What Men Wear to Cheltenham Races - The Gentlemen's Guide Woven Durham

What Men Wear to Cheltenham Races - The Gentlemen's Guide

Cheltenham and its renowned Gold Cup are a premier sporting highlight of the year for anyone into their horse racing, or those looking for a day out with some class.

Known for its exquisite dress code 'The Festival' is a little more relaxed than Royal Ascot but isn't to be underestimated when it comes to the dapper dressing and smart tailoring from racegoers, with country chic optimising Cheltenham dress for Men. Classic Tweeds are a go-to tailoring choice and flat caps are aplenty as a celebration of historic and classical British heritage is celebrated. 

The fresh March weather is a consideration for those attending the racecourse over the four-day festival, with many opting for an overcoat, constructed from a warm and waterproof British tweed, to ensure they stay warm and dry in the unpredictable and forever changing British weather. 

 

What's the dress code at Cheltenham Races?

Cheltenham does have an official dress code however, there is a particularly high standard set by those who attend. A suit and overcoat are the usual options for men, with silk accessories to make a statement. We've styled three looks that are perfect for Cheltenham and are all available to buy here.

 

The Shelby Special

The hit tv show 'Peaky Blinders' has influenced a lot of Cheltenham outfits over the past few years. and with the recent return of the final season, we predict it will still be a sought after look on race day with classic tweed layers and accessories.

This look includes: 

Remus Slim Fit Shirt - White / Torre Donegal Tweed Suit Jacket - Light Blue / Torre Donegal Tweed Suit Waistcoat - Light Blue / Torre Donegal Tweed Suit Trousers - Light Blue / Antique Rogue Overcoat - Navy Check / Paisley Bow Tie - Navy / Pocket Watch - Silver / Loake Boots - Brown.

 

The Dapper Dealer

A classic check with a modern twist. This grey and navy ensemble   

 

This look includes: 

 

The Country Gent

With a heavy influence from British brands and traditional tweed ensembles, the classic country gentleman style is one that will always be popular at The Festival. Add an off duty element to your look with a pair of smart chinos and swap out your tie for a silk scarf, tying it to create a cravat for a sleek touch.  

 

This look includes: 

 Fratelli Tweed Suit Jacket - Brown / Fratelli Tweed Suit Waistcoat - Brown / Stretch Cotton Shirt - Blue / Paisley Silk Scarf - Navy / Remus Smart Chino - Navy / Fearnley Brogue - Brown / Pocket Watch - Gold

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