Ascot’s new dress code

By Harriet Hawksworth 26 April 2012

Keen racegoers, take note: Royal Ascot's famous dress code has tightened. This summer, hem lengths are monitored, strapless dresses are banned and certain size headwear is forbidden.

Luckily we've put together a host of tips to help you find your perfect (and perfectly appropriate) outfit for this year's fixture. From dress suggestions to master milliner Philip Treacy's advice on finding the perfect hat and beauty expert Sylvie Chantecaille's guide to making your make-up stand out under statement headwear, The Review has Ascot royally covered.

Plus, discover how to make an entrance this summer with fashion tips from Paul Smith, Tinie Tempah, Dree Hemingway and more, only in the Occasions Issue of The Review.

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