Royal Ascot Dress Code

The dress code for Royal Ascot is dependent on which enclosure you will be in. The flavour is overwhelmingly formal and for the Royal Enclosure specifically, quite prescriptive. At Moss Hire we have many years of experience in dressing gentlemen for Royal Ascot - a fabulous event that is steeped in tradition, the centrepiece of British racing and its social calendar.

Cast your eye across the large crowds at Royal Ascot and you will see many gentlemen dressed in Moss Hire morning dress. We are experts at dressing you for the occasion and you will not find yourself in better hands. Hiring morning dress is a cost effective and flexible option for this event.

The specific dress code rules are as follows:

Royal Enclosure

Morning Dress required.

It is a requirement to wear either black or grey morning dress including a waistcoat and tie, with a top hat and black shoes.

A waistcoat and tie must be worn. Cravats are not accepted.

All gentlemen in the Royal Enclosure should wear a top hat. The customisation of top hats (with, for example, coloured ribbons or bands) is not permitted in the Royal enclosure.

Black shoes are compulsory.

If you are ordering a top hat online, you will need to be able to collect and return your suit to store.

Grandstand, Silver Ring, Heath Enclosure

Gentlemen in the Grandstand are required to wear a suit with a shirt and tie. Grandstand admission race-goers are also welcome to follow the Royal Enclosure dress code.

In the Silver Ring and Heath Enclosure race-goers are encouraged to wear smart clothes, please note that replica sports shirts are not permitted.

We strongly recommend you follow the above advice, Moss Bros. cannot be held responsible for items ordered that are forbidden by the dress code enforced by Royal Ascot.

Due to exceptional demand during Royal Ascot week, there are certain rules around hire dates and prices.

The last online order date for Royal Ascot 2017 is 16 JUNE by 2pm. Your order will need to have been confirmed and processed by this point, so we strongly recommend you order well in advance of this deadline. If you miss this online order deadline you will need to visit your local store or speak to our Customer Service team.