After Caulfield Cup comes Derby Day. Derby Day is almost quite literally opposite to the colourful outfits of the Caulfield Cup dress code. The Derby Day dress code calls for a strictly monochrome look – a black dress or white dress or a black and white contrasting look. Think your very favourite little black dresses and your most whimsical little white dresses. Like any race day it is always important to continue to look a little extra – even if it is in a simple black and white look.
The black and white dress code of Derby Day is quite a chic look and the day itself is coined as one of the most glamourous of the spring race days. A good way to glitz up your black and white look is to add a little extra colour in your makeup – think a blush check or a bold red lip, and to add a metallic gold or silver earring to your look. The contrast will make you look absolutely phenomenal.
Speaking of contrast, it is always a good idea to inject elements of both black and white into your Derby Day look. You may be wearing a black dress and a stark white fascinator or a white dress with bold black wedges. Either way the contrast will make you stand out from the crowd. But if you do opt for a completely block colour look, you will also look effortlessly sophisticated.
The Little Black Dress
The little black dress is the perfect choice for Derby Day. Black cocktail dresses are versatile yet so very chic for a race day look. To go full Derby Day pair your black cocktail dress with a bright white fascinator and some pearly white earrings. If you would prefer a slimming and put together block colour look opt for some black earrings and black race day appropriate heels. The little black dress is one of the most fashionable and classic choices for the Derby Day dress code.
The Little White Dress
The little white dress is a wardrobe must have and will have you turning heads if you decide to wear predominantly white over black for your Derby Day fit. White will always allow you to shine bright and you can pair a little white dress or a white cocktail dress with bit of colour in your makeup and some metallic accessories to have you shining even brighter.
Both Black and White
If you would prefer to mix and match a bit of black and white colours then go for a black and white look this Derby Day. You could wear a black cocktail dress with vivid white accessories, a white cocktail dress with black accessories or a black and white top and bottom look. Either way you will look stunning and oh so glamorous for the most glamourous race day of the season.
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