10 P.S. YES, YOU CAN WEAR TROUSERS!

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Jacket, £275, and match­ing trousers, £150, reiss.com De­spite its re­stric­tive rules, As­cot has al­ways been a place where new fash­ions are pa­raded.

in the Fifties, a young princess Margaret in­tro­duced the Dior ‘New Look’, with its tiny waists and full skirts, to the race meet­ing.

And, in 1971, the As­cot com­mit­tee ruled trouser suits would no longer be banned for fe­male race­go­ers. But if you want to wear yours in the Royal en­clo­sure, it has to be a proper suit: ful­l­length and of match­ing ma­te­rial and colour.

it’s a rule we could all learn from: a full-length trouser elon­gates the leg grace­fully, whereas cropped styles cut you off in an un­flat­ter­ing way, par­tic­u­larly with a match­ing jacket.

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