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 loose straw weave brim for texture, this hat is simply adorned with a large ivory pina bow and a few chiffon flowers. Price £250.

Photograph by Ternavskaya Luba.

Keep the sunglasses light with Ralph Lauren vintage inspired mirrored lenses in rose gold. Price £130.

Flat or kitten heels are encouraged due to the racecourse’s grassy terrain but that doesn’t mean flip-flops, your flat shoes or sandals still need to be dressy. Catch the sunlight with Chloe pointed flats by Freya Rose London in sparkling champagne suede. Made with soft leather lining and leather sole it features gold leather heel detailing. Great for a full day at the races this shoe has a special memory foam lining designed to keep you comfortable until the early hours. Price £195.

Customise your flats with a shoe clip. Very apt for a garden party racing event is the Bee clip from Freya Rose London, with dazzling Swarovski stones set in imitation rhodium plated metal. Price £95.

French brand, Evesome brings a touch of boho chic with their large Brice clutch bag in soft haute couture tweed. Price 61 Euros.

Both Evesome and Freya Rose London are featured in our superstar shoe and handbag designers to follow article. Read more here: https://eclipsemagazine.co.uk/six-to-follow-handbags-and-shoes-super-stars/

Add just a subtle sparkle for Omar Mansoor’s dress with Brazilian rose quartz necklace from H.Azeem’s Enchantress collection. Set in rose gold plated sterling silver with diamond cut cubic zircon. Price £115.

The matching earrings will complement the Eliza hat. Price £140.

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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