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The current influence of 1950s fashion, with its knee-length skirts and modest cuts, is perfectly on track for Royal Ascot. Photography and styling by Damian Foxe

She wears Rochas silk-mix coat, £2,729, silk-mix top, £827, and matching skirt, £986. Stephen Jones Millinery crinoline hat, £540. He wears Gieves & Hawkes wool three-piece suit, £1,100, linen waistcoat, £175, cotton shirt, £125, and silk tie, £85. Hetherington Hats silk top hat, from £700
She wears Rochas silk-mix coat, £2,729, silk-mix top, £827, and matching skirt, £986. Stephen Jones Millinery crinoline hat, £540. He wears Gieves & Hawkes wool three-piece suit, £1,100, linen waistcoat, £175, cotton shirt, £125, and silk tie, £85. Hetherington Hats silk top hat, from £700 | Image: Damian Foxe
Dolce & Gabbana silk-brocade dress, £9,600, and leather and enamel wedges, £2,350. Lisa Tan printed-silk beret with marabou pompom, £179. Bentleys antique-brass binoculars, £475
Dolce & Gabbana silk-brocade dress, £9,600, and leather and enamel wedges, £2,350. Lisa Tan printed-silk beret with marabou pompom, £179. Bentleys antique-brass binoculars, £475 | Image: Damian Foxe
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Oscar de la Renta embroidered-organza dress, £3,400. Sarah Cant sinamay hat, £630
Oscar de la Renta embroidered-organza dress, £3,400. Sarah Cant sinamay hat, £630 | Image: Damian Foxe
Moss Bros Hire wool three‑piece suit, £145 for single-event hire. Hardy Amies cotton poplin shirt, £120, and silk tie, £65. Hetherington Hats silk top hat, from £700. Bentleys vintage leather and brass binoculars, £445
Moss Bros Hire wool three‑piece suit, £145 for single-event hire. Hardy Amies cotton poplin shirt, £120, and silk tie, £65. Hetherington Hats silk top hat, from £700. Bentleys vintage leather and brass binoculars, £445 | Image: Damian Foxe
Pearce Fionda satin ruffle jacket, £1,605, and satin-back crepe trousers, £945. Sarah Cant sinamay veil headpiece, £525
Pearce Fionda satin ruffle jacket, £1,605, and satin-back crepe trousers, £945. Sarah Cant sinamay veil headpiece, £525 | Image: Damian Foxe
She wears John Rocha silk- organza dress, price on request, and piped-crinoline hat, £795. He wears Gieves & Hawkes wool morning coat, £600, linen waistcoat, £195, cotton shirt, £125, wool trousers, £200, and silk tie, £90. Hetherington Hats silk top hat, from £700
She wears John Rocha silk- organza dress, price on request, and piped-crinoline hat, £795. He wears Gieves & Hawkes wool morning coat, £600, linen waistcoat, £195, cotton shirt, £125, wool trousers, £200, and silk tie, £90. Hetherington Hats silk top hat, from £700 | Image: Damian Foxe

Favourbrook mohair morning coat, £590, cotton poplin shirt, £100, wool trousers, £200, and silk tie, £65. Hetherington Hats felt top hat, from £350
Favourbrook mohair morning coat, £590, cotton poplin shirt, £100, wool trousers, £200, and silk tie, £65. Hetherington Hats felt top hat, from £350 | Image: Damian Foxe
Dior silk dress, £2,200. Noel Stewart crinoline sunhat, £495
Dior silk dress, £2,200. Noel Stewart crinoline sunhat, £495 | Image: Damian Foxe
Antonio Marras silk coat, about £1,882. Noel Stewart straw and organza hat, £645
Antonio Marras silk coat, about £1,882. Noel Stewart straw and organza hat, £645 | Image: Damian Foxe
She wears Zac Posen silk dress, about £1,600. Sarah Cant straw hat with silk trim, £630. He wears Gieves & Hawkes wool morning coat, £600, linen waistcoat, £195, cotton shirt, £125, wool trousers, £200, and silk tie, £90. Hetherington Hats silk top hat, from £700
She wears Zac Posen silk dress, about £1,600. Sarah Cant straw hat with silk trim, £630. He wears Gieves & Hawkes wool morning coat, £600, linen waistcoat, £195, cotton shirt, £125, wool trousers, £200, and silk tie, £90. Hetherington Hats silk top hat, from £700 | Image: Damian Foxe
Thom Browne latex bolero jacket, and toile and silk-jacquard dress, both price on request. Stephen Jones Millinery rayon sunhat, £225
Thom Browne latex bolero jacket, and toile and silk-jacquard dress, both price on request. Stephen Jones Millinery rayon sunhat, £225 | Image: Damian Foxe
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