Epsom Derby Ladies Day 2015

What to wear to Investec Derby Festival 2016

Published in Fashion.

The Investec Ladies’ Day on Friday 3rd June 2016 (and Derby Day on Saturday 4th June) combines high style stakes with some of the best flat races in the world. Elegant, fashionable racegoers gather for a classic day’s racing at Epsom with many competing to win the much sought after title of ‘Best Dressed Lady’. These are two of the most significant racedays of the year, so you’ll need to be dressed accordingly.

But what are the rules for dressing up here?

Grandstand Enclosure general admission dress code on both days

  • Guests are required to dress up for the Investec Derby Festival.
  • No sportswear, sleeveless vests or bare tops.
  • Smart denim must not be frayed, torn or ripped.
  • Guests must not wear sports trainers.
  • Children should be dressed smartly
  • Hats suggested

Queen’s Stand on Investec Ladies’ Day

  • Gentlemen must wear a jacket, collar and tie.
  • Ladies are asked to wear a fascinator or hat.
  • Jeans, sports shorts, denim or trainers are not acceptable.
  • Children should be dressed smartly.

Queen’s Stand on Investec Derby Day

  • Either black or grey morning dress with a top hat, service dress or full national costume is obligatory for gentlemen on Investec Derby Day.
  • Ladies must wear formal day dress, or a tailored trouser suit, with a hat or substantial fascinator.
  • Children should be dressed smartly.

So, Investec Derby has spoken – hats are almost a necessity.  Click here to view a selection of appropriate hats for women right here on LoveHats.com & click here to view a selection of appropriate hats for men. Or if you still need inspiration – take a look below to see our favourite millinery moments from previous Epsom Derby Festivals: