Gown and Caroline Nightie to make a gorgeous gift set from affordable luxury nightwear brand Green & Pink; both are available in black or white satin.
Part of their Own Brand Collections, being launched in time for Christmas this year, each item is beautifully packaged. Gowns and Pyjamas can be personalised for only an extra £10 making the gift even more special.
Green & Pink was founded by Steph Green and Michelle “Tallulah” Pink who have been best friends since the age of two.
Price: Caroline Nightie £32; Catherine Dressing Gown £38; available from greenandpink.co.uk
Available in a variety of colours, each with a choice of decorative details, the selection of fedora hats from Hicks & Brown is hard to beat. For a Christmassy feel the Maroon range is jolly stylish, while the Dark Brown or Green are more traditional. Different sizes are available, with or without feathers.
Sisters Alice and Rosie were born and raised on Hicks Farm, in Suffolk and went on to found their ‘fiercely British’ business in 2014.
Price: from £79 available at www.hicksandbrown.com
Another gift ideal for day or night – dress down with denim or team with leather trousers for a high fashion look. The Kimberley Jacket is a beautifully tailored fitted jacket with a single button front creating an emphasised waist. The plain powder blue tweed is trimmed with a light grey under collar felt, light grey alcantara suede jetted pockets and metal detailed front and cuff buttons. Available in Powder Blue, Midnight & Thistle.
Butler Stewart is an exclusive British brand selling luxury lifestyle and shooting clothing, always in Limited Edition. Anna Butler is passionate about refined British style and focuses on high quality tweed, exquisite tailoring and intricate detail to create fresh, stunning and effortlessly stylish collections.
Price: £425 from www.butlerstewart.co.uk
Wonderfully warm yet seriously stylish is the Cable Indigo wrap. Made in midnight blue 3-ply cashmere, its slightly thicker yarn means that it drapes like a dream and is also incredibly warm. The gift will be hand wrapped and beautifully presented in a distinctive signature box, with a protective satin storage pouch.
Founded by Niamh Barker in 2007, the company is based in Scotland and offers around 35 cashmere travel wraps in a range of colour palettes, designs, knits and weights.
Price: £245 from www.thetravelwrapcompany.com
For a gift that goes on giving throughout the year, how about a sock subscription from this Premium British knitwear brand? Extremely popular for Christmas, the recipient will receive a pair of socks monthly made from luxury wool in unique colourways. You can also choose to add up to three initials on the socks.
Genevieve Sweeney launched her eponymous knitwear brand in 2015. Made exclusively in the UK, Genevieve Sweeney is writing a new chapter for the knitwear industry, marrying contemporary design with exceptional hand finishes. Indebted to the time-honoured techniques of artisan makers, the brand has reimagined the possibilities of knitwear.
Price: from £14 p/m from www.genevievesweeney.com