In Pictures: Ladies Day at Aintree raises the fashion stakes

Wet weather conditions have hit Aintree racecourse in Liverpool as Ladies Day gets under way - but there was no dampening racegoers' enthusiasm for fashion.

(Peter Byrne/PA)
(Peter Byrne/PA)

There were soggy conditions for early arrivals at the famous racecourse, although forecasters said the weather would be mostly dry.

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(Peter Byrne/PA)

Come rain or shine, always stylish...#LadiesDay#FabulousFridaypic.twitter.com/8pU0tLfxFv

-- Aintree Racecourse (@AintreeRaces) April 13, 2018

(David Davies/PA)
(David Davies/PA)

Ladies Day is one of the most keenly-anticipated on the racing calendar.

(Peter Byrne/PA)
(Peter Byrne/PA)

The going on the Grand National course is heavy, and soft in places, according to Aintree.

(David Davies/PA)
(David Davies/PA)

There is a Ranger Rover on offer at the Outfit Fashion UK Style Award stand.

(David Davies/PA)
(David Davies/PA)

Come rain or shine, it's always a popular event.

(Tim Goode/PA)
(Tim Goode/PA)
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