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A guide to how to dress for the Royal Ascot


Lifestyle | Fashion


A guide to how to dress for the Royal Ascot



3rd June 2018 | United Kingdom


The big event is round the corner hitting on the nerves of the participants, associates, sponsors and the onlookers. Coping up with all of this, here is a foolproof guide to illustrate what to wear for the Royal Ascot.


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oyal Ascot, the epitome of style and elegance is ready to arrive with the revolution of clocks, and LA POLO is all set to hand out the perfect dress guide for the biggest event of the month. This year’s Royal Ascot is in association with Cunard, making the dress guide more classic, quirky and one of a kind.


1.Royal Enclosure
LADIES- What to wear

A formal daywear is required for the ladies in the following manner:


  • The dresses and skirts worn must be of a decent length, falling above the knees or even longer.
  • The dresses and tops won should have straps of almost about a inch or greater.
  • Jackets and pashmina can be worn but the dresses and tops below it must still follow the dress code.
  • Trouser suits are definitely on the list, but they must be of full- length up to the ankle maintaining matching material as well as color.
  • Jumpsuits can be worn, but they should be full- length till the ankle, with norms matching for dresses.
  • Hats are mandatory, however a headpiece instead with a solid base of about 10 cm or 4 inches can work alternatively for a hat.
  • Girls aged between 10-17 must dress in according to the Ladies’ dress code. Although, the size of their headpiece or fascinator can fall out of the parameters.
  • The overseas visitors are honorably welcome to wear the formal National Dress of their country.
  • Serving military personnel can wear their Service Dress or the equivalent.

  • Ladies must pay attention that anything beyond the set dress code will not be expected.


royal enclosure

GENTLEMEN- What to wear


The gentlemen are requested to wear either black or grey for the morning dresses which must include:


  • Waistcoat and a tie.
  • A hat on top of either black or grey color.
  • Black shoes with socks.
  • A gentleman can remove his hat inside of a restaurant, a private club, a private box or facility’s garden, balcony or terrace; or within any enclosed seating area in the Royal Enclosure Garden.
  • The hats worn must not be customized.
  • Boys aged 10-17 must dress as per the norms of the gentlemen’s dress code; or can wear a dark-colored lounge suit paired with a shirt.
  • The overseas visitors are honorably welcome to wear the formal National Dress of their country.
  • Serving military personnel can wear their Service Dress or the equivalent.


2.Village Enclosure.


LADIES- What to wear


Ladies are appreciated to wear a dress that fits a formal occasion while keeping in track the following pointers:


  • One must without fail wear a hat, fascinator or a headpiece at all times.
  • Dresses and tops which are strapless or come with sheer strap are not welcomed, which includes off the shoulder, one shoulder dresses and bardot style.
  • Jumpsuits and trouser suits can be worn but must be full-length and follow the guidelines.
  • Midriffs must be purposefully covered.
  • Shorts are strictly prohibited.
  • As the Village Enclosure is mostly a outdoor event, therefore, the ladies are advised to choose the size of the hat and comfort of shoe accordingly. It is suggested to wear smaller hats or fascinators instead of larger ones, and wedges instead of stilettos.
  • The overseas visitors are honorably welcome to wear the formal National Dress of their country.
  • Serving military personnel can wear their Service Dress or the equivalent

village enclosure

GENTLEMEN- What to wear


Gentlemen must follow up by wearing full-length trousers, collared shirt with tie and a jacket.


  • Jeans and trainers must not be worn.
  • Bow ties and cravats are strictly overruled.
  • Socks should be worn and must cover the ankle.
  • The overseas visitors are honorably welcome to wear the formal National Dress of their country.
  • Serving military personnel can wear their Service Dress or the equivalent.


3.Windsor Enclosure


LADIES- What to wear


Ladies are requested to dress in a peculiar manner that it falls under a formal ceremony.


  • The ladies are suggested to wear a smart attire paired with a hat or a fascinator.


windosor enclosure

GENTLEMEN- What to wear


Gentlemen are requested to dress in a peculiar manner that it falls under a formal ceremony.


  • The gentlemen are recommended to wear a shirt, long trouser and a jacket.


4.Queen Anne Enclosure


LADIES- What to wear


The ladies must dress in a manner that it befits any formal occasion, while noting down the following:


  • A headpiece, fascinator or a hat must be worn all the time.
  • Dresses and tops which are strapless or come with sheer strap are not welcomed, which includes off the shoulder, one shoulder dresses and bardot style.
  • Jumpsuits and trouser suits can be worn but must be full-length and follow the guidelines.
  • Midriffs must be purposefully covered.
  • Shorts are strictly prohibited.
  • Girls falling at the age of 17 or under should fit in the dress code with a suggestion of smart summer dresses. While for them, hats, fascinators and
  • headpieces are not mandatory.


queen anna  enclosure

GENTLEMEN- What to wear


The gentlemen are encouraged to wear :


  • A full-length suit with trousers and jackets of similar colour as well as pattern paired with tie and shirt.
  • Socks must be worn covering the ankle.
  • Gentlemen are requested to wear tie all the while, and it should be sincerely noticed that bow ties and cravats are prohibited.
  • Trainers are not allowed.
  • The overseas visitors are honourably welcome to wear the formal National Dress of their country.
  • Serving military personnel can wear their Service Dress or the equivalent.






*NOTE: ANY KIND OF BRANDING OR PROMOTION IS NOT PERMITTED.