Author: Karen Grace

Highlights of London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2017

London Fashion Week AW17 was held this February and you may think that it is a little late to report. But this year we decided to let you ladies concentrate on choosing your gorgeous summer racing outfits before we bombarded you with AW17 options. It is still early but here are our highlights of the London Fashion Week AW17 shows we attended and chosen outfits that would look great for a day or evening at the races. Apu Jan Apu Jan is a contemporary London based womenswear label that is rich in innovative knitwear techniques. Titled ‘From Here to...

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L’Ormarins Best Dressed Competition at Glorious Goodwood 2017

Although the Thursday is Ladies’ Day at Glorious Goodwood, the Friday hosts the ‘Best Dressed’ competition sponsored by L’Ormarins. This requires outfits in the brand’s signature blue and white colours – which you might consider worth the effort, as the prize is an all-expenses paid trip for two to South Africa! VINTAGE LOOK For a vintage style try the Alice dress – a ’50s inspired halter dress in baby blue duchess satin, with a white spot tulle overlay and a sweetheart neckline. Made to order by Louise Rose Couture, £175 from Etsy. COUTURE LOOK Go couture with Suzannah’s Obsession...

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Men: Glorious Goodwood Style 2017

Back in 1906, trendsetter King Edward VII established the quintessential summer code for men that is still associated with Qatar Goodwood Festival to this day: the linen suit and Panama hat. Note: The wearing of the linen suit and a Panama hat is not obligatory but a jacket and tie is required for the Richmond Enclosure. LINEN SUITS Be in the Pink with Richard James double breasted jacket in soft pink linen hopsack. Its wide peak lapels give the dapper ’30s look. With an ivory satin lining, a working buttonhole and flower loop, mother of pearl buttons and two...

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Save Face with Sunscreen

A day at the races is exciting and fun, a chance to dress up and show off your style prowess. Like any outdoor activity, it also exposes you to the sun, even if the day is overcast, the sun’s UV rays can pass through the clouds and burn. To prevent a red face here are a few tips to follow: Sunscreen: for a day outside, sun cream is essential, but it can be heavy on the skin and leave the face feeling greasy and the pores clogged up. Look for an oil-free face sun cream to help give a...

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Garden Party Chic for Glorious Goodwood Fashion 2017

As the ultimate stylish garden party, Glorious Goodwood is one of the most relaxed of the big festivals. By relaxed we don’t mean tee-shirts and denims, think fresh, chic and floaty rather than cocktail dresses. Vintage is also a winner here. Read our recommendations for Glorious Goodwood Fashion 2017. Suzannah’s Lingerie midi dress juxtaposes a 1930s inspired silhouette with the ‘must have’ ruffles cascading from the shoulders to the waist, the fashionable cold shoulder and the important asymmetric hemline. This midi is also inspired by Parisian lingerie, another on trend style this season. The fresh green, sand and red French...

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