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What to Wear: Royal Ascot Style

Valued as Britain’s most elite and prestigious race meeting, the Royal Ascot event epitomises sartorial elegance which is translated through it’s extravagant and formally fabulous dress code. In the summer month of June, ladies and gents from all around the country gather in awe of the event, to express their fashion forward style which communicates a marriage between British heritage and sophisticated class. Each guest will debut their chosen attire at the Royal Enclosure, the Queen Anne Enclosure or the Windsor Enclosure. Therefore, we have put together a style guide to give you a stronger idea about the dress code for the event.

Taking inspiration from current stars and style icons is a great way to experiment with your style and will definitely prevent you from having a meeting with the Royal Ascot fashion police. Here at Jules B we have suggested our favourite looks which will allow you to elevate your formal attire and still remain tasteful and style savvy.

Royal Enclosure

The dress code for Ladies in the Royal Enclosure is known for its conventional and established approach to fashion; with the length allowance of dresses and skirts falling just above the knee
or longer, hats and headpieces acting as a dominating accessory and shoulder straps consisting of one inch or greater, it can prove to be quite a challenge to find the perfect formal day-wear outfit, especially when your trying to dress appropriately for the ever-changing English weather.

Kelly Brooke wearing Azagury 

Indulge in a contemporary botanical fantasy with this Paul Smith Cream Exotic Floral Dress.

Queen Anne Enclosure

Although the Queen Anne Enclosure is second in line for the elite to visit during Royal Ascot, that does not mean that it is any less of a stylish, authoritative place to be during the June event. Women are still encouraged to maintain the formal occasion dress code which consists of mid length dresses, hats, head pieces or fasteners and most importantly, no midriffs.

Danielle Lineker wearing Victoria Beckham

Channel timeless chic in this beautiful and simplistic Isabel De Pedro Box Pleat Dress.

Windsor Enclosure

Last but definitely not least, the Windsor Enclosure kindly encourages it’s guest to dress in a smart, collected way for the event. Although there is no strict dress code like the Royal Enclosure or the Queen Anne Enclosure, garments such as sports shirts and shorts are prohibited so leave your trusty denim shorts at home and replace them with a garment from our spectacular dress collection!

Jodi Anasta in Self-Portrait

Look effortlessly elegant in this Self-Portrait Black Cape Midi Dress

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head to our Event Edit for men or Event Edit for women to create the ultimate look.

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