Black & White For Derby Day

There is nothing more stylish than a complete black and white look. That’s why we love Derby Day, it’s the perfect start to the race season and it can always be that little bit easier when you know that you just need a black and white ensemble. Derby Day is strictly black and white only and each year the trackside is dotted with chic monochromatic style. You may think that a black and white dress code can be limiting but it is the best way to play with forms, texture and definition.

So, this Derby Day have fun with playful black and white styles that will obviously fit the brief but will also be defining to your personality. Elements such as feathers and organza will add depth to your race day look and make you excited to be trackside sipping champagne.


All Black Ensemble

Go monochromatic in a look that is all black - a dress or even a jumpsuit. Think, black heels, a black purse and black accessories – black earrings and an elevated black headpiece. All black is oh so chic and very easy to style. If you want to break it up a bit, you could add some metallic pieces to your look instead. Try pairing silver or gold earrings with your cocktail dress and a matching headband to complete your race day look.


Light In White

Instead of going to the dark side with your look, you can wear all white – the perfect choice for a hot day trackside. Have some fun with a feathered white cocktail dress or a strapless white dress with a chic frill. Pair your dress with crystal shoes and a pearl headpiece for the perfect look.


Black & White Pairings

To ultimate Derby Day dress combo is one that includes both black and white elements – two colours which contrast perfectly together and will leave you looking strikingly beautiful as you sip champagne trackside. The great thing about styling a black and white outfit is you can’t go wrong. Opt for a dress that is both black and white and then you can shoes any kind of black or white shoes and bags to pair with it.


You will always look your best in Montique! For more fashion tips or information on our dresses and products, contact us at to be in touch with our customer service team, or shop our new arrivals now!

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