The York Ebor Festival (23rd–26th August 2017) is filled with enthusiastic racegoers who love to strut their stuff.

This is the place to show off your style, with plenty of accessories, fake tan, hair and make-up framing your designer or high-end dress and towering high heels.

Cause a stir and be the Lady in Red – THE hot colour of the season.

Make a sizzling statement in Virgos Lounge’s off the shoulder pencil dress. At just below the knee, this length and the tightness of the dress will create that wiggle effect when you walk. Embellished with clear and ruby red crystal beads this dress will sparkle in the sunlight whilst catching all the limelight. Price £180 sizes range from 6 up to 20.

Head to toe in tonal red is the fashionable way to wear this fiery colour.

Pair with Carvela Kurt Geiger Glimmer sandals in red patent. Price £110 from House of Fraser.

Add more glamour and sparkle with Konplott’s red and pink Dutchess necklace (£68) and their Distel statement red ring (£79).


Keep the mystery aflame with dark sunglasses. Moscot offer a wide range of frames and colours including Ruby Red in the Miltzen Sun style. Price £250.

Available online and at their flagship store: 37 Beak Street, Carnaby, London, W1F 9RZ.

Mixing textures is the key when opting for one block colour.

ILinNidesigns’ Red Flamingo bag is embellished with on trend feathers, hand embroidery and beaded details set in leather. Price £150 from Etsy.

Top it all off with a show-stealing hat to enter one of the daily Best Dressed Racegoer competitions, which take place on the Ebor Fashion Lawn – designed by Rebecca Marriott – complete with a catwalk. The winner on Ladies’ Day will also be crowned ‘Best Dressed Festival Racegoer’.

‘Peonies’ is a sweeping nude sinamay disc hat embellished with handmade silk flowers in peach and orange red by Joanne Edwards Hats. Price £695 from Etsy.

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