Riding High On Fashion & Function Equestrian passion and New York Garment District fashion come together in 2kGrey’s stunning equestrian apparel line. It all started in 2011 when Grand Prix rider and entrepreneur Kris Pinto joined forces with fashion industry veteran Meryl Ranzer to create 2kGrey’s chic, sturdy and sophisticated line of riding pants. Ranzer used her knowledge and design skills, which had been honed over more than 25 years in fashion, to ensure that the pants are designed and constructed for a fabulous, flattering fit. Meanwhile, Pinto’s first-hand rider’s knowledge guarantees that 2KGrey pieces are sturdy and comfortable in the saddle. What sets the 2KGrey look apart is its functionality as a riding pant while looking great as a jean outside the barn — a practicality many breeches can’t offer. “There is value in having your performance apparel also work as an everyday pant. The fit is very flattering, and the styling is both fun and fashionable,” Ranzer said. The indigo denim is super soft and stretchy — a perfect everyday jean. The white fit is great for competition or a night out. New fashion colors of burgundy, olive and black are set to debut, and new embroidery styles and colors are always in development. 2kGrey is now available at the Tackeria in Wellington. Learn more at www.2kGrey. com.
AVATAR KNEE PATCH With the Avatar Knee Patch (shown right), you’ve found your new favorite show breeches. They’re built from the perfect riding fabric — a durable, stretchy, high-end white denim in a cotton, Polyester and Spandex mix. This means they’re very comfortable in the saddle and easy to care for. However, it’s their style that really sets them apart. Subtle front-pocket decoration gives way to an explosion of fun, fashionable embroidery and embellishment on the back of the white riding jean. In 2kGrey’s Avatar Knee Patch, you’re sure to steal the show. 10th Anniversary |wellington the magazine| March 2014