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 Ballerina Dress in Cinderella Blue. Price £2850. Made to order from Suzannah’s London boutique, the price includes a fitting service in order to determine the ideal length from midi to ballerina and to determine the perfect body skimming fit. Fabric is Italian silk gazar with silk lining. The dress has side pockets – perfect for your betting slips.

Boutique address is 3 New Quebec Street, London. W1H 7RE.

ON TREND LOOK

Forever Unique’s Coleen dress has the must-have off the shoulder design. This Bardot neckline is embellished with an ornate lace trim. The dress has a feminine skater skirt and flattering sheer sleeves. Price was £299.99 now £209.99.

ACCESSORIES

We don’t recommend high heels for Goodwood due to its rough terrain and decking, but if you can’t live without them then choose a block heel.

Amelie Pichard x la Redoute’s Madame metallic blue sandals has an 8cm block heel in white. Price £115 from La Redoute.

Choose blue sunglasses. River Island’s aviator sunglasses have a thin metallic frame but gorgeous blue lens. Price £12.

 

For the ’50s and couture dress, a handbag with top handles is perfect.

Folli Follies’ On the Go handbag is a medium size, large enough to hold your essentials. Price £155.

The skater dress will look best with a clutch. Oliver Bonas Tie & Roll clutch will be available from July. Price £58.

Colour coordinate with Dealande Jewellery Ocean Bliss bracelet is made of white freshwater pearls and aqua dyed jade. Price £37.99 from Etsy.

In order to have a chance of winning the competition, a hat is a must.

This side-disc fascinator adorned with a large white flower and blue feathers is available online from Nigel Rayment Boutique. Price £295.

Karen Grace

Karen Grace

Fashion & Beauty Editor at www.EclipseMagazine.co.uk
Karen Grace studied Personal Styling at the London College of Fashion and is a registered affiliate member of the Federation of Image Professionals International.

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