The season for horse racing will soon be upon us, and along with the big hats and champagne comes the unbridled excitement and expectation for exquisite fashion, unique to this most prestigious event.

Wherever you’re attending, the Races are truly a time for looking and feeling your best.

There’s nothing like a spot of healthy competition, and with so many fashionistas vying for the title of Best Dressed on Ladies Day, it’s a good idea to have a few tricks up your sleeve that will make you stand out from the crowd.

We’ve compiled a list of five fabulous tips for getting noticed as Best Dressed on Ladies Day at the Races.

1 – Prepare Ahead

The first step to looking your best on Ladies Day is to make sure you give yourself enough preparation time. In the days and weeks leading up to the event, think about the sort of outfit and makeup combo you want to wear and get everything you need well in advance.

To keep your skin looking fresh and dewy, eat a healthy balanced diet and drink plenty of water, especially in the days leading up to the races. Avoid looking tired and droopy on the big day by getting plenty of sleep the night before. 

2 – It’s All About Balance

With worldwide designers and milliners going into overdrive to accommodate the fashion needs of those attending the Races, it’s important to get the balance of your Ladies Day outfit just right.

A good rule of thumb is to balance intricacy with simplicity or choose an outfit that combines the two such as this gorgeous ‘Rachel’ dress. The pairing of the black lace top and the horizontal striped mid-length skirt is timelessly elegant and subtle yet eye-catching – the perfect balance.

3 – Pay Attention to Little Details

While it’s essential to have the perfect outfit for Ladies Day, the little details that complete your look as just as important.

Regarding makeup, make sure your skin looks flawless and that you choose products that match your own skin tone – better to look fresh and natural that cakey and orange!

Paint your nails and toenails and add subtle but carefully chosen accessories to give you that refinement and finish that will dazzle the judges. This beautiful silk ‘Britta’ scarf is the perfect accompanying accessory to a lady’s outfit at the Races.

4 – Be Yourself & Have Fun

There’s nothing more attractive than a lady who is truly enjoying herself and is comfortable in her own skin. The defining way to ensure you’ll get noticed on Ladies Day is by being your natural, beautiful self and simply enjoying the day.

Don’t just follow the crowd: wear a dress that makes you feel comfortable and enables you to carry yourself proudly and elegantly. The unique Michelle dress balances individual style with an effortless and comfortable design. Embrace yourself and you will naturally exude confidence and charisma at the Races, and stand good stead at getting noticed by the Best. What better way to top off a thrilling day at the races than by winning Best Dressed on Ladies Day? Whether you’re attending Newmarket, Ascot or the Curragh, we hope you’ve found these tips inspiring and instructive, and that you have a fabulous day all round.



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