Sundays at the polo: 12 looks with pockets full of sunshine to consider for champagne brunches

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  • To end this summer season, premium champagne, Veuve Clicquot, is presenting their bright Polo Brunch Series at Val de Vie Estate, Western Cape.
  • With swanky affairs few and far between in a time of Covid, the brunches are taking place on select Sundays this April and May are a perfect excuse to pull out your Sunday Bests.
  • If you're need of outfit inspo, look no further; we've got polo looks with pockets full of sunshine for you to consider. 

This summer, on select dates throughout March, April and May, locals and visitors alike are invited to dress in Retro Polo chic to paint their weekend yellow by heading to the winelands. 

You can look forward to wining, dining and toasting to exceptional horsemanship, complete with picture perfect views and of course, Veuve Clicquot champagne.  

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The Veuve Clicquot Polo Brunch Series offers champagne fans a ritzy new epicurean experience, with a Retro Chic theme; drawing on fashion, design and luxury from all decades, in celebration of a love for retro aesthetics which spark joyous memories and positive emotions.

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This series is said to be - without a doubt - the "most stylish way" to sip bubbles under the sun in the winelands.  

And with swanky affairs few and far between in a time of Covid, this is a perfect excuse to pull out your literal Sunday Bests.

Guests at the March Polo Brunch Series have already set the tone, gracing the Val de Vie Estate in pretty duds fit for the Retro theme. 

These were our top four style hits: 

Masa Diamond

Lisette and Liselle

Magdalena Fuez 

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Kefilwe Mabote 

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And now, see the style considerations we've picked especially for you:

Spotted at the polo 

You can't go wrong with polka dots at a polo soirée.

Gabriella Berdugo wears a beige straw hat from Estree, a black and white oversized blazer double breasted blazer dress with printed polka dots from Balmain, in Paris, France. 

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 07: Gabriella Berdugo wears a
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A guest wears a sequined asymmetric black gathered mini dress with white polka dots and black plumetis tights, during Paris Fashion Week in March 2020 in Paris, France.

For summer's sake, you can ditch the turtleneck. 

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 07: Gabriella Berdugo wears a
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In full bloom 

Florals remain groundbreaking... for autumn.   

Emilie Joseph wears a yellow and orange floral print Jacquemus Murano dress with flap pockets and buttoned waist, in March 2021 in Paris, France. 

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Alexandra Lapp is seen wearing Alexandra Miro mini dress with puff sleeves, paired with a straw hat and bag from Sensi Studio, and Tote Le Chiquito Mini bag from Jacquemus, in Dusseldorf, Germany. 

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Lace up 

Breathable, versatile, and romantic - lace is like the partner we all deserve. And it'll be a trusty one to take with you to the polo this summer. 

Play with your lace dress by layering a different textured bustier over it or cinch it with a standout belt.

Sira Pevida seen outside Christian Dior during Paris Fashion Week - Haute Couture Spring Summer 2019 in January 2019 in Paris, France. 

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Susan Stjernberger is seen wearing white sheer dress and black oversized hat, Chanel belt outside Stockholm Fashion Week opening cocktail in August 2020 in Stockholm, Sweden. 

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN - AUGUST 24: Susan Stjernberger
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Keep things in check   

Gingham fabric is not only good as a picnic blanket, but it makes for great brunch dresses too - in all its variations.

Besides, what says retro - circa the 1950s to '60s - quite like gingham?

Natalia Vodianova is seen wearing checkered blazer and pants, bag outside Dior during Paris Fashion Week - Womenswear Spring Summer 2021 : Day Two on September 29, 2020 in Paris, France. 

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Adriana Seminario wears a printed dress from Marques Almeida, February 2021 in Paris, France. 

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Lois Opoku is seen wearing a checkered dress, on February 25, 2021 in Berlin, Germany. 

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The brighter, the better. 

BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 25: Lois Opoku is seen

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Stay reddy  

Though the Veuve Clicquot label may be yellow, red remains the ultimate colour of occasions. Pick a statement dress and go! 

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Caroline Caro Daur seen wearing red dress with slit and belt red boots outside the Fendi show during Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020 on September 19, 2019 in Milan, Italy. 

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