It’s Pimms o’clock! Boozy Epsom racegoers don figure-hugging frocks and plunging necklines as they kick off the weekend early at Ladies’ Day
- Glamorous racegoers dressed in fabulous summer outfits have arrived for event at Epsom Downs Racecourse
- Several looked perfectly pretty in pink, with shades from the palest blush to most vibrant fuchsia on display
- Elaborate hats were the centre of attention, with stunning headpieces in all shapes and sizes on display
- Many got stuck into the party spirit early, with glasses of Pimms and mini bottles of Moet Champage flowing
Glamorous racegoers pulled out all the fashion stops as they arrived for Ladies’ Day at Epsom this morning.
Women donned their finest frocks and fabulous hats as they descended on the racecourse to kickstart the weekend with a day of festivities.
Pink proved a popular choice, with shades of blush, berry and vibrant fuchsia all on display in the early Surrey sunshine.
Women in flirty frocks and statement jumpsuits arrived in their dozens for the event – a mainstay in Britain’s racing and social calendar.
Many got stuck into the party spirit early, knocking back glasses of Pimms and glasses of Champagne from mini bottles of Moet.
Epsom racegoers got well and truly into the party spirit today, with jugs of Pimms, G&Ts and glasses of Champers from mini bottles of Moet
Women donned their finest frocks and fabulous hats as they descended on the racecourse to kickstart the weekend with a day of festivities
Cheers! A group of ladies in pastel-coloured frocks all raised their glasses for a photo as the races got underway on the first day of the festival
Four bottles down: Stylish Epsom revellers get stuck into the fizz, making full use of the event’s wine cooling carrier bags
Mesmerising: The racetrack was a sea of colours this morning, with these two daring racegoers opting for floral and butterfly-themed headpieces
These elegant revellers are clearly gunning for a nod in this year’s Style Awards, opting for bold block colours and vibrant prints
Fabulous Five: This gang of ladies, who all opted for chic block colours, kicked off the celebrations with a glass of bubbly
Pimms o’clock: A racegoer in a daring white dress matches her drink to her hat as she carries a glass of Pimms around the track at Epsom with pals
New mother Vogue Williams, who is married to former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews, looked stunning in golden yellow as she arrived at Epsom
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Vogue Williams is something of a regular at the races, so it was no surprise to see her looking so perfectly put together at Epsom today.
She was styled by Corina Gaffey for the occasion, teaming a Kukhareva London bodysuit with a matching skirt by the brand and a padded headband by Justine Bradley-Hill. We’ve only got one word: flawless!
This look is from the forthcoming Autumn/Winter collection, and we love love LOVE the knitted fabric. The contrast between the leopard print wrap over bodysuit and pleated maxi skirt is very pretty, and whilst Kukhareva is a relatively new name on our radar, it turns out Alesha Dixon is a fan too!
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The Irish model and TV personality, who looked elegantly windswept as she arrived for a photo call, will DJ at the Official After Party at the event
This year the The Style Awards is open to both males and females, and seeks out to find the very best dressed racegoers in the Grandstand and Queen’s Stand enclosures.
Outlandish headwear was the order of the day for many, with oversized hats and flamboyant fascinators adorned with feathers, butterflies and flowers spotted in the enclosure.
Guests in the Grandstand Enclosure are encouraged to dress smartly for Ladies’ Day during the Investec Derby Festival, while ladies and gentlemen in the Queen’s Stand enclosure are asked to wear a fascinator or hat and a jacket, collar and tie respectively.
Today is the first of two days of racing at Epsom Downs, with the festival featuring quality racing, the highly-contested Style Awards and an Official After Party hosted by DJ Vogue Williams.
Guests in the Grandstand Enclosure are encouraged to dress smartly for Ladies’ Day during the Investec Derby Festival, while ladies and gentlemen in the Queen’s Stand enclosure are asked to wear a fascinator or hat and a jacket, collar and tie respectively
Many guests made use of the handy wine bottle ‘hand bags’ on offer at the event as they tucked into the booze early this afternoon
Today is the first of two days of racing at Epsom Downs, and many guests were keen to get on the Champers early doors
Two racegoers go for neutral tones, with one sporting a floating white gown with a delicate silver print and another opting for a nude figure-hugging mini dress
This glamorous pair went for a big bottle of Moat Chandon, which they shared between them as they bagged a bench to watch the races
Another butterfly fan opted for a headpiece featuring dozens of the colourful insects to go with her bright pink one-shoulder dress
Derby Road: Racegoers in towering heels make their way across the track as the races prepare to get underway at Epsom
Edgy: Fashionistas show off their unusual headpieces, with the lady in pink sporting a hat Princess Beatrice would be proud of
Starting early: A dark-haired racegoer knocks back a glass of Champagne as Epsom Racecourse warms up for a day of festivities
Ladies in red: Visitors Ilda di Vico (left), Natasha, and Katie Houghton donned scarlet ensembles for the event at Epsom Downs racecourse
Former Love Islander Chris Hughes was in high spirits and looked smart in a royal blue suit with a maroon tie and white shirt
Wine o’clock: Early guests sit on the steps sipping cool glasses of white (and a pint) as they wait for the races to get underway
Two stylish guests arrive at the track, where strict search measures were in place. One opted for a peach cut out shoulder gown (left) while another sported a white plunging dress with an assymetrical hem
Flower power: An elegant racegoer sports a pretty cream strappy gown with floral embroidered detail and silver shoes
A fashionable racegoer arrives at the course during Ladies Day of the Investec Derby Festival 2019 at Epsom Downs Racecourse
Elaborate headpieces were the order of the day for many female revellers, including this fashionista who opted for a bonnet style head band with orange flowers
Praying for good weather: These female guests were very much dressed for summer, with short hemlines and strappy heels
Butterflies were very much a popular choice, with one guest opting for a particularly striking homage, while another went for a blue and purple flower design to accompany her cut out shoulder gown
A pair of stylish Ladies Day guests stride into the course, with one sporting a coral frock with floral embellishment and a straw hat and the other opting for a bejewelled black and silver number
A glamorous racegoer hangs onto her hat in the morning breeze (left), while couple Michael Roy and Charlotte Greenway pose for a romantic photo during Ladies Day of the 2019 Invested Derby Festival at Epsom Racecourse (right)
A pretty pair have their bags checked as they arrived for a day of racing and festivities at Epsom Derby Festival today
Hats off to them: These fashion forward ladies carried off their vibrant headwear with style and grace as they entered the course
Horsing around: Cheeky reveller Jessica Re Millinery poses with a horse statue before the races kicked off, sporting an elegant fuscia pink shirt and pleated skirt with black stiletto heels
Pastel: Yet another Epsom Ladies Day reveller pays homage to the unofficial pink theme, with this lady donning a stunning lace frock with a Bardot neckline
Fizzing with excitement: One racegoer kicked off the weekend early with some sparkling pink Moet as she planned her betting for the day
Feathered friends: Natasha Samuels and Jade Ludlow pose for a happy shot as they arrive for a day of racing in Epsom
Scarlet woman: A graceful racegoer dons a statement red dress featuring cut out detail on the tummy, which she teamed with a dramatic hat
Sports presenter Clare Balding looks pretty in a vibrant pink knee-length gown with matching shoes and hat and a cream coat
A smiling racegoer sports a stunning baby pink fascinator adorned with roses and a bow design. She wore her brunette locks in a loose up do
A gentlemanly guest helps a female reveller with her shoes as the festival prepares to get underway at Epsom racecourse
Racegoer Rebecca Roberts opted for a one-shoulder pink gown with an elborately floral headpiece, negating the need for jewellery
Here come the girls! April Tucker, Camilla Baines, Jessica Rea Millenary, and Lucy Nicholls pictured as they arrived for Ladies Day
A jolly reveller sports a garish suit adorned with flamingos and palm trees, complete with a matching tie and clashing black formal shoes
One visitor opted for a black and red fascinator adorned with butterflies, while this Ladies Day guest (right) opted for an oversized black fascinator to set off her monochrome outfit, which she accessorised with pearl earrings
Photo duty: A reveller in a pretty floating pink dress with floral embroidery takes a photo for her friends as events get underway
View from the park bench: A pair of visitors eagerly wait for the races to get underway at the Epsom Downs racecourse