What I’d wear to Cheltenham Races Ladies Day

The Festival at Cheltenham Racecourse is this week, and Ladies Day is always the most exciting part for me because of the fashion. This year they are holding a fantastic competition #colourmemarch to bring a rainbow of colours to the races. All you need to do is go to The Festival website and share a bright outfit you would wear to Ladies Day and you could win some amazing prizes – including £2000 worth of diamonds!

So as I am feeling lucky, I have decided to put my outfit of choice forward. I am a huge fan of colour and most of my outfits contain a pop of colour, whether it is just the handbag, or the whole outfit. But seeing as #colourmemarch is all about being bright and bold, I have gone for a splash of orange with complementary sky blue.

The dress is from Miss Selfridge and is such a beautiful shade of orange I think it would look amazing on holiday with a tan. I really like the sweetheart neckline and the cutout details. I have chosen to pair it with some pretty New Look heels. The chunky heels will stop you from sinking into the grass and the platform will make them a bit comfier as it is always a long day of standing at the races,

As for accessories, a pop of bright blue nail varnish would tie the look together and keep everything super bright and a matching fascinator is a must. The necklace needs to be simple because the rest of the outfit is very bold, so a simple gold chain will work well with the orange tones and also sit nicely with the sweetheart neckline.

If you want to be in with a chance to win some amazing prizes, be sure to submit a photo of the outfit you would wear to Ladies day on The Festival website or tweet it including #colourmemarch

Good luck!