Thursday 19 October 2017

And they're off! All the weird and wonderful style at Aintree Races

Fashion at Aintree
Fashion at Aintree
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Female racegoers during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
A female racegoer arrives during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Female racegoers arrive during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Racegoer arrive at Aintree Racecourse
A female racegoer during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Racegoer arrive at Aintree Racecourse
Racegoer arrive at Aintree Racecourse
Racegoer arrive at Aintree Racecourse
Female racegoers enjoy a drink during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse
Racegoers arrive for the opening day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse on April 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.
Racegoers arrive at Aintree
Racegoers arrive at Aintree
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

It's that time of year again.

All the fashionable fillies have descended on Aintree Racecourse today for the opening day of the races at Liverpool, which means we will be treated with a plethora of weird and wonderful fashion over the next three days.

Last year, organisers attempted to enforce a "style code" for guests to adhere to, in an attempt to make it more "aspirational". While Royal Ascot and Cheltenham have a strictly enforced dress code, this year there's no rules to follow in Liverpool.

A statement issued by the Jockey Club, which owns the racecourse, said there is no recommended fashion guide.

Racegoer arrive at Aintree Racecourse
Racegoer arrive at Aintree Racecourse

"Smart is preferable and is often adopted'.

"Aintree is a spectacle of colour throughout the year, with many using their trip to the racecourse as an opportunity to showcase their favourite raceday outfits..

Racegoer arrive at Aintree Racecourse
Racegoer arrive at Aintree Racecourse

Hats are optional too, but are frequently worn. Sports clothes and fancy dress are not permitted for The Randox Health Grand National Festival."

Check out all the looks from day one:

Racegoers during the Grand National Festival at Aintree.
Racegoers during the Grand National Festival at Aintree.
Racegoers arrive for the opening day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse on April 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.
A femlate racegoer during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse
Female racegoers during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Female racegoers enjoy the atmosphere during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Racegoers attend the opening day of the Grand National Festival horse race meeting at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, north west England, on April 6, 2017.
Racegoers arrive to attend the opening day of the Grand National Festival horse race meeting at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, north west England
Racegoers cheer on there horses during the Opening Day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse on April 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.
Racegoers during the Grand National Festival at Aintree
Racegoers during the Grand National Festival at Aintree
A female racegoer during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Female racegoers enjoy a drink during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse
Female racegoers react in the crowd during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Female racegoers during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Racegoers study their racecard during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
A female racegoer during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
A female racegoer arrives during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
A view of a racegoers shoes during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Female racegoers during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
A female racegoer arrives during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Female racegoers arrive during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Female racegoers arrive during day one of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse.
Racegoers arrive for the opening day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse on April 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.
Racegoers arrive for the opening day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse on April 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.
Racegoers arrive for the opening day of the Randox Health Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse on April 6, 2017 in Liverpool, England.
Racegoers arrive at Aintree
Racegoers arrive at Aintree
Racegoers arrive at Aintree
Racegoers arrive at Aintree
Racegoers arrive at Aintree

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