With April just around the corner many horse racing fans’ thoughts begin to turn to one of the biggest events of the equestrian competition calendar. While for many the excitement comes from keeping an eye on which horses are in form and what the best betting tips and odds are, for many others it is the glamorous and fashion centric atmosphere that is the biggest highlight. This is particularly true of the Grand National festival’s Ladies Day where attendees dress up in their best fashion and big prizes are awarded to the best dressed race-goers.
When is the Grand National festival 2018 Ladies Day
In terms of fashion, the Grand National Race weekend gets no bigger than Ladies Day, which this year fall on a Friday and has prompted the rise of the hashtag #FaboulusFriday. So when is Grand National Ladies Day 2018? This year one of the Grand National festival’s most anticipated days will be on Friday 13 April 2018. Just like previous years, visitors are encouraged to come dressed in their choice of unique fashions in order to show off their own impeccable style.
The Grand National has fashion ambassadors who will be on the lookout for the racegoers they deem the best dressed and are then given the Style Award. This coveted award comes in the form of a big car prize as a reward.
As much as the Style Award is given to the racegoer deemed to be the best dressed a look at previous winner’s shows that the prize tends to go to those with a unique look of their own. As such while there is a myriad of choices available from many of the high street fashion retailers, history shows that it also pay to wear something different from the rest of the crowd. This is where having something custom tailored can help you catch the attention of the festivals’ fashion Ambassadors.
The Top Fashion Trends for the 2018 Grand National festival Ladies Day
While there may not be much time left to arrange for a custom made outfit, and many designers will be fully booked by now, there are other ways to achieve that unique look that makes you stand out. Successful fashion trends therefore include opting for talented up-and-coming designers, as well as quirky but fabulous outfits from online and high street retailers.
Some of the hottest fashion designers this year include Sabinna Rachimova, best known for her amazing hand crocheted outfits, and Michaela Frankova. Other notable up and coming designers include as Jayne Alison and Edda Gimnes, a young designer whose creations have celebrity approval from the likes of Gigi Hadid and Lady Gaga. With ultra Violet being named as the colour of 2018 you may want to finish off your look with yellow or lilac accessories such as Alison’s Penelope hat that comes in various shades of lilac.
In addition, a number of household names such as online retailer ASOS and high street chains such as New Look and Debenhams now offer an expanded range of occasion wear from which there are many great outfits to choose from at a reasonable price. ASOS is a great option if you’re strapped for time thanks to its fast delivery, while shopping on the high street will give you the perfect opportunity to try out various outfits until you find your Style Award contender.
Whichever fashion trend you choose to go for this year as you head off to the Grand National festival’s 2018 Ladies Day, it’s worth remembering that not everyone will win but everyone can look fabulous and enjoy the occasion, – just like in the horse racing!