WHAT TO WEAR TO THE RACES

WHAT TO WEAR FOR THE RACES 2022

The Races are back and we are so excited! Whether you’ve managed to bag tickets to the Grand National or Ladies Day at York races then there is no better reason to go all out and get dressed up in your most sophisticated ensemble. If you’re struggling for what to wear to the races, look no further! We have carefully selected all the race day outfits for 2022 that are sure to make you a winner. Whether you go for a classic midi dress, a floral maxi dress or a blazer and trouser co - ord we have everything you need - and not to forget the shoes and accessories to complete the look.

MIDI DRESSES

A midi dress is definitely a go to for a day at the races, it's effortlessly sophisticated and looks great with a pair of heels! If you’re ready to embrace summer and show off a bit of skin go for a strappy bodycon, but make sure to check the race day dress code because Ascot prefers shoulders covered and dress length just above the knee! For a little more coverage whilst achieving maximum glam go for a long sleeve midi dress.

Need a bit more inspo? Check out more of our occasion dresses.

Floral print dresses for the races just makes sense! Make a statement in a flowing floral print maxi dress, or be more subtle in a ditsy floral dress. A long dress in floral print is also so easy to dress up or down and will carry you through the summer no matter the event.

CO-ORDS

If you aren’t a dress person then a perfect alternative is a co - ord, whether you go for a classic trouser and blazer suit or if you want to dress for the sun pair the blazer with some shorts or a mini skirt.

Stiletto heels and grassy fields don’t really mix! A block heel or a pair of wedges are perfect for a day at the races so you aren’t awkwardly sinking into the grass. Spending a day in heels sounds painful too so make sure to reduce your usual heel height, a pair of low heel mules are ideal to avoid ending up barefoot!

What pulls an outfit together is the finishing touches, and for a day at the races you need them all! One of the best things about the races is the extravagant hats that are worn, but if that’s not really you a straw fedora will work. Just like at every other event we hope the sun is beaming down on us, so make sure you’re prepared with some sunnies and of course you’ll need a spacious bag to keep them in next to all your winnings.

For even more inspo for what to wear to the races check out the Race Day Style edit for all the go to outfits for a day at the races! Have more events to be the best dressed guest at? Head over to our occasion collection!


If you love to be inspired by the fashion you see on your fave shows, take a look at our Killing Eve: Villanelle Iconic Outfits  blog or Corsets and dress for a Bridgerton style outfit blog for even more inspo!!

 



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