The perfect polo wardrobe

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Sunday, 12 February 2017, 1:52PM

One of New Zealand's most fashionable events, the Landrover NZ Polo Open 2017 is just around the corner.

Viva magazine's Fashion in the Field has an incredible array of prizes including Best Dressed Woman, Best Dressed Man and Best Shoe.

When it comes to polo fashion think cool and breezy dresses. Mix white with soft, pastel pieces, while romantic florals give true feminine appeal.



Dione Ties dress in pink $599 Lurex gold socks $49 Both from Kate Sylvester If you're heading for the Veuve Clicquot Rose Garden Marquee, this is the perfect choice. Its hue will match the divine blooms on display. Team with a wide-brimmed floppy hat.

Pool shirt $349 Lucy culottes $299 Both from Ingrid Starnes Culottes are a great way to beat the heat while still remaining chic. Swap the heels for a terrain-friendlier pair of wedges and get ready for the traditional "stomping of the divots".

Camilla & Marc Evie draped dress $716 Makeup at the polo is all about a fresh, luminous complexion. Create gorgeous radiance by using an illuminator under or on top of your foundation

First Glimpse top $129 Ebony skirt $159 Both from Blak An off-the-shoulder piece works well in highlighting a beautiful decolletage. Buff skin with an exfoliator then add a bronzing product for a sun-kissed glow.

Rosa playsuit $199 Bambi heel $299 Both from Ruby Prepare for a hot day and choose a fun, breezy playsuit. High-waisted shorts elongate the legs making it a great choice for petite ladies.

Madeline in ivory $550 Double pearl earrings $45 Both from Natalie Chan Fresh white is great in summer. Add polo-worthy accessories. A woven clutch bag, tan leather belt, equestrian-chic style loafers and a straw boater all help create a bold statement.

Ammie dress by Adrianna Papell $549 From Glamour Boutique Lead the field in the style stakes with this 50s-style floral dress. This design looks particularly incredible on those with hourglass figures.


Polo essentials for him


Ray-Ban Clubmaster Tortoise/Arista Crystal Green $240 from Superette Drake's Navy Spot Pochette $139 from Crane Brothers Country Road Burley driving moccasin in tan $179 Tom Ford for Men 100ml Eau De Toilette $190 Shiseido Men Hydrating Lotion 150ml $51

Omodeo jacket $1295 Lugano shirt $295 Larvotto trousers in bone $395 All from Crane Brothers


Polo essentials for her


Sass and Bide Faded Bloom sunglasses $269 Kathryn Wilson Lauren loafer $399 Louis Vuitton Rose de Vents perfume 100mls $420 Too Faced Papa Don't Peach peach-infused blush $47 From Mecca Beauty Zoe & Morgan Chandra earrings in gold $359 (Available from February 20) Natalie Chan Ciao Bella boater in vanilla $420