What to Wear to the Races

From the Epsom Derby to Royal Ascot and Aintree, racing season presents the perfect opportunity to dress for drama. Need a little inspiration?  Find out what to wear to the races with our hand-picked outfit ideas, guaranteed to earn you the spot of best-dressed guest in the grandstand.


1. The Lace Dress


Feminine and forever in style, the lace dress is a favourite of summer event season. Bring it straight into SS18 with this form-flattering style in light lemon yellow, featuring a peekaboo hemline for a fashion-forward feel. Complement the nude lining with a feathered fascinator and block-heeled sandals in a matching hue.  


2. The Classic Midi Dress


A midi dress is your style saviour for stricter race day dress codes, evoking a demure yet modern mood.  Detailed with delicate floral lace at the waist, and finished with half-length sleeves, this blush-toned design makes the perfect choice for such an occasion. Team it with a matching jacket, an oversized fascinator and wedge heels, adding a touch of sparkle with an embellished clutch bag.


3. The Embellished Dress


Want to wear something a little less tailored? Opt for this flowing midi dress in a dusky blue-grey hue, hand-embellished with delicate blooms in soft pink.  Forgo the fascinator and style with a metallic silver clutch, picking out the embroideries on the dress with heeled mules in the same shade.  


4. The Lace Jumpsuit


A dress isn’t the only viable option for race day. Crafted from lace with semi-sheer detailing, this navy culotte jumpsuit makes a modern alternative to classic event season styles. Wear yours with a smart cropped jacket, accessorising the look with a sequinned fascinator, a 3D floral bag and block heels.  


5. The Embroidered Mini Dress


There’s no denying that florals have a space in every event season wardrobe. Work the trend for race day with this navy number, embroidered with stand-out red roses for further impact. Style with kitten heels in statement scarlet, offsetting the look with a navy suede clutch.


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