Author: Karen Grace

Vintage Flair for Glorious Goodwood 2018

An alternative to the floaty summer garden chic look for the Qatar Goodwood Festival 2018 (31st July–4th August) is the smart but fun vintage style. One of the fashion designers mentioned in our five fashion designers to follow article is Louise Rose Couture who has a passion for the 1950s fashion. The demure boat neckline of Louise Rose Couture’s ’50s inspired dress dips into a sexy V shape at the back with hand sewn covered buttons. Hidden pockets in the full circle skirt will keep those winning betting slips to hand. Made to order and available in sizes...

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Effortlessly Chic for Glorious Goodwood 2018

As ‘THE’ Garden Party of the racing season, the dress code for the Qatar Goodwood Festival 2018 (31st July–4th August) is stylish but relaxed; smart but not stuffy. Think effortlessly chic. With his modern take on the Russian bohemian look, Omar Mansoor’s ‘The New Empire’ SS18 collection is all about understated elegance. Use of a light neutral colour palette makes the small ruffles detailing on this flowing dress more visible. Photograph by Shahid Malik and footwear by Lucy Choi London. Elena Shvab’s Eliza hat from her Magnolia SS18 collection gives a hint of pink. With a sisal straw crown and a...

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Men: Add a Pop of Colour to your Linen Suit Ensemble for Glorious Goodwood 2018

The Qatar Goodwood Festival aka ‘Glorious Goodwood 2018’ (31st July–4th August) is THE garden party of all the racing festivals. Famous for the relaxed linen suit and Panama hat, this isn’t actually compulsory attire (although we can all agree it does paint a glorious picture). In the Richmond Enclosure compulsory dress code for gentlemen is a jacket and tie or cravat. For the second year, New & Lingwood is the official style partner for the Qatar Goodwood Festival. They are also one of our five men’s fashion designers to follow (… The style of their Edmondton Herringbone cream linen...

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‘Summer Wedding’ Style for Newmarket’s July Festival

Used in the summer, Newmarket’s July Course has more of a quintessential garden atmosphere to its sibling course The Rowley Mile. However the dress guideline for this garden party is less boho and more formal summer wedding. Add European chic with Italian designer Nico Didonna’s Nina dress in vibrant teal – a shade that suits most complexions. Juxtaposing the formal with an ethereal feel, this silk wrap dress offers a timeless style with a modern twist. Sleeves are designed with fashionable open slits to show off those sexy shoulders whilst providing coverage if you are conscious about your arms....

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Men: Embrace Flower Power for Newmarket’s July Festival Fashion

Newmarket’s July course is full of English country charm with its lawns, thatched roofs and flowers… …so why not embrace the garden party atmosphere with Nico Didonna’s floral print navy jacket. Price £620. Nico is one of our five stylish menswear designers to follow. For more information on Nico see our article: Dare to go Flower Power mad and team the jacket with Nico’s matching floral slim trousers. Price £264. But if that is just too blooming crazy for you, then tone down the look and wear the jacket with a pair of smart navy or stone coloured...

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