Race season is officially upon us and with the highly anticipated annual Ascot Races fast approaching in mid-June, it's time to begin planning those all important race day outfits. Midi dresses are a key trend for SS13, and what better way to embrace the midi than at an event where, let's face it, it's ALL about the dresses! Here's Team LBD's guide to instant race day dress readiness. Matchy Matchy, Classy, SS13 Style, and Day-to-Night, which race day look will take your fancy? Read on and find out... MATCHY MATCHY  
Get the look: Kate Fearnley Georgie Dress, £178Kate Fearnley Red and Pink Fascinator, £45Joy Everley Royal Garden Party Charm Bracelet, £395Moda in Pelle Daphine Shoe in Fuchsia, £59.95Moda in Pelle Aftershock Avra Clutch Bag, £71. If matching your accessories to your dress is your forte, take inspiration from this summer race day look by playfully matching red and pink with silver accessories. Race day outfits don't get more summery than this, so dress up your midi dress and embrace the sunniest of seasons!

CLASSY

 
Get the look: Kate Fearnley Georgie Dress, £178; Bourne Sam Shoe in Nude, £157; Bourne Jade Bag in Patent Grey Snakeskin, £127; Joy Everley Bow Pearl Bracelet, £120; Joy Everley Pearl Ear Studs, £49; Johnny Loves Rosie Satin Rose Corsage in Nude, £15. For those who favor classy chic, exude Hollywood glamour in this sophisticated race day ready style. Match pristine pearls with a nude bag and platforms for an A-list look worthy of the red carpet. Throw in a satin rose corsage and you're good to go! SS13 STYLE
Get the look: Kate Fearnley Georgie Dress, £178; Bourne Karmel Shoe in Black Suede, £149; Aftershock Paolina Embellished Clutch Bag, £76; Rachel Black Millinery Floating Feather Headpiece, £47; Clare Hynes Bao Bracelet, £75. Do you love nothing more than updating your wardrobe with the hottest catwalk trends? If so, this SS13 race day look ticks all the latest trend boxes, from high-shine metallics to monochrome. Stand out in the stands whilst representing the runway! DAY-TO-NIGHT
  Get the Day-to-Night look: Kate Fearnley Georgie Dress, £178; Moda in Pelle Keleese Shoe in Gold Mocc Snake, £59.95; Bernshaw Peggy Jacket, £99; Clare Hynes Yuehai Necklace, £140; Fiorelli Tanzanite Swarovski Adjustable Crystal Ring, £24.95. Looking for a quick-fix outfit fit for both day and night? Look no further than this stylish selection of products from LBD. Crossing the boundaries of day and evening wear, you'll combine the best of both worlds in this opulent midi dress-centred outfit. Shop all race day dresses here. Or flatter your figure with our collection of marvellous midi dresses here.