When attending Royal Ascot it is very important to dress accordingly and each enclosure has a different dress code
Royal Enclosure – Extremely strict dress code
Black or Grey morning dress with a waistcoat and tie.
Top hat in black or grey must be worn
Shoes must be black.
Formal day wear – Dress or skirt and top
Dresses and Skirts knee length or longer
Straps must be atleast one inch wide – no Strapless, off the shoulder, halter neck and spaghetti straps.
Trouser suits are welcome. They should be of full length and of matching material and colour.
Hats should be worn. Fascinators are no longer permitted in the Royal Enclosure.
MenSuit with a shirt and tie.
Sports attire, jeans and shorts are not permitted.
Dress as for a formal occasion.
A hat, headpiece or fascinator should be worn at all times
Strapless or sheer strap dresses and tops are not permitted.
Midriffs must be covered.
Trousers must be full length. Shorts are not permitted.
Although no formal dress code applies in the Silver Ring or Heath Enclosure, racegoers are encouraged to wear smart clothes.
So you have your outfit, you have your picnic, what else do you take with you?
Remember to take a camera to capture your day, plasters in case of sore feet and tissues because well public toilets and all that. Also dont forget to take some money so you can have a little flutter on the horses after all there is no point going to the races if you are not going to at least try and win some money.