Friday, 25 March 2016

What I Would Wear to the Grand National

Recently I was challenged by Ladbrokes to come up with my perfect outfit for ladies day at the Grand National. The actual challenge was supposed to be no expense spared ie if you could choose anything you wanted, however I actually found the perfect playsuit in a bag of clothes my friend was planning to take to a charity shop (typical me, get given the chance to browse outfits that dreams are made of and I go for something that was free!)


My style is a bit more laid back than the typical ladies day attire, but I think I've managed to put together an outfit that's me, yet wouldn't look out of place at the Grand National. I'll let you decide that though! Because I found the playsuit I decided to put together an outfit from things I already own, so this is what I would actually wear to the Grand National. I teamed the playsuit with a pair of wedges from New Look, a small shoulder bag that matches the wedges perfectly (a feat I never usually achieve!) and because it's not quite warm enough to go without a coat yet I popped my grey George coat over the top.






Because hats and fascinators aren't really my thing, I attempted to make my hair look pretty with plaits and flowers instead. It did look pretty before I left the house, but man it was windy!


Ladbrokes are running a competition where you can put your perfect ladies day outfit together for the chance to win a day at the Grand National! There are more details here. Good luck if you enter, although if you don't I would much appreciate a cheeky vote if you're a fan of my outfit.
Playsuit - Byer California
Shoes - New Look
Bag - New Look
Coat - George
What do you think of this slightly different take on ladies day? Have you ever been to ladies day? What would you wear?
Amy x
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  1. Your dress is so pretty ! Nice place ^^

    Sarah xx

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    1. Thank you! Yeah the location is so pretty! xx

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  2. Such a perfect outfit! I love your bag and dress xx

    Gemma ♥ Miss Makeup Magpie

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    1. Thank you! The bag is from New Look and the dress is actually a playsuit although it's deceiving! xx

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  3. What a pretty playsuit (I thought it was a dress too at first)! You look ethereal!

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    1. Ahhhh thank you that's such a nice compliment! Xx

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  4. You look gorgeous! But my favourite would have to be the bag! It pairs so well with the outfit!

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    1. Thank you :) the bag is lovely isn't it and just the right size to fit in everything you need! Xx

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  5. Gorgeous dress - love your shoes aswell! Xx

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    1. Thank you! It's actually a playsuit but looks so much like a dress! Xx

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  6. You look gorgeous! I love a playsuit, and this is such a perfect one for spring!

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    Em xx

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    1. Ah thank you! I love it it'll be so nice when the weather gets a bit warmer! Xx

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