5 things I (don’t) need Right Now

I’m finally getting back on a normal riding schedule as of yesterday (yay), but the past couple weeks have been rough waiting for Henry’s foot to heal. And when things get rough, I start dreaming about stuff to buy. Because retail therapy is real, y’all. I’m also at that point where it’s just not possible to accrue that much more stuff, because I really have just about everything one person could need. But WANTS, however… those are different.

1) Navy Lorenzinis. For no actual good reason, just because they’re super pretty. I never gave them a second look until I saw someone with them at Texas Rose, and now they live solidly in my dreams. I will never be able to justify the cost of them considering I already have two pairs of nice stirrups, but that doesn’t make them any less amazing.

navylorenzini

2) 20 x 60 “I Need” shirt. If only the word coffee (I hate coffee) was replaced with cupcakes or cookies or martinis or pounds of cheese, I would own this already. Truer words have never been printed on a shirt.

coffeeshirt

3) PS of Sweden Ice Ice Baby browband. Let’s set aside the topic of the awesome name for a second, because I need to point out that this browband matches my dressage Ogilvy perfectly. If that’s not fate I don’t know what is. Damn you PS of Sweden for continuing to create beautiful things that I can’t resist buying. The day this hits the web store, it’s mine.

PSbluebrowband

4) Continuing on the beautiful blue theme, Luxe EQ posted this pic a couple weeks ago from one of their new lines – Anna Scarpati. The shirt doesn’t even need an explanation, and the breeches have piping on the pockets PLUS silicone knee patches. Done.

annascarpati

5) Mango Bay + Navy. That’s all that really needs to be said, right? The anchor belt is awesome, I must have it.

mangobaynavy

Oh and throw these in for good measure, while we’re at it. I might need to permanently borrow $19,500 from someone. Volunteers?

cwdmonoflap
It’s my exact saddle in a monoflap version!!!

craigslisttruck kiefertrailer

Thank god we’re going XC schooling tomorrow so I can go back to obsessing about riding my horse instead of buying things I can’t afford.

32 thoughts on “5 things I (don’t) need Right Now

  1. I feel exactly the same about the 20×60 shirt!! I’ve had my eye on it for a while but haven’t pulled the trigger yet because I don’t drink coffee

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  2. haha awesome list! tho is it just me or does that mannequin set up look borderline creepy? i’m also actively avoiding looking at PS of Sweden browbands bc i need a new browband but really can’t justify the cost at present (tho Mr Grey was made for us….) boo hiss!

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  3. I feel like there should be an award for “not retail therapy-ing quite as hard as I wanted to this month”. I would be in contention to win that. I meant to buy nothing, but now I have a full set of Back on Track wraps and a new sparkle browband and a western bridle and yeah I know I’m forgetting something.

    Anyways. Great choices. BUY THE LORENZINIS. They might change your life.

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  4. I love the leaf belt in Navy! It looks SO tropical. I have to say, my MangoBay does triple duty as my erreyday belt (my jeans are too big), my riding belt, and my showing belt. I clearly need more MangoBay.

    Also, I recently acknowledged that I need a new saddle and now am obsessively stalking the European websites you linked to, as well as eBay and Tack Trader so I too am obsessing over something other than my horse.

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