Eclipse Magazine’s roving reporters were out and about at the Investec Derby Festival 2019 on Oaks Day/Ladies Day to photograph their favourite fashionistas. Photographs by Rachel Groom.
Gillian Gilbourne – Hat: Derek Montgomery hats; Dress: Skeenas called the Vogue Winter Berry Dress; Shoes: Una Healey.
Sue Watkins – Hat: Abigails (Wimborne Dorset); Dress: Bespoke.
Suzanne Beadle – Hat: Bespoke; Dress ASOS; Bag & Shoes: Next.
Denise Horne – Hat: Nerida Framan; Gilet – US.
Fiona Davidson (L) and Victoria Casula (R) – Fiona, Hat: John Boyd; Coat and dress: Favourbrook; Sunglasses Linda Farrow. Victoria, Hat: Lock & Co; Coat and dress: Favourbrook.
Charlotte Hawkins @charlottehawkins1 and Mark Heyes @markheyesstylist – Charlotte, Dress: The Fold; Hat: Laylaleigh Millinery; Shoes: Debbie Hanser. Mark, Outfit: McGregor & Macduff Glasgow, Tartan is Aaran Mist.
Emily Room (L) and Tina Duvivie (R) who have a horse in training with Lee Carter – Emily, Jumpsuit: Lavish Alice; Shoes: New Look. Tina, Jumpsuit: Fred and Florence.
The Countess of Derby (R).
Three fabulous milliners (L–R):
Yuan Li, London – Hat: Bespoke; Dress: Roksandar
Rachel Oates from Hatonista – Hat: Bespoke; Jumpsuit: customised Chi Chi, Shoes: eBay
Maria from Hats by Maria – Hat: Bespoke, made using recycled plastic bottles; Dress: also by Maria, 30hrs vegan dress depicting healthy eating.
Katrina McGregor – Hat: Hatonista; Dress: Pauline Vasseur.
Lovely ladies (L–R): Constance Freer-Smith, Becca Bonini, Josephine Elwell and Louisa Adde.
More milliners (L–R): Anna Gilder, Ted Baker pink dress; Maria from Hats by Maria (as before).
Mary Breen – Hat: Peter Bentley; Dress: Debenhams; Bag: Chanel.
Paula McCormack and friend – Paula wears Hat: Marc Millinery (Cork); Dress: Coco Dolls; Shoes: Ted Baker.
Holly Mitchell @Holly Mitchell26 (and friends) – Hat: Lizzie Hats; Dress: Kitri.
Caroline Baldock, one of the first professional women jockeys.
Emma Winter (left) and Rachel Mascari (nee Hanson, right) – Emma, Hat: Anabella Millinery; Dress: vintage dress; Bag: retro. Rachel, (we photographed her before her wedding last year) Hat: Bespoke; Dress: H&M.
Daniel Najar, founder of Chi Chi.
Daisy Groom (left) and Georgie Groom (right): Daisy, ASOS dress; Georgie, Closet dress.
Il Da Vico (milliner, far right).
Marquis of Granby and friends.
Oliva Bentley from Made in Chelsea, and friend.
Stephanie Aldridge, Racing Secretary at Lee Carter’s training yard, with her daughter Erin Potts.