5 NECKLINES IN CHECK
Dress, £279, whistles.com; Flats, £139, pretty ballerinas.co.uk; Hair clip, £20, Issa at houseoffraser.co.uk IT SEEMS no sooner does a revealing new fashion trend pop up than the Ascot committee squashes it.
For example, in the new ‘casual’ Windsor Enclosure, you’d get away with this statement bardot neckline (right) or the Duchess of Sussex’s shoulder-baring frock worn recently at Trooping The Colour.
But, this year, the event’s official guide has had a ‘neckline review’ — and it explicitly bans bardot styles from the Royal, Queen Anne and Village enclosures.
If in doubt, it’s best to play it safe.
The secret to looking good at a formal event is that it’s all about blending in.
Tatler’s Sophie Goodwin says: ‘Attention-grabbing get-up is always a disaster.’