What to Wear to The Polo

Not sure how to dress your best when heading to the polo? Take your cues from these celebrities at polo events overseas


A colourful retro style print will help you stand out, like Mindy Kaling in an off-the-shoulder dress by Shoshanna Sam. Picture / Getty

Alexa Chung nails polo chic with a floral dress and a straw handbag. Picture / Getty

A cotton sundress is the classic polo outfit, whether it's plain or printed like Sienna Miller's by Dolce and Gabbana. Picture / Getty. SHOP: Polo perfect cotton day dresses

Actress Chloe Sevigny wore this scalloped short suit by Chloe to the Manhattan Polo Classic in 2009, and it still holds up as one of the most stylish polo outfits ever. Note the matching tonal shoes, and perfectly placed straw hat. Picture / Getty. Dress up and enter the Viva Fashion on the Field competition at the Land Rover NZ Polo Open on February 19 - find out more here

Blogger Leandra Medine chose wears an embroidered linen dress by Ukrainian designer Vita Kin. Picture / Getty. SHOP: Vita Kin dresses

Florals are a popular polo day print, but paisley offers an unexpected bohemian take on polo dressing. Olivia Palermo wears hers belted with metallic ballet flats.

Wedges, like Daisy Lowe's by Charlotte Olympia, are perfect for the polo tradition of stomping divots. Picture / Getty. SHOP: Wedges for the polo

If dresses aren't your thing, take inspiration from model Edie Campbell's light blazer, trousers and Adidas sneakers at the Audi Polo Challenge in Ascot.

Expect lace to be this year's biggest trend at summer events. Actress Naomie Harris nails the look in a navy dress by Self-Portrait. Picture / Getty. SHOP: Lace dresses by Self-Portrait

Floral print dresses with interesting details will offer a point of difference, like Zoe Saldana's maxi dress by Chloe with its high-neck and cut-out. Picture / Getty

Statement shoes with a block heel will help when stomping divots at half-time. Poppy Delevingne's are glitter encrusted heels by Miu Miu. Picture / Getty

Samuel L. Jackson offers some polo style inspiration for men, with his white pants, coral double-breasted blazer worn with sneakers. Picture / Getty

Tinie Tempah proves that men don't have to wear a blazer to look smart at the polo, with this black and white look. Picture / Getty

Model Shanina Shaik takes the 'cold shoulder' trend for a spin - expect to see plenty more of this at Auckland's upcoming polo events. Picture / Getty

Actress Diane Kruger knows that sun smart is sexy, with a hat the most sensible and stylish accessory for polo day. Picture / Getty

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