Dressing for the races is a minefield. Annually one of the most sartorially elaborate occasions on the calendar, the various incarnations welcome a whole host of women decked out in their finest summer gear for a day ringside.
Over the years, however, it’s become less about the day itself and more about the subsequent front page splashes of women clutching champagne and falling out of their meticulously-prepared outfits.
But despite its reputation, a day at the races doesn’t have to be a tasteless affair.
How to… wear leopard print for any occasion without looking like Kat Slater
Whether you want to experiment with colour or trouser suits – or are just struggling to find a fancy outfit that will make your 5″1′ frame look taller – we’ve tackled the style conundrums faced by so many of us.
Scroll down for our outfit answers to some of your most frequent requests and either let them serve as #inspo or trust our judgement implicitly and shop them directly…