As always when it comes to this topic, I fall on the side of the conservative. So let’s compare, for a change, how the men looked at Cheltenham this year.
First up is former England rugby captain Mike Tindall, with his wife, former GB Olympian Zara Phillips (a.k.a. Princess Anne’s daughter).
At first, I looked askance at his shoes; but then I realized that the oxblood on the shoes matched his tie. Bravo. (And Zara always looks elegant — quite royal, in fact.)
We’ve already seen Richard Hammond and wife Mindy, this time accompanied by his daughters:
Excellent. For a Brummie (Birmingham yob), Hamster has good taste in clothes, and all the girls look lovely.
Actors Digby Edgley and Liv Bentley:
Things are starting to slip away, here. When a man has super-skinny legs, he needs to wear fuller-cut trousers. Young Digby’s trousers and boots make him look like the Third Urchin From The Left in the musical Oliver! But he’s positively Beau Brummel compared to this idiot:
We’ve gone from Test matches (in pic 1) to test patterns… I think I’d better stop here.