Now I'm off to the races.

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Asos beaded necklace dress: £36 (similar). Christian Louboutin Pigalle: £75, charity shop. Whistles clutch bag: House of Fraser (similar). Pandora bracelet: Joshua James Jewellery. Vintage and Forever 21 rings. Essie 'Maximillian Strasse Her" nail varnish.

From black skinnies to stiletto heels - could this outfit possibly be any more different to my last one? I was invited to Ladies Day at Royal Ascot on Thursday by Sky, and I thought this was probably the one day of the year I needed to make an effort. Please do note that attempted smoky eye. Followed by suncream and an always magical off-peak journey on the Waterloo and City line (how does that train exist?!), I met Charlie by the dinosaurs at Waterloo to head West, off to the races.

I've never been to the races before (I know, I know, I lived in Liverpool for three years and never made it to the Aintree Races), so I tried on about eight dresses before going for an old faithful - I don't know how those Made In Chelsea types cope with at least one black tie event a week. Everyone else seemed to have less difficulty than myself and looked effortlessly amazing, without a circle of shame in site. The day itself involved a constant supply of sunshine, cheering and royalty, and although I may not be totally convinced of the morals of horse-racing I'm glad I managed to pop along and try it out at least once.

Turning up to a Shoreditch pop-up bar afterwards in a posh frock afterwards did make me feel like a bit of a knob, but a swift change later you'd be hard-pressed to imagine I'd been sharing glances with Queenie earlier.

Want to have a read of some (very well-dressed) attendees' blogs? Click through below!


  1. You look utterly divine Rebecca! Your dress is just so so beautiful, I absolutely love the colour x

  2. This dress is lovely on you, very elegant!

    Maria xxx

  3. You look gorgeous! I wish I managed to pick up Louboutins in a charity shop!

    Rachael at

  4. This is just so pretty. I love the colour of the dress xx

  5. That dress is just gorgeous. And that's such a pretty bag you've paired it with x

  6. wonderful! that dress is stunning.

  7. Looking great lovely, glad you've enjoyed it :) don't worry I've never been to the Races either - maybe next year!

    Alina from The Fairytale Pretty Picture


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