Race Day Fashion Statements
Summer is never complete without attending a day out at one of the races which Britain is proudly famous for and a race is never complete without a competition between the fashion pack. So with Royal Ascot; one of the pivotal events in the fashion summer season drawing to an end and others fast-approaching what’s better than checking out this summer’s best statement collections to help you reach astonishing new heights.
This stunning pansy print dress has an expensive Versace feel to it which incorporates key summer colours with clever panels that sculpt and flatter your body shape. If that isn’t enough, this midi length dress ends at your calves rocking this season’s must-have prim and proper look aswell as obiding to the strict race dress code. Teamed with either solid black or nude platform heels and matching clutch, the statement dress says it all without having to necessarily add a hat or fascinator.
This vibrant yellow beaded dress with intricate strap details will instantly stand you out from the crowd and is one of summer 2012′s most popular colour. Compliment this dress by wearing nude accessories; a versatile colour that can be effortlessly combined with bold colours without overpowering your look.
Next, a pink knee-length feminine dress which is elegantly tailored to create sophistication enhanced through its floral cutwork detail. This dress also features a V back with a concealed zip fastening. Complete this stunning outfit with a classic bright pink hair fascinator, paired with nude heels.
If you’d rather opt for simple and classic attire or a dress with a lighter colour palette you can still make this into a massive fashion statement by topping off your outfit with either an oversized clutch bag, bold jewellery or an eye-catching headpiece.
One crucial part of selecting an outfit suitable for a race day is choosing the right hat or fascinator to go with your outfit so i’ve attached some of our favourites to give you some inspiration.
Karen Millen Pansy Print Dress: £165
Karen Millen Modern Tribal Dress: £235
Coast Carrie Cutwork Dress: £75
Gina Foster Millinery – Aurora fascinator: £295
ASOS Statement Sinamay Bow and Ribbon Fascinator : £30
Pretty Woman Hats – Black Race Day Hat: £28
Pretty Woman Hats – Pastel blue saucer fascinator: £55