Posh Looks | Girls
Epsom is the place for fabulous fascinators, glamorous day dresses and co-ordinated accessories. Usually personal tailors, Chanel handbags and Manolo Blahnik heels fit the bill, but the high street has caught up. Here’s how to copy Kate for the day:
Head to New Look for a simple white sundress with a full skirt
Cost | £27.99
Look to M&S for some quintessentially Kate footwear
Cost | £19.50
Bag a bargain with a cream blazer from Boohoo
Cost: | £25
Then check out Ebay for fabulous fascinators
Cost | from £2.50
For some polo in the park, do some pseudo-dressing down a la Amber Le Bon. Here’s how to get her hippy look:
Asos does a great collection of long-sleeved floral maxi dresses
Add some espadrille wedges from River Island
Cost | £38
Finish off with a wide-brimmed hat from Forever 21
Cost | £10.65
Kim Sears, Murray’s most loyal Wimbledon spectator has the dishevilled posh girl look nailed. Scary mother-in-law and pained expression optional.
A breton stirped t-shirt spells preppy/nautical posh, try out Topshop
Aviators never go out of style and Accessorize is a whole lot cheaper than the designer alternatives.
Cost | £15
Posh Looks | Boys
For Royal Ascot and the like, only a top hat a tails will do. Second hand or hiring is the best bet, and if you’re planning on heading to a few of these shindigs over the summer the latter is perhaps the winner.
How about this designer tail coat suit jacket from Oxfam online. Think of it as a bargain investment
Cost | £75
The hat must be high, but colour, brim and fabric allow you to get creative. There are plenty of options on ebay.
Cost | from £0.99
Sailing regattas seem like a chance for public school boys to slip back into their old uniforms, but you don’t need an Eton education to fit in
Tone down the sea of stripe with this navy jacket and cut off trouser combo from H&M
Cost | Jacket £39.99, Shorts £19.99
A straw trilby won’t cut it; splash out on this boater hat from Debenhams
Cost | £26.00
There’s still room for some obnoxious colour – go for a flouro pink or painfully purple tie.
Cost | £7.99
It takes guts to walk down the high street in a pair of white jeans, but you shouldn’t be seen on a polo field without them
Cost | £23.62
We’re not sure how you’ll get away with not having a team shirt, but a blue or white polo should be fairly inconspicuous
Cost | £4.00
For some authentic riding boots, check out the options on ebay
Cost | from £30