Stars from Louise Redknapp to Joan Collins and Simon Cowell to Declan Donnelly stepped out in style for sunny Royal Ascot 2010; making it a hotspot for a-list inspiration for your wedding dress, bridesmaids and beyond…
Amanda Holden wears her heart on her, erm, head at Royal Ascot. Her modestly cut bright blue dress with slim belt detailing would make a modern take on a summer bridesmaid’s look…
Bear Grylls and wife Shara
Man’s man Bear Grylls embraces his feminine side in a bright pink top-hat, while wife Shara Grylls goes for sophisticated navy.
Bruno Tonioli and Jackie St Clair
Bruno Tonioli goes for understated navy, while Jackie St. Clair’s bright red shoes and unmissable floral number add pops of fun colour. When it comes to trying this look on your big day, only fashion-forward wedding guests need apply…
Mrs. Gary Lineker, Danielle Bux, is a walking masterclass in simple, sophisticated bridal chic in this figure-hugging cream dress.
Declan Donnelly and Georgie Thompson
Declan Donnelly demos formal groom style in pinstripe trousers, grey waistcoat and light blue, slimline tie, while Georgie Thompson goes for a simple black number with chic sheer over-layer.
Model and fashion designer Jasmine Guinness rocks maternity style in a floaty patterned dress and ultra-feminine, high-glamour headdress by Stephen Jones. The headdress was inspired by Coworth Park, the Dorchester Collection’s new country house hotel based in Ascot.
Faye Tozer is a far cry from her pop-band days as she steps out in a stunning pink and black number. What would we rate that funky floral neckline? “Five, six, seven eight…”, maybe even a ten…
Holly Valance and Nick Candy
Holly Valance tames her safari-trend animal print dress with a chic cropped jacket and understated headdress. Meanwhile boyfriend Nick Candy updates his formal dress coat with some sharp sunnies.
Couture designer Isabell Kristensen blends soft nudes and pretty pastels with a striking mother-of-the-bride hat option, floaty, girlie bridal gown possibility and cute baby pink clutch.
Supermodel Lisa Butcher keeps up appearances in this high-fashion, full-length, bold graphic-print gown.
Lisa Scott-Lee nails so-on-trend bridesmaid glamour in this stunning scarlet dress and subtly glittering accessories.
Joan Collins works a statement jacket in pastel blue and a classic mother-of-the-bride style hat.
Suzi Perry Wears White
TV presenter Suzi Perry in a standout snowflake hat, elegant lace-patterned dress and leg-lengthening nude heels…
Suzi Perry in Blue
…And a style hit again in a classy, jewel-blue dress, quirky high-fashion hat and dainty flats.
We can’t help going (Lady) Gaga for Olivia Inge‘s popstrel-esque futuristic headgear. We love the bridal possibilites of her understated dress-and-short-gloves combo, too…
Simon Cowell adds some smooth style to his formal get-up with a pair of metallic shades.
Sophia Hyatt dons an architectural hat and structured dress to make her mark in lilac.
Anyone else getting flashes of SATC2 Carrie Bradshaw from BBC presenter Kate Silverton‘s chic monochrome hat?
Louise Redknapp and Jamie Redknapp
It’s full-on formal for one-time footballer Jamie Redknapp in top-hat and tails, while wife Louise Redknapp goes floral in her pretty hat and tulip-skirt dress.
Emma Yeo (modelled by Hannah Hodges)
This quirky Japanese Spruce wood Swift hat won Emma Yeo this year’s Queen’s Hat Award. The flight of millinery fancy is from her collection, Predator and Prey, which is crafted to capture the spirit of three birds: the swift, the swan and the raven.
More of Yeo’s designs will be at the New Designers exhibition at the Business Design Centre, Islington from 1st to 4th July.
Inspired? Why not search out similar looks for you, your bridesmaids
or even your groom…