Politics of the dress code are a minefield
As the jumpsuit makes its royal debut at Ascot, the etiquette of what is worn is a serious business, writes Sophie Donaldson
'The board all felt, based on the evidence that I shared with them, that this was the right decision."
These are not the words of a sombre chairperson commenting on a damning fourth quarter budget. Nor were they spoken by a CEO who has made the difficult but necessary decision to restructure the company's workforce.
No, these comments were made by Juliet Slot, the commercial director of Royal Ascot racecourse, speaking about dress codes.