Today marks the start of the Cheltenham Festival, one of the largest events in the National Hunt calendar. The event sees 62,000 people flock to the racecourse every day, 30 extra Ryanair flights, 45,000 afternoon teas served and £4,305,000 in prize money.
At such a prestigious event, that brings our beautiful regency town to life, it is always desirable to look one's best but also to comfortable, as a whole day of cheering on the horses takes its toll. We've put together an outfit that is smart, practical and comfortable.
TopThis delightful Textured Cotton Jumper is knitted in England, using locally spun cotton yarn to create a textured weave-effect design in a clever circular knit. In a gorgeous shade of caramel, this soft, pure cotton top will keep you warm and looking chic.
Woven in a British heritage mill, this striking Dogtooth Pleat Skirt boasts a full lining, side back waistband elastication and a side zip fastening. In a pure wool fabric, this knife pleat checked skirt is a traditional yet practical style to wear as it is warm, flattering and smart.
This stylish yet incredibly useful Leather Handbag has three zipped compartments, two stud fastened compartments, an adjustable shoulder strap and plenty of internal pockets, which are perfect for keeping your betting slips safe (and winnings!).
To complete your outfit, this attractive Italian Bead Necklace is a must. Handmade in Italy and featuring Venetian glass, resin and silver-coloured beads with an adjustable clasp, this necklace lends understated glamour to your ensemble.
If a traditional look is not for you then this exquisite piece certainly will be:
For a contemporary take on a tweed jacket, this Tweed Blouson Jacket is delightfully on-trend. Made in Britain using a luxurious Italian cotton-blend bouclé tweed, the jacket features a full lining, side seam pockets, contrast rib trims and tonal button fastenings. Boasting relaxed styling in a cotton and wool blend, this jacket is a chic, showstopping layer.
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