Entries by Teresa Burton

Equestrian Designer has Heritage at Heart

Equestrian fashion designer Silvia Teixeira considers sustainability is one of her top priorities. On looking into how she can apply it to her work she realised that inadvertently part of her work is already made in a sustainable way! Text Teresa Burton. Photo Lena Saugen Silvia’s passion for horses started at a very young age. […]

Traditional Portuguese Farm Holidays

Looking for a taste of Rural Portuguese Equestrian Heritage –   We are Forming a Partnership with a Beautiful Alentejo Farm to bring you the opportunity to soak up the day to day atmosphere of a working cattle farm and Lusitano stud. This is a special chance to be on the family farm. The entire […]

#2 Portuguese style – “à portuguesa”

The History of Fashion Fashion history has always been directly related to History itself, as are all of the elements that we surround ourselves with, evolving through times. But fashion itself is an easy way of showing one’s personality, beliefs, or even mood. We can “dress to impress” or we can be careless but regardless, […]

Riding in Portuguese style – “à portuguesa”

The traditional Portuguese Riding Costume – a must have for every Lusitano horse lover . Hello. My name is Sílvia and I’m a fashion designer. I’m Portuguese and live on the beautiful island of Terceira in the Azores. I am a horse rider and have been for more than 30 years. The Beginning of an […]