One of the more prestigious horse racing events, Royal Ascot, will see many wealthy celebrities and guests. And, though these are going to be some powerful folks, there is still a dress code put out by Ascot that is pushing for a conservative look. Violators will be approached by the ground's fashion police, and will offer covering garments. However, visitors should still expect lots of goofy hats.
The style guide for this year's Royal Ascot has been released - and the spirit of smart dressing that the race course was keen to introduce last year returns for another year.
In 2012 the Ascot unveiled a new list of sartorial rules which included banning fascinators within the Royal Enclosure and forbidding anyone from wearing strapless dresses anywhere in the park.
Now, alongside a brochure detailing the dress-up dos and don'ts of the sporting festival, Ascot organisers have launched a video to remind racegoers how long dresses ought to hang and what sort of top hats gentlemen should be wearing. Read More