Ultimate guide to the races

Ultimate guide to the races

The countdown has begun to one of Merseyside’s most spectacular events of the year – The Randox Health Grand National. And now, the question on everyone’s lips is … what should I wear?

Quickly followed with the dilemma of … where can I have my hair done, so those curls don’t drop? What will I do when my feet start to ache? And how can I ensure my make-up stays on all day? We’ve answered all these questions and more here, in our ultimate guide to the races. Enjoy!

What to wear at the races

Girls, if you want to stand out from the crowd or be in with a shot of the top prize for most stylish on Ladies Day, you’re going to want to plan your outfit in advance. Not sure what to wear for the races? We’ve rounded up our top nine dresses for the races that will help you steal the show and turn heads. Oh and keep your eyes peeled because Karen Millen are going to be holding an offer day SOON! Eek!

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Gents, you’re not getting out of this one lightly. Take a look at our favourite suits for the races to make sure you’re looking dapper on the day.

Style tips for the races

Hats for the races are an absolute must for any girl wanting to make a statement. Here are our favourite hats and fascinators for the races to ensure you’ll be getting stares for all the right reasons.

hats and fascinators for the races

Aintree Races is a catwalk but it sure isn’t built like one! Check out our shoe stores to find your perfect pair.

Need some extra tips to help you get your races outfit just right? Here are our styling tips for the Grand National that will leave you feeling like a star.

Beauty and make-up for the races

Every woman going to the races knows you need to book in your hair and make-up appointments ASAP. Book in with one of our beauty gurus here at Liverpool ONE.

Planning to do your hair and make-up at home? We chatted to hair styling experts at Electric London salon, based on Manestys Lane for their top tips on getting that perfect curly blow. Keep an eye on our social channels for that! Why not book your appointment for the perfect curls now?

We also chatted to the MUA team at NARS, John Lewis for their advice on the latest trends to make sure you look hot-to-trot. Look out for their two favourite looks this season on our social channels and book in with a professional MUA!

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Looking for a champagne breakfast on race-day? Ladies, head to Aether this Ladies Day for a real treat as you start your day with a champagne breakfast, before being transported to your day at the races. After the main event, drift back to an island of pleasure and faded glamour at Aether to enjoy canapes and cocktails. Yum! Buy your tickets here.

Or, head to Cosy Club on the 4th of April for a Grand (National) breakfast! Enjoy food and an alcoholic beverage from just £11.50… Book here. 

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