Fenwicks of Bond Street have just launched an Ascot styling service that will find you a top-to-toe race day look. InStyle's Hannah Lewis popped in to see whether it got the fashion editor's thumbs up.
Dress, hat, shoes… bag? Where to start when it comes to finding a standout Ascot outfit. If you’re anything like me then you would have left it all to the last minute; and you simply don’t have time to look across tones of stores, especially when it comes to finding a hat- it’s like where to start? Here’s 5 reasons why this one stop Ascot shop is the answer…
1) Walk Out With A Head To Toe Look.
The department stores' ‘by appointment only styling suit’ gives you access to every part of your outfit from shoes, bag, dress to the all important hat or fascinator. With over 4 floors of womenswear and accessories; you certainly wont be leaving empty handed.
2) Have Something Already?
Great! Bring it along and the experts will style the rest of your look around what you have. Even if it’s your favourite pair of shoes, who said you cant start from the feet up!?
3) Ensure Your Look is Dress Code Appropriate
There would be nothing worse then arriving to your big day at Ascot and your look doesn’t apply to their strict dress code. Fenwick's team of styling experts couldn’t be more clued up on what’s in and what’s out so will be sure to get it right. If you want to take a look for yourself at the all important outfit rules; we’ve layed down the rules.
4) Meet The Milliners
Royal Ascot and millinery go hand-in-hand, which it why Fenwick of Bond Street have collaborated with eight of the UK’s most exciting milliners from newcomers to the world-renowned, to create an in-store collective. From hats to fascinators, there really is no better place to find the perfect match. And you can even catch the designers themselves as they pop into store throughout the month.
5) Have THE Best Time
With Royal Ascot being one of the most exciting, fun events of the year; why shouldn’t finding your look be the same experience. With one-to-one style advise and tea along the way; you’re guaranteed to walk out feeling like Julia Roberts on Rodeo Drive.