- what to wear at the races
What to wear at the races: Your comprehensive style guide
There’s nothing quite like a day at the races. Whether it’s the thrill of the chase or the heady atmosphere of the occasion as a whole, it’s no wonder that the races remain such a firm favourite among millions of people.
But first and foremost, you need to make sure that your outfit is up to par (okay, this might be a golfing metaphor, but ignore that for now). It can certainly be a little confusing at first knowing just what to wear to the races, particularly as different courses have different dress codes – and some, formally at least, have none at all.
Then there’s those informal dress codes to consider – these might not be set down in stone, but rest assured, if you fall foul of them you’ll probably soon be made aware of it. So what should style-conscious men wear when going to the races? Here are our top tips.