Gentleman’s Day of the Moet & Chandon July Festival
Gentleman’s Day of the Moet & Chandon July Festival at The Adnams July Course in Newmarket
The Gentleman’s Day is an opportunity for the guys to take center stage at the races, whether you’re with family or friends it’s the perfect summer days out at the racecourse. Wear your best attire to be in a chance to be crowned the Best Dressed Gentleman or just enjoy the day’s activities. As well as the racing there is plenty of entertainment on offer, classic cars will be on display, a selection of high quality classic British Marques will be on display in the Granstand enclosure and live music and activities throughout the day.
The racing consists amazing racing action in the Group 2 Duchess of Cambridge Stakes and the Group 1 Falmouth Stakes. The Duchess of Cambridge Stakes is a 6-furlong race for two-year-olds fillies and has produced several QIPCO 1,000 Guineas winners the following season so it’s definitely one for the purists.
There’s also Après Racing with Girls Aloud’s Sarah Harding. The official Apres Racing after party is a perfect way to unwind after a great days racing and even better its free to attend.
Interested in going to there races this Friday?
Here are some top suggestions to dress the part on the big day.
Hats – Fedora
A fedora is the perfect hat attire for the races, it offers the best of both style and elegance and works well with a classic 3 piece or a linen suit.
Suits or Blazers
Linen blazers work really well for the summer months whilst still showing sartorial style. This example from New & Lingwood offers a distinctive enough personality and perfect for summer dressing.
A light fabric or a chino would work great for this occasion. Go for something like these Richard James Hopsacks with wide pleats.
Go for a classic loafer or if you feel comfortable in the trend a lux trainer. These Grenson brogue sneakers give you the best of both worlds.
A dress watch can elevate your look and get you to the races on time. Christopher Ward offers great Automatic watches with great detailing and elegance.
Prizes for the Best Dressed Gentleman are especially great this year. Can you win any of the following?
- A VIP tour of the Chantilly training centre, and/or two tickets for racing at Deauville, plus a double room for one night at a Barrière group hotel and dinner for two from Arqana
- A made-to-measure suit worth £1,000 from Trotter and Deane
- Two tickets to a Champions League fixture of the winner’s choice, in the UK or overseas, worth £900 courtesy of Flag in the Sand
- Sterling Silver Cufflinks and Sterling Silver with 18ct Rose Gold Plated slider worth over £100 from Hiho Silver
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