Victoria Pendleton In Emilia Wickstead – Royal Ascot Launch

Victoria Pendleton In Emilia Wickstead - Royal Ascot Launch

Victoria Pendleton has pretty much worn Stella McCartney exclusively since the 2012 London Olympics, but she opted for a different designer this afternoon whilst launching the 2013 Royal Ascot campaign, ‘The Colour and the Glory’.

Brightening up a miserable day in London’s Hyde Park, she donned the Sloane Street, ‘Ladies who Lunch’ favourite, Emilia Wickstead.

Her white, long-sleeve, boat neck, flared dress from the designers Spring 2013 collection was styled with a beautiful pink orchid accented Philip Treacy lavender hat.

I love hat and the dress; both are perfect for such an occasion, but those shoes…*sighs*…I don’t think they are as elegant as everything north of her ankles.

The Royal Ascot will take place this year from June 18th – 22nd.

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10 Responses to Victoria Pendleton In Emilia Wickstead – Royal Ascot Launch

  1. Carrie June 21, 2013 at 16:36 #

    She looks beautiful! I adore this hat! In fact, I wore this Philip Treacy hat this week for Royal Ascot. I selected the hat before it was even known to be used in promotional materials. Rather than a white dress as here, I paired it with a Roksanda Ilincic dress and ODLR pumps.

  2. Dhppy January 24, 2013 at 18:50 #

    I actually find the shoes fascinating. I just wish they were as colorful as the hat.

    • Lisa January 25, 2013 at 01:19 #


    • EmmaWoodhouse January 26, 2013 at 18:30 #

      Me too! I love this look and the shoes are cool, they would have been 10 out of 10 if they’d been orchid pink! 🙂
      How divine is the hat?

  3. Nat39 January 24, 2013 at 17:57 #

    The shoes are really an eyesore and don’t go with the classy elegance of the look, wish she’d opted for a simple ladylike sligtly off-white/pinkish shoe.

  4. dee January 24, 2013 at 16:34 #

    Cute from the ankles up.

  5. Christine January 24, 2013 at 15:49 #

    The shoes messed up the look.

  6. Yeliz January 24, 2013 at 15:35 #

    Love it from the ankles up too.

  7. Marybeth January 24, 2013 at 15:26 #

    I agree that the shoes don’t really work with this otherwise lovely look. OTOH, their nude color makes it fairly easy to overlook them — especially if you squint. 😉
    My word, doesn’t her escort look dapper!

    • Jess2 January 26, 2013 at 12:34 #

      +1, he certainly does 🙂

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