Last Updated on 13th June 2012
Hasn’t Royal Ascot come around quickly? Without sounding too nostalgic, it seems like only yesterday we were getting dolled up to enjoy the races and here we are again, 12 months on, searching for something new and exciting to wear to the racing event of the year.
Royal Ascot has got a bit of a make-over this year though – the dress code for the Grandstand and Royal Enclosure is stricter than ever, so we’ve picked out some pieces that should help you meet the requirements while maintaining the utmost style and elegance.
We suggest you head to the official website where you can check out the full guidelines just to make sure you know what you can and can’t wear.
We’ve got it covered from headgear to footwear to the all-important dress and accessories. Good luck on your quest to find the perfect outfit; here are a few things to kickstart your inspiration:
Lace cutaway dress, £50, Oasis available at John Lewis
Oversized plain hat, £95, Linea available at House of Fraser
Yellow bow back dress, £85, Boutique by Jaeger available at House of Fraser
Nude peep toe courts, £42, available at Miss Selfridge
Nude floral border prom dress, £39.50, available at Dorothy Perkins
Animal print bow clutch, £115, Juicy Couture available at Selfridges
Turquoise and brown fascinator, £54, Jacques Vert available at House of Fraser
Hot fuzz scoop dress, £94, available at French Connection
Orange wide brim hat, £85, Linea available at House of Fraser