skip to Main Content

THE STORY OF PAMELA HENSON BEGAN IN 1993, WHEN A FRIEND OF HERS SPOTTED A WOMAN IN JODHPURS AND A TIGHT BLOUSE IN ONE OF AMSTERDAM’S HIP CAFÉS. THE WOMAN GAVE THE CONVINCING IMPRESSION OF JUST HAVING DISMOUNTED HER THOROUGHBRED BAYARD. IN THE MONTHS THAT FOLLOWED, THIS LOOK SEEMED TO TAKE HOLD IN THE STREETS OF LONDON AND PARIS, GIVING RISE TO A FASHION TREND DUBBED “EQUESTRIAN GLAMOUR.” AT THE TIME, HORSEBACK RIDING WAS A SPORT FOR THE WEALTHY AND AN EXPRESSION OF A PECULIAR LIFESTYLE AND ATTITUDE.

AVAILABLE AT THESE LOCATIONS