What to wear to the races

For a ladies day look with a difference, shop satin, midi cuts and floral prints.

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Heading to the races? Get spruced up and dress to impress with all the latest trends.

Think pretty pastels, romantic lace, luxurious slinky fabrics and elegant florals. Oh and don’t forget a statement crystal cluster necklace, the stand-out oversized clutch bag or a dreamy diamante handchain to top it all off.

So whether it’s Ascot in the diary or a local horse racing event, these race day outfits and accessories are perfect for spending some dollar with your girl squad.

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Where to buy outfits for the races

Our favourite race day dresses

Add some drama to proceedings with this mega-hot dress option. Created in satin fabric, these polka dot numbers are perfect for showing off your on-point tan. Fancy more of a floral vibe? These gorgeous pastels will ensure you really stand out from the crowd.

White Polka Dot One Shoulder Ruffle Bodycon Midi Dress
White Polka Dot One Shoulder Ruffle Bodycon Midi Dress

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Paper Dolls off shoulder crochet midi dress with frill sleeve in printed lace
Paper Dolls off shoulder crochet midi dress with frill sleeve in printed lace

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Our favourite race day shoes

Need some height to help your legs look slender? Opt for these barely-there heels to accentuate you in all the right places. More of a strappy kind of girl? These faux leather babies are sure to match everything.

That's a Wrap Faux Leather Strappy Sandals
That's a Wrap Faux Leather Strappy Sandals

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Public Desire Clarity Ankle Tie Heeled Shoe
Public Desire Clarity Ankle Tie Heeled Shoe

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Our favourite race day hats

Add the finishing touches to your outfit with these gorgeous fascinators, perfect for whatever dress you’ll be wearing on ladies day.

ASOS DESIGN fascinator headband with polka dot mesh bow
ASOS DESIGN fascinator headband with polka dot mesh bow

ASOS

Our favourite race day bags

Top it all off with the most gorgeous but understated clutch bag, including a studded trim option in nude, black diamante or an off-the-shoulder number.

Our favourite alternative outfits

Not feeling a dress? No bother. Stand out from the crowd in the perfect culotte jumpsuit complete with off-the-shoulder detailing. Or switch things up with a buttermilk suit.

AX Paris Off White Leopard Print Jumpsuit
AX Paris Off White Leopard Print Jumpsuit

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