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Image / Fashion

How To Dress For Any Occasion; A Day At The Races


by Holly O'Neill
22nd Apr 2016

ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 16: Isabel Kristensen arrives for day 1 of Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse on June 16, 2015 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

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Looking for a sartorial survival guide to the summer event season? Read on…

THE EVENT

A Day At The Races

Soft colourwashed tones and demure cuts create an ideal blank canvas for an elaborate headpiece, which is, after all, what Ladies Day is all about.

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THE BRAND

Emilia Wickstead

at matchesfashion.com
An Emilia Wickstead dress is the perfect partner to a statement hat. The epitome of ladylike chic, the label specialises in beautifully feminine pieces without any hint of tweeness.

READ MORE: How To Dress For Any Occasion; Happy Feet

Thoroughly Modern Milliners

Martha Lynn, Mark T Burke, Aoife Harrison and Philip Treacy are most Irish women’s go-to labels for glamorous headwear. For something a little different, we love Federica Moretti’s net- overlayed bobble hats and Yosuzi’s decorative straw hats.

races1.Tayrona hat, Yosuzi, €518 at farfetch.com

2.Veil and bow beanie hat, Federica Moretti, €93 at matches fashion.com

3.?Disc hat with orange feathers, €375 at aoifeharrisondesign.ie

This article originally appeared in the May issue of IMAGE, on shelves now.