9 of the best Ascot dresses for a day at the races

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by Caitlin Casey |

With the warmer weather jumping into action, we're looking ahead to the 2022 racing season - and especially at how we can be looking hot-to-trot.

From the Grand National in April to the big boy Ascot hitting in June, these horse racing events are just starting to rack up. If you haven't already got your tickets, you'd better get your hands on some, as well as a flashy dress to put on with it.

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According to eBay trends, searches for 'Ascot dresses' have ramped up by 316 per cent - and we really don't want to miss out. With everyone tapping their fingers away to find the best dress (and be the best dressed) we've been on the hunt to find the ultimate Ascot dresses that you should be wearing this season.

Hats and headpieces at the ready...

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Best Ascot dresses for the races 2022

Style Cheat Metallic Belted Pleat Midi Dress in Rose Gold
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You can be glittery in the sun in this Style Cheat midaxi dress. With pleats and a high-neck, you'll look the perfect part.

Jac Jossa Blush Pleated Wrap Midi Dress
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CREDIT: In The Style

You'll feel pretty in pink at the races this summer in this blush pleated dress from Jac Jossa's In The Style collection.

River Island  Cream Floral Asymmetric Midi Dress
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Cover up in a light floral dress like this one from River Island for total sophisticated vibes.

ASOS DESIGN ASOS DESIGN Bare Shoulder Prom Midi Dress in Forest Greenbare shoulder prom midi dress in forest green
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If you want to take it a bit darker this Ascot season, why not invest in an emerald green number? With an asymmetric shoulder, it's a lil' different.

Only Puff Sleeve Wrap Midi Dress in Blue Spot
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Love a puff sleeve? Us too. This light and flowy wrap midi dress from ASOS is comfortable and chic.

Twisted Wunder Plus Puff Sleeve Maxi Dress in Spot Floral
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This stunning floral dress is perfect for summer (and for the races). Pair with gold heels for a statement look.

ASOS DESIGN Lace Pencil Midi Dress With Lace Trim In Rose
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Lace is always in and makes you look modest but cute. This high-neck rose midi dress will keep you comfy whilst you watch the races go by.

Boohoo Petite Drape Detail Bardot Midi Dress
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CREDIT: Boohoo

Sage green is so in rn. Let the drapes flow with this Boohoo drape satin dress, fresh and breezy perfect for a day of racing.

Baby Blue Stretch Crepe Flutter Sleeve Skater Dress
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CREDIT: I Saw It First

If you don't feel like midi or maxi dresses suit you, you can also grab a mini dress for the races. We love this flutter-sleeve baby blue option from I Saw It First - and it's a total barg.

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