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.