What to Wear to the Races

Whether you’re off to Ascot, Aintree, Epsom or York – the races season is here giving us all a brilliant excuse to get dressed up… right after we decide what to wear!

There are plenty of race dates in the calendar, and even without the winning horse you can be sure of a winning outfit thanks to DP’s guide of what to wear the races. From the latest maxi dresses to tried-and-tested lace dresses, we’re here to help you wow the crowd this race day.

Maximum Impact

Navy Floral Print Maxi Dress £45

Finding the perfect dress may seem against the odds, but with lots of amazing styles, colours, prints and silhouettes to choose from, dressing for the races doesn’t have to be tricky. As for you ladies that love to make a statement, what’s better than this season’s most-wanted new shape – the midaxi? Choose one with a bold floral print to make sure you’re in the race for best-dressed.

Spring Romance

Yellow Floral Print Cold Shoulder Maxi Dress £45

Delicate detailing is your best bet for race-day fashion. Give a nod to the boho trend with feminine broderie or choose ruffles for instant dressed-up styling. When it comes to the colour, a buttercup yellow comes in at 1st place for any race-day ensemble. Stand out from the crowd and complement the ladylike look with a netted

Make the Cut

Lace Midi Skater Dress £38

Whatever your body type when it comes to dressing up for a big event, feeling confident matters. Whether you are perfectly petite, or blessed with curves, a nipped-in waist works a treat on everyone. Likewise, you’ll never go wrong with lace. Cut-out lacework reveals a delicate touch of skin, but is elegant enough for any dress code.

Not decided on your race day outfit yet? Find more style inspiration and check out our occasionwear edit for more race day-ready outfits!  





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