I want… to look taller and elegant, though with a color statement
Dress, £370, Solace London
Bag, £15.99, Zara
Heels, £470, Gianvito Rossi
Dressing for the races is a minefield.
Yearly one of the most sartorially extensive occasions on the record, the various bodies welcome a whole host of ladies decked out in their elegant summer clothes for a day ringside.
Over the years, nonetheless, it’s become less about the day itself and more about the following front-page splashes of women clutching champagne and falling out of their meticulously-preserved outfits. But notwithstanding its reputation, a day at the races doesn’t have to be a tasteless affair.
Whether you want to experiment with color or trouser suits – or are striving to find a fancy outfit that will make your 5″1′ frame look tall, not trashy -i have nailed the style puzzles encountered by so many of us.