Winning style tips for the Grand National

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The opening of Liverpool’s world famous Grand National meeting at Aintree Racecourse is just hours away. The three day festival starts tomorrow with the Grand Opening Day, so time is running out if you haven't completed your outfit. To help you, we've put together a last minute shopping guide for those essential accessories to help racegoers compete in the style stakes, and stand out in those well dressed crowds.

Statement necklace

Statement necklace by Big Metal £15 A must have for this year’s race season is the statement necklace. This one by Big Metal will help you sparkle all day long. Matching earrings are also available at the Museum of Liverpool.

Don’t forget your sunglasses

Sunglasses by Powder £20  Statement necklace by Big Metal £20 You won’t have to lose sight of the horses with our hugely popular Powder range of sunglasses. There is a selection of colours and retro styles available at the Museum of Liverpool and Lady Lever Art Gallery.

The essential clutch

These stunning silk William Morris inspired print clutch bags from the Walker Art Gallery are a perfect addition to any race day outfit. Not just good looking they are roomy too, and can fit all your essentials for a day at the races.

A stylish shirt needs a stylish tie

William Morris print tie by Fox & Chave £26.50 For the guys, complete your look with a William Morris print tie from Fox & Chave, it's available in three colours from the Walker Art Gallery.

Watch the Forecast

William Morris print umbrella £15.00 We are all hoping for sunshine for the three days of the Grand National, but  you will be ready for anything with this practical and stylish umbrella available at the Walker Art Gallery. There is a choice of two colours to help match your outfit. Every purchase supports National Museums Liverpool. Thank you to Hannah, Ash and Fiona for modelling these items.