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Q&A with Kimberly Abell

We were excited to speak with Kimberly Abell, for Equestrian Designs, before her trunk show at Dovecote on Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st. Here is what she shared with us about the collection!

What was your inspiration this season?
The colors of the Santa Inez Valley: the vineyards, the apple farms and horse farms.

How does your brand develop from season to season?
Equestrian offers basic silhouettes all year but we introduce new legs and lengths to the line every season. Cropped pants and wider legs are the direction at the moment.

What is your favorite piece from your current collection and why?
My favorite pants this year are the Stephie which is cropped and wider. It’s fun with sandals, espadrilles, ankle booties and boots later in the Fall. I’m also loving the Santria which is a full length, wide leg pant.

Do you have recommendations on styling items from your collection?
My go to fabric for Fall is always Ponte Tech. It has amazing stretch, travels like a dream and always looks exactly the same as the day you first put it on. I travel a lot and there are always several pair in my bag.

We hope to see you this weekend!

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