What to wear at the Cheltenham festival
Are you a fan of the Cheltenham festival? We have a guide on what to wear at the Cheltenham festival this year.
Cheltenham festival is going to be four extraordinary days of racing from Tuesday 14th to Friday 17th March 2023. It is a horse racing-based meet that is organized annually. When you never fail to dress up well for any event then why leave this one?
It is a festival of great importance and if you are going to attend this for the first time then you must look at the basic guide on how to dress well for the event.
Cheltenham festival’s dress code
There is no official dress code announced by them but as the traditions suggest, there is a repeating pattern of fashion that is followed every year. We are not saying that you should not wear your own fashion but you should know the decency of the festival. You are not advised to wear offensive dresses.
To know what can go well in the Cheltenham festival, We have categorized this guide into two separate categories for men and women.
What are all men’s outfits that you can wear at the Cheltenham festival?
A fur overcoat men’s outfit for the Cheltenham festival
Usually, there is formal wear that keeps trending in the festival but if you want to give it a slighter bossy touch then you can go for this outfit. The festival is held on cold days hence it would also help you in keeping warm.
A fur texture to the overcoat will give a royal look. If you wear a pastel color fur overcoat that it can go well with a formal look. You can also wear an open overcoat with a formal shirt and tie. You can avoid bright or black colors.
Three-piece suit men’s wear for Cheltenham festival
Talking about the three-piece suit, it always looks classic and elegant. If you consider a three-piece suit as an n outfit for the Cheltenham festival look for browns, mustards, navy blues, and caramel ones as it will go to the look. Avoid using bright colors as the festival is somehow a formal one.
A three-piece suit has a blazer and trousers with a waistcoat. You can pair it with black or brown leather shoes. For the festival, you can choose from check or block print suits for a tomboy look. You can accessories it with a tie and a chain watch.
As it will be cold during the festival, you can also wear an overcoat above the three-piece suit. It will give you an edgy look and makes you look sexy. You can also wear a brown tie with a pair of brown shoes to complete this look.
For some sports events, there is a rule that you must wear a hat to cover your head but in the Cheltenham festival, there is no such one. But to dress up according to the surroundings and occasion, you can try a hat to complete the look.
To match the vibe of this festival. go for a classic-style hat. You can try fedora hats or a homburg hat. To add some more attraction to the look, you can even have a cowboy hat.
What are all women’s outfits that you can wear at the Cheltenham festival?
A bodycon dress with an overcoat
A bodycon dress is most women’s first choice when it comes to sexy styling. It creates a formal to semi-formal look when styled accordingly. You can try different colors according to your choice but I prefer you not to go too much bright. Go for a solid bodycon dress and avoid prints and patterns.
You can wear an overcoat over this look as it will be cold there. Also, it will create an elegant and classic look. You can pair it with classy ankle boots or heels. A gladiator will also do some good work. Accessorize it with a pendant or you can keep it neutral.
Button up coat with boots
To add elegance to the look, you can try a button-up coat or blazer. If you are going for the lady’s day at Cheltenham festival then you can try a bright color button-up coat. It will keep you warm alone giving you a classic bold look.
If you do not have a button-up coat then you can even look for a tie-up buttoned coat or a wrapped coat. To add an outstanding look, you can try a velvet button-up coat. A leather boot can go well with the look. You can wear an earring or a simple pendant to complete the look. An open hair with no accessories is also a good option for the festival.
Headwear to wear at the Cheltenham festival
Headwears play an important role while deciding the outfits for the Cheltenham festival. Not only men but women are seen wearing a different types of headwear during the event. The craze for headgear is mostly trending during the lady’s day in the Cheltenham festival.
You can wear a fedora hat or a floppy hat for a decent minimal look. To have a royal look you can complete your hairstyle with a boater hat. You can compliment it with good sunglasses. Although a brown hat will go with every dress you can also go for a matching hat with your dress.
For an out-of-crowd look on ladies’ day, you can wear customized headwear. Take a theme that can go well with your look. You can use feathers, knots, ribbons, or any materials to customize your hat. You can also mix and match your headgear with your bag or clutches.