I have been lucky to be invited to Ascot a few times- the first time I went I hadn't a clue of what to wear. Also, once you have been there you realize how much you are on your feet. The weather is also extreme; I was either passing out with heat or shivering!
I was lucky enough to meet the founders of Richards Radcliffe and see the collection up close.
The leathers are butter soft and the colours so vibrant- these are two school run mums who know how to design for women with busy lives.
I was worried
Every year there is something I wish I had bought, as when I see it on others I realize how useful it would have been.
Not the case this year- thanks to a tip off from the glorious Hannah I snapped up this Cecile Copenhagen set. All based on one
I look at those pictures of Alexa Chung in her dungarees and think yes, I love that look! But when I have put them on in the past, I really do feel like a painter/decorator or mechanic.
I think the key is if you are not waif like, go for a boyfriend