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THE SOCIAL CALENDAR

The social season never ends. So each month we're bringing you all kinds of looks for the many, many occasions currently filling up your calendar.

JUNE

RHS CHATSWORTH FLOWER SHOW IN DERBYSHIRE

Beautiful blooms in a spectacular location. With a magnificent mix of innovative show gardens by today’s top designers and inspiring plant displays, the RHS Chatsworth Flower Show promises to be a fabulous summer’s day out. Take it all in wearing a comfortable pair of flats.
6th-10th June

ROYAL ASCOT IN BERKSHIRE

Place your bets! Synonymous with tradition, spectacle and style, the Royal Ascot is an irrefutable highlight of the British summer social calendar. Look the part as you enjoy a flutter with our elegant occasion outfits and chic accessories.
19th-23rd June

ROYAL HIGHLAND SHOW IN EDINBURGH

Now in its 178th year, the Royal Highland Show is one of Scotland’s most iconic events. Showcasing all things rural, it’s a unique chance to get up close to the country’s prized livestock, as well as taste what its bountiful larder has to offer. Jeans with added stretch recommended.
21st-24th June

PROMS AT PONTEFRACT CASTLE IN YORKSHIRE

Classical music against the backdrop of ancient castle ruins. Sound like music to your ears? Then head to Pontefract Castle for an evening with the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra, followed by a spectacular fireworks finale. Our Saskia trench will rise to the occasion.
23rd June

MAY

THE ROYAL WEDDING

Still waiting on that invitation? Do the next best thing and celebrate the royal wedding with a glorious garden party. We suggest setting an elegant dress code for your guests (cue our occasionwear collection) and toasting the nuptials with a chic champagne cocktail. Cheers!

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW

Enjoy a floral feast served up by the Chelsea Flower Show. Leading the way in pioneering garden design for over a century, look out for a therapeutic garden and a space inspired by the ingenuity of people in situations of forced migration. Soak it all up in a comfy pair of plimsolls. Until Saturday 26th May.

BANK HOLIDAYS

Make the most of not one, but two long weekends. Stay true to May Day tradition with a spot of Maypole dancing at one of the many festivals taking place across the UK. And when the second bank holiday comes a-knocking, how about a staycation? Our trench has you covered.

NATIONAL GARDEN WEEK

Celebrate all things green during National Gardening Week. A modern masterpiece awaits at Flax Barn in Somerset. But if country gardens are more your thing, head to Stretton Old Hall in Cheshire, where you'll find no end of inspiration. Both call for a comfortable pair of jeans. Until Friday 6th May.

THE BATH FESTIVAL

Calling all music lovers. This May, Bath Festival will be hosting some of the very best music from across the globe. Showcasing a wide range of genres, the city's streets and historical buildings will be brought to life by an array of talented musicians. Dancing shoes recommended. Until Friday 27th May.

APRIL

EASTER WEEKEND IN AMSTERDAM

Spring has sprung and tulips are in bloom; what better time to visit Amsterdam than Easter weekend? Stock up on bulbs at the city's famous Flower Market, discover fascinating museums or simply take a stroll along its plethora of picturesque canals. A stylish pair of flats will keep up with your explorations.

THE GRAND NATIONAL AT AINTREE

Fabulous Friday, the aptly named Ladies Day at the Grand National, provides the perfect opportunity to dress to impress. Make a style statement in a vibrant dress and matching jacket - it is April after all.

13th April

HARROGATE FLOWER SHOW

Celebrate the first blooms of spring at the Harrogate Flower Show. The first major event in the gardening calendar, its beautiful show gardens and extensive plant nurseries are sure to inspire those with green fingers. Comfy plimsolls are a must.

26th-29th April

FEAST OF ST GEORGE

Raise a glass (or cup of tea) to the patron saint of England at the Feast of St George 2018. As well as pearly kings and queens, street entertainers and an abundance of English food stalls, a number of female artists are set to perform in celebration of the centenary of some UK women getting the vote. Keep April showers at bay in our trusted trench coat.

21st April

MARCH

CRUFTS AT THE NEC IN BIRMINGHAM

Calling all dog lovers. Crufts is the biggest celebration of every kind of canine, from the well-groomed to the hard-working. Watch the always popular 'Best in Show' wearing your go-to trench coat.
Until Sunday 18 March

MOTHER'S DAY AFTERNOON TEA IN LONDON

Tea for two? Treat your mum to an afternoon at a stylish establishment in town. Try Rosewood London for an art-inspired menu, or The Ritz is a traditional favorite. Both call for an elegant dress with a touch of stretch for comfort.

THE FESTIVAL™ AT CHELTENHAM RACECOURSE

And they're off! Wednesday is Ladies Day at The Festival™ where you can see the best in Jump racing and dress up in all your finery. Stand out in a bold-hued dress and coordinating jacket (just in case it's chilly outside).
Until Sunday 16 March

ROYAL WOMEN EXHIBITION IN BATH

Take a look at key pieces worn by notable royal women, including Princess Margaret, and discover the fascinating story behind them. Afterwards, take a stroll through the beautiful city of Bath in a comfy pair of plimsolls.
Until Saturday 28 April

FEBRUARY

PANCAKE DAY

Sweet, savoury, folded or rolled. However you feast on pancakes this Shrove Tuesday, comfort is key. In a comfy breton and power-stretch jeans, you'll have room for more than one.

RHS SPRING PLANT FAIR IN LONDON

Snowdrops will cascade down the RHS Lindley Hall and a Winter Garden awaits at Lawrence Hall, celebrating the transition from this season to spring. Both call for a colourful knit.

VALENTINE’S RETREAT IN BERKSHIRE

Let romance blossom at Cliveden House. Set in 376 acres, the luxury hotel is the definition of English elegance. Pack an evening dress to dine in the award-winning restaurant in style.

CHINESE NEW YEAR IN MANCHESTER

Weekend-long festivities to celebrate the Year of the Dog start with a 175 ft dragon parade. Take in this spectacular sight, feast from food stalls and watch the fireworks finale, wearing warm layers.
Until Sunday 18 February

JANUARY

BURNS NIGHT

Join in with the annual celebration of iconic Scottish poet Robert Burns. Lace or velvet is perfect for the darkest of winter evenings.

LUMIERE FESTIVAL

Over 40 artists will reimagine London's iconic architecture and streets in this spectacular nocturnal festival of lights. Beat the freeze with a good coat.
Until 21st January 2018

WOMEN WITH VISION IN BRISTOL

Celebrate women's impact on British art with this fascinating exhibition of female artists past and present at the Royal West of England Academy. Take it all in in a pair of stylish flats.

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