Racing fashion

Derby Day: RTW Fall 2015 trending to black and white

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Valentino FW2015

Whether it’s Epsom Derby Day, Victoria Derby or The Championships at Royal Randwick this Saturday, the racing rulebook decrees black and white is the proper attire.

Female racegoers embrace monochromatic hues on the day that the Derby is raced. Stylish men don mid grey morning suits with tidy vests and a cornflower blue accent in the tie, lapel flower or pocket square.

Chic it up to date with some inspiration from the Ready To Wear Fall 2015 shows. Keep the lines clean, hemlines 3/4+, cocoon the silhouette and channel an androgynous vibe.

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L-R: Celine, Lanvin, Christian Dior FW2015

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Tom Ford FW2015

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L-R: Maison Martin Margiela, Gareth Pugh, Kenzo

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Balmain

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L-R: Nina Ricci, Tom Ford, Chanel

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L-R: Lanvin, Celine, Alexander McQueen, Roberto Cavalli

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Hermes

Buy it for less tip – If Derby Day turns chilly and you like the Kenzo shell coat check out the Huff and Puff jacket at the link below. Draped over the shoulders with a fitted monochrome dress and statement belt. It’s the perfect mix of uptown/downtown.

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Or if you love the Nina Ricci lace dress check out the ‘Nenah’ midi dress at House of CB below.
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