25 Best Pieces to Get You Racetrack Ready

These pieces will make sure you’re right on track during one of the biggest events on the region's fashion calendar.

Coach 1941 'Tea Rose Dinky Applique' crossbody bag with hand-placed leather blooms and chain strap

With all the international and regional celebrities, exclusive lounges and terraces, not to mention the lavish hospitality, the Dubai World Cup is certainly a high glamour event. The ‘world's richest horse race,’ as it is known, is taking place in Meydan Racecourse on March 31, and we’re not sure what’s going to get our adrenaline rushing faster. Will it be the world’s best thoroughbred racehorses galloping to the finish line or all that stellar, glamorous fashion?

If you’re lucky enough to watch all the action on site, the dress code is basically dress to impress, so we’re gladly sharing some outfit inspiration. Whether you want to raise the glamour factor with a sophisticated dress or some eye-catching jewellery and accessories, these pieces will have you gracing the tracks in tremendous style. Plus, it’s not every day you get to wear some standout, almost costume-like fascinators and hair accessories, so we made sure to add some in too. And from the cheery colours to the floral motifs, all our picks are sure to have you walking with a spring in your step around the racetrack.

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Anabela Chan 'Posy Canary' 18K gold earrings with hand painted enamel, lab-grown gemstones and carved mother-of-pearl flower at ModaOperandi.com
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ba&sh electric green V-neck 'Camil' dress with metallic effect and bouffant sleeves
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Balenciaga yellow knife draped leather pumps with elongated toe at The List
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BCBGMAXAZRIA light wisteria coloured sleeveless floor-length 'Reesie' dress in silky georgette with a crisscross overlay and tulip-back cutout
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Christian Louboutin open-toe 'Jersey Vamp' shoe with silk scarf feature and Loubitag hand-drawn scribbles
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Claudie Pierlot sleeveless white knitted 'Murmure' dress with tiers of ruffled trims
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Etro flat jewel-toned sandal with crystal embellishment in satin and metallic leather
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Ginger multi-coloured bow hairband with floral motif at Namshi
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Guess Jennifer Lopez for Marciano white and red long floral print dress
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Karl Lagerfeld multi-coloured 'Karl Ikonik' minaudiére with mettalic silver glitter
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Maje sleeveless pink basket weave embroidered 'Reda' dress
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Mango dark 'Gabriel' headband with velvet and flower detail at Namshi
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Marks & Spencer Collection 'Flower Veil Bow' fascinator in Cream Mix
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Marks & Spencer Collection bright coral 'Net Swirl Bow' fascinator
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Marks & Spencer Collection navy 'Diamanté Flower' fascinator
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MCM 'Berlin Floral Crystal' crossbody bag in Exotic Yellow with Swarovski crystals in floral motif and detachable shoulder strap
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Mulberry 'Lynton Mini Bucket' bag in lamb Nappa with jewels and chain shoulder strap
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Oscar de la Renta crystal cluster statement necklace with brass, pewter and Swarovski crystals at Bloomingdale's
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Philipp Plein pink flat 'Dubai' sabot in Nappa leather enriched by stud decoration
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René Caovilla 'Rosa' ankle strap sandal in coral-tone Nappa leather with lace flower with appliques, rhinestones and chunky heel
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Roberto Cavalli rigid polished metal light gold coloured 'Rasna' bracelet
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Salvatore Ferragamo red long enamelled earrings with floral motif
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Versace 'V-Flare' light and dark blue watch with wrap-around leather strap, logo metal lettering and circular case in IP steel
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Weekend Max Mara 'Pasticcino' clutch from the 'Aegean Sun by Micol Sabbadini' collection with peonies and mosaic patterns

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