Princess Kate, Princess Beatrice and Georgia Toffolo: The best dressed guests at Royal Ascot 2023 – see photos

Royal Ascot is an event synonymous with elegance, grace, and timeless fashion. Generally it plays host to a bevy of well-dressed guests who epitomise the height of sartorial splendour. 

As the renowned racecourse came alive with the thundering hooves and excited cheers from day one of Ascot 2023, it is the guests’ impeccable attire that truly captured our attention. Race lovers from Georgia Toffolo to Hana seem to be embracing a harmonious blend of tradition and contemporary flair. 

So far attendees have showcased an array of stunning outfits that left onlookers awestruck. Exquisite hats adorned with feathers, flowers, and intricate designs sat atop perfectly coiffed hair, adding an extra dimension of elegance. Floral patterns and delicate lacework were popular choices, evoking a sense of femininity and grace. Accessories such as pearl necklaces, delicate gloves, and clutch purses added the perfect finishing touches to their ensembles. While adhering to the event’s dress code, they managing to express their personal style through subtle details and statement pieces.

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Ascot fashion constantly moves with the times and more and more women are opting to wear suits (a la Louise Roe) and are also being encouraged to experiment with pre-loved clothing. This year Ascot’s official ‘Style Guide’ has been renamed the ‘Royal Ascot Lookbook’ for 2023. It also consists of six different fashion edits: Luxe, Tailoring, Pre-Loved & Rental, Vintage, High Street and Emerging Designer. It’s clear that women’s fashion at the races is entering a new era.

Here we round up some of our favourite outfits from Ascot 2023 so far…

Model Ikram Abdi Omar © David M. Benett
Model Ikram Abdi Omar
Alexandra Bertram attended day four of Royal Ascot wearing a Karen Millen dress, Victoria Grant headpiece, Garrard jewels, Ted Baker shoes and Vinted bag.© Kirstin Sinclair
Alexandra Bertram attended day four of Royal Ascot wearing a Karen Millen dress, Victoria Grant headpiece, Garrard jewels, Ted Baker shoes and Vinted bag.
Actor Sope Dirisu and Dominique Tipper attend the Longines Royal Ascot private suite with Sope wearing formal Nigerian attire the latter opting for a Rachel Trevor Morgan headpiece and
Ted Baker suit © David M. Benett
Actor Sope Dirisu and Dominique Tipper attend the Longines Royal Ascot private suite with Sope wearing formal Nigerian attire the latter opting for a Rachel Trevor Morgan headpiece and
Ted Baker suit
Nicholas Pinnock and Tia Rolph at Royal Ascot private suite in the Royal Enclosure © David M. Benett
Actor Nicholas Pinnock and model Tia Rolph looked dapper in their respective morning coat and suit.
The Princess of Wales wore an Alexander McQueen dress with a vintage Hermes clutch bag© David M. Benett
The Princess of Wales wore an Alexander McQueen dress with a vintage Hermes clutch bag
ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 22: Sabrina Elba attends day three of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 22, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)© Chris Jackson
Sabrina Elba attended day three of Royal Ascot wearing a white tweed dress from Self-Portrait.
ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 21: Georgia Toffolo attends day two of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 21, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)© Karwai Tang
Georgia Toffolo wore a Jenny Packham ensemble with a Edwina Ibbotson Millinery headpiece, Roop bag and Asos heels.
ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 21: Stephanie Waxberg attends day two of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 21, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Kirstin Sinclair/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)© Kirstin Sinclair
Stephanie Waxberg attends day two of Royal Ascot
Sabrina Percy attended day two wearing sheer gloves, a Carolina Herrera bag and headpiece by Rachel Trevor Morgan.© David M. Benett
Sabrina Percy attended day two wearing sheer gloves, a Carolina Herrera bag and headpiece by Rachel Trevor Morgan.
On day two Zenouska Mowatt wore earrings from Kiki McDonough, an Emilia Wickstead dress, Jimmy Choo sandals, an Oscar de la Renta bag and Rachel Trevor Morgan headpiece.© David M. Benett
On day two Zenouska Mowatt wore earrings from Kiki McDonough, an Emilia Wickstead dress, Jimmy Choo sandals, an Oscar de la Renta bag and Rachel Trevor Morgan headpiece.
Shoe designer Camilla Elphick attended day two of Royal Ascot wearing dazzling rings from Chupi, a Suki London dress, Awon Golding headpiece, and shoes from her eponymous label, Camilla Elphick.© David M. Benett
Shoe designer Camilla Elphick attended day two of Royal Ascot wearing dazzling rings from Chupi, a Suki London dress, Awon Golding headpiece, and shoes from her eponymous label, Camilla Elphick.
Actress Ellen Francis Gibbons attended day two in a boater hat by Jess Collett, jewellery from Garrard and dress from Aimee Joyce London.© David M. Benett
Actress Ellen Francis Gibbons attended day two in a boater hat by Jess Collett, jewellery from Garrard and dress from Aimee Joyce London.
Betty Bachz opted for a figure-skimming monochrome ensemble with baby blue platforms © Getty
Moy Atelier founder Betty Bachz opted for a figure-skimming monochrome ensemble with baby blue platforms.
Yoanna Hanbury hopped on the Barbiecore trend in a pink bow tie jumpsuit with a padded headband © Getty
Yoanna Hanbury, wife of British polo player Charlie Hanbury, hopped on the Barbiecore trend in a pink bow tie jumpsuit from Suzannah London with a William Chambers Millinery pillbox hat and pink Emmy London shoes and matching Tyler Ellis clutch bag.
Georgia Nelson © Getty
Georgia Nelson styled a pale pink Zimmermann dress with floral appliqué alongside perspex Amina Muaddi heels and a statement mirrored bag.
Lisa Tan wore an elegant shirt dress with an embellished collar © Getty
Lisa Tan wore an elegant shirt dress with an embellished collar
Isabella Charlotta Poppius opted for a pale pink three-piece suit © Getty
Isabella Charlotta Poppius opted for a pale pink three-piece suit by Laura Green and boater from Jane Taylor London.
Princess Beatrice wearing a ditsy floral puff sleeve dress with a bright pink hat© Getty
Princess Beatrice styled a Beulah ditsy print floral dress with a silk bow headband by Juliette Millinery
ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Hana Cross attends day one of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 20, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)© David M. Benett
Hana Cross attended day one of Royal Ascot 2023 in a white dress and matching veiled hat
ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: Laura-Ann Barr attends day one of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 20, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)© David M. Benett
Influencer Laura-Ann Barr wore a pink Emilia Wickstead dress, with matching Manolo Blahniks, handbag from Apsinal and hat from Millinery by Laura.
Socialite Davina Cadogan attended day one of Royal Ascot wearing a Catherine Walker & Co. dress with jewellery from Kiki McDonough.© David M. Benett
Socialite Davina Cadogan attended day one of Royal Ascot wearing a Catherine Walker & Co. dress with jewellery from Kiki McDonough.
ASCOT, ENGLAND - JUNE 20: (L to R) Nana Acheampong, Scott Wimsett and Louise Roe attend day one of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 20, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)© David M. Benett
Nana Acheampong opted for a neon yellow textured gown style with Aspinal’s Paris bag whereas Louise Roe opted for a chic double-breasted suit.
Rosie Tapner attends day one of Royal Ascot 2023 at Ascot Racecourse on June 20, 2023 in Ascot, England. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images for Royal Ascot)© David M. Benett
Presenter Rosie Tapner donned a Mena Two Tone hat from Jane Taylor paired with a white dress by Suzannah London dress teamed with Emmy London heels and Garrard earrings.
Racegoer Lisa Hallier made the case for the return of gloves at Ascot. © Kirstin Sinclair
Racegoer Lisa Hallier made the case for the return of gloves at Ascot.
Fashion Editor Flora MacDonald Johnston donned a Huishan Zhang dress which she teamed with a hat from Lock & Co. and jewellery from Liv Luttrell.© Kirstin Sinclair
Fashion Editor Flora MacDonald Johnston donned a Huishan Zhang dress which she teamed with a hat from Lock & Co. and jewellery from Liv Luttrell.
Model Eunice Olumide donned a Zimmermann dress which she paired with a striking yellow hat. © Kirstin Sinclair
Model Eunice Olumide donned a Zimmermann dress which she paired with a striking yellow hat.
Georgia Toffolo attended in a pleated orange maxi dress and oversized headpiece. © Kirstin Sinclair
Georgia Toffolo attended in a pleated orange maxi dress and oversized headpiece.
Sara Soulsby and milliner Lisa Tan made the case for bright colours at the races. © Kirstin Sinclair
Sara Soulsby and milliner Lisa Tan made the case for bright colours at the races.

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