Saturday, 16 February 2013

A Day At The Races

It's the weekend! Yay, finally.  Hope you're all spending it doing something fun.  I am going to be looking at house stuff again this weekend, it seems there is something that can stop me hitting Topshop!  Gray has formed the opinion that I am happy as long as I am shopping regardless of what I am shopping for... I couldn't possibly comment on that!

Talking of fun things to do, Cheltenham Ladies Day takes place at the end of March, Ladbrokes have challenged me to create a couple of outfits fit for the occasion.  I don't need an excuse to look at pretty dresses now do I?!

French Connection always make fabulous occasionwear so I headed straight there for the first dress.  As you know I am loving the monochrome trend right now so thought it was only right that I should base the outfit around this bold striped number.  Wedges are always a better idea than heels, you can then guarantee you won't be getting your heel stuck in the grass if the weather doesn't hold out!  I kept on the monochrome theme with the clutch bag and the subtle spots on the fascinator.  I do love an excuse to wear ridiculous headwear!

Shoes: New Look
Clutch Bag: Oasis
Fascinator: Accessorize

I've gone for a more girly look with my second outfit.  Another cute dress from French Connection this time teamed with a pretty fascinator, pink block heeled shoes and a simple clutch finished off with a massive co-ordinating bow!  I always head straight to Accessorize if I am looking for a cool fascinator, they are always a bit different from the run of the mill fascinators available on the high street.

Shoes: asos
Clutch Bag: Ted Baker
Fascinator: Accessorize

Are you planning on going to the races this year? What do you make of my picks?

*In collaboration with Ladbrokes*

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6 comments:

  1. They're both absolutely gorgeous, especially the first one. Don't know how suitable they'd be for Cheltenham in March though - tends to be more on the tweed and warm coats side of things at that time of year!

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  2. That first dress is absolutely gorgeous! Not that the second one isn't, but the first one is certainly the best. Xo

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  3. Loving French Connection dresses right now. Love this post.
    x

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  4. I love these outfits, that second pair of shoes is gorgeous!

    Maria xxx

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  5. I would totally be wearing the monochrome look I especially love the fascinator xx

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