Where is Goodwood

Goodwood is in the South of England near to Chichester and quite close to London too.

What is Goodwood Revival

Goodwood Revival began in 1998 and is a three-day festival held at Goodwood Circuit where timeless cars and period dressing is in abundance. Goodwood Revival is an iconic festival that celebrates the glory days of vintage car racing. Just like Radley, the iconic three-day event celebrates the best of British craftmanship, combined with a unique sense of style and attention to detail.

Taking a magical step back in time, Goodwood Revival’s nostalgic theme invites a chic crowd from around the world to marvel at the hordes of impressive automobiles from the early 1900s – 1960s, mingle and follow a dress code of ‘old world decadence’ reflective of that golden era.

As bold shades and prints were a focal point, we gathered some valuable style cues on how to colour-code your accessories from our favourite style influencers who joined us for the event. Regardless of whether you’re off to an exclusive racecourse or just a normal workday, discover our collections designed for the modern woman who lives life on her own terms with an ambition to stand out from the crowd.

Top Things to see at Goodwood Revival

  • Historic Vintage Car Racing- The rarest, most interesting, priceless vintage cars all in one place. These incredible vintage cars are driven by iconic racing champions who compete in different categories for a coveted racing trophy. The Goodwood Revival is the best historic motorsport event and is one you should not miss.


  • Period Dress- Vintage outfits is the dress code, attendants get into the vintage spirit and not just by the cars but also the vintage dresses and tweed suits are a sight to see. Goodwood Revival bans modern cars from the premise and attendants take it one step further by full embracing the vintage spirit with period dressing seen through many different eras.


  • Iconic Racing Drivers- Goodwood Revival is renowned for the showcasing the rarest vintage cars and motorcycles and this not only attracts amateur fanatics but also racing legends. A common site at Goodwood Revival is Spanish racing legend Dani Pedrosa who will take place in one of the motorcycle races during the three day festival. Other famous racers who have attended Goodwood Revival include James Ellison and even former Grand Prix riders such as Steve Parrish and Jeremy McWilliams.


  • Kid Friendly Areas- Goodwood Revival is open to the whole family, at the three day festival there is a traditional fairground that will be a huge hit with the kids, as well as a vintage fairground wheel and even a carousel that will take you way back and be a day to remember for the whole family. So if you are thinking about what activities to do with the kids during their summer holiday, take them to Goodwood Revival.


  • Fashion- As well as the period dressing being an incredibly sight you will also be given the opportunity to shop at some of the best vintage stores as they host pop ups during Goodwood Revival. There is also a Best Dressed competition to see who best nailed the vintage theme.


  • Aviation- As well as iconic vintage cars and some of the rarest motorcycles being presented there is also a unique display of rarely seen aircrafts. Some of the most iconic and impressive planes to ever have been built will also be displayed.


  • Traditional High Street- The whole festival ground makes you feel as if you have stepped back in time. Even the high street which features some of the biggest brand names has worked with Goodwood Revivals hosts to create a full timeless experience.


  • Dancing- Another activity that is sure to amaze is the music and dancing. Period dances such as the jive are performed, and everyone is welcome to get involved.

What to wear to Goodwood Revival

Apart from the amazing vintage motor vehicles, a key aspect that makes Goodwood Revival so unique and special is how respectful all the attendants are of the period dress code. Goodwood Revival have created a dress code that will help to inspire any new Goodwood Revival attendants.

Goodwood Revival Ladies Dress Code

  • Queen of the Highway- If you are a driver or a passenger the accessories are what will really make you stand out. A vintage hat or even a fabric helmet will really wow the best dressed judges and if you are a passenger then try a silk scarf paired with a white overall and if you want to go the extra mile a red lip fit the dress code perfectly.


  • The Lady Cyclist- To embrace the vintage cyclist look you don’t even need the bike but make sure you think tweed. A tweed jacket paired with light brogues and high socks will be a hit.


  • Iconic Racing Drivers- Goodwood Revival is renowned for the showcasing the rarest vintage cars and motorcycles and this not only attracts amateur fanatics but also racing legends. A common site at Goodwood Revival is Spanish racing legend Dani Pedrosa who will take place in one of the motorcycle races during the three day festival. Other famous racers who have attended Goodwood Revival include James Ellison and even former Grand Prix riders such as Steve Parrish and Jeremy McWilliams.


  • Kid Friendly Areas- Goodwood Revival is open to the whole family, at the three day festival there is a traditional fairground that will be a huge hit with the kids, as well as a vintage fairground wheel and even a carousel that will take you way back and be a day to remember for the whole family. So if you are thinking about what activities to do with the kids during their summer holiday, take them to Goodwood Revival.


  • Fashion- As well as the period dressing being an incredibly sight you will also be given the opportunity to shop at some of the best vintage stores as they host pop ups during Goodwood Revival. There is also a Best Dressed competition to see who best nailed the vintage theme.


  • Aviation- As well as iconic vintage cars and some of the rarest motorcycles being presented there is also a unique display of rarely seen aircrafts. Some of the most iconic and impressive planes to ever have been built will also be displayed.


  • Traditional High Street- The whole festival ground makes you feel as if you have stepped back in time. Even the high street which features some of the biggest brand names has worked with Goodwood Revivals hosts to create a full timeless experience.


  • Dancing- Another activity that is sure to amaze is the music and dancing. Period dances such as the jive are performed, and everyone is welcome to get involved.

Goodwood Revival Gentlemen’s Dress Code

  • The Deer Stalker- The traditional English countrymen look reigns supreme at Goodwood Revival year after year. The look consists of tweed breeches, thick visible woollen socks and a fabric cap.


  • The College man- An easy look to create from what you already have in your wardrobe. The Goodwood Revival dress code advises you choose a blazer a bonus if it has elbow patches and fish out one of your old school ties.


  • The Rat Pack- A look made popular by the likes of Frank Sinatra all you need it a collared shirt with a slim tie and a brimmed hat. Make sure you choose your loafers to complete the look.


  • The Wild One- A look that would perfectly match the Ladies Rocker, again just think leather and ride your vintage motorcycle if you have one and you will definitely catch some eyes.


  • The British Army- One of the big attractions of Goodwood Revival is the mass war vehicles and aircrafts that are on show. As such a popular dress code is inspired by the war, try hiring a battledress or find one in a local vintage store and pair that with a woollen blouse and braces, don’t forget to find a pair of toe capped boots.


  • The Racing Driver- A look that you could create at Goodwood Revival from the vintage overalls that are on sale. The Racing Driver features a bow tie and a classic pair of overalls. If you are a big Vintage Car festival fanatic then collect badges from each time you attend and sew them onto your overall to really complete the look.

Radley Bags perfect for Goodwood Revival

Liverpool Street- Medium Zip Top Shoulder Bag


Add a sophisticated touch to office ensembles with our Liverpool Street leather tote. Made to get you through a busy working week, this handbag will make it easy to locate your essentials while on the go.

Liverpool Street- Medium Zip-Top Multiway Grab Bag


Bring some texture to your Radley collection with our Liverpool Street bag. This classic design has been updated in an on-trend mock croc texture for the new season. We love the press stud closure & multiple compartments, cross body strap and grab handles - perfect for tackling the daily commute.

Strand Hill- Small Saddle Bag


With a sleek domed shape, this saddle bag from our Strand Hill collection is perfect for taking on shopping trips or city breaks away – plus it’s beautifully crafted from a luxe grainy leather that will last for years to come. With enough space to keep your daily essentials organised, this style also features a hands-free crossbody strap so you can commute easily.

The Daisy Bag- Medium Zip Around Cross Body Bag


This season we’ve been influenced by vintage trends with a contemporary twist! This cross body bag from our Magpie Lane collection is inspired by vanity cases, updated with a woven leather hoop handle and double tassel zip pulls to make the perfect evening companion. A silhouette beautifully crafted from sleek faux croc textured leather, it’ll stay with you for years to come.

Get carried away with one of our exclusive Magpie Lane designs. Inspired by traditional vanity cases, these handbags will see you through all the events you have this season.

Radley Purses perfect for Goodwood Revival

Newick Road- Small Cardholder


Sleek, stylish and perfectly compact, keep your Oyster card, loyalty cards and credit cards all together with our Wood Street Card Holder. Beautifully crafted from grainy leather and completed with Radley London foil branding, pop this handy style into your pocket for access while on the move.

I Love You- Large Flapover Matinee


Looking for the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day? Look no further. Show them some love with this large purse from our I love you collection. We love the padded heart with Radley lettering in gold foil at the front flap that opens up to reveal multiple compartments to store notes and cards. It comes completed with a zip back coin compartment and Radley London branding.

What is Goodwood Festival of Speed?

Goodwood Festival of Speed is held just before Goodwood Revival and is considered to be the largest motoring garden party in the entire world. Goodwood Festival of Speed it a four day event in which the most incredible cars, motorcycles will be displayed. Festival of Speed features the biggest motor vehicles possible with F1 race car races and even the top supercars will race. It also attracts some of Formula 1s biggest names such as Lewis Hamilton.

Top Attractions of Goodwood Festival of Speed

  • Formula 1- Formula 1 giants often attend along with their teams, Red Bull, Mercedes and Ferrari are often seen at Goodwood’s Festival of Speed where they use the event to showcase their latest Formula 1 inventions.


  • Racing Legends- Goodwood Festival of Speed attracts the biggest racing names from Formula 1 drivers and previous Grand Prix winners.


  • Supercars- Those with the most impressive, rarest supercars bring them and they are on display during the event.


  • Experiences- Goodwood Festival of Speed has all the modern technology to create a top immersive experience for all. If you aren’t a racer then just the virtual reality racing technology that makes you feel apart of the action.

What to wear to Goodwood Festival of Speed?

Goodwood Festival of Speed dress code is less specific than at the Goodwood Revival Festival, organisers suggest smart casual is appropriate. This means dress in comfortable shoes whilst remaining presentable. For men a jacket, shirt and chinos is suggests, no tie is necessary and for ladies whilst smart casual is up to your interpretation often people used Goodwood Festival of Speed as an excuse to dress up. Ladies are often seen in beautiful hats and dresses, whilst many wear heels this isn’t advised due to the uneven ground.

Radley Bags perfect for Goodwood Festival of Speed

Dukes Place- Medium Zip Top Cross Body Bag


The ultimate accessory for the woman on-the-go, this crossbody bag is beautifully crafted from grainy leather that will last for years to come. Complete with handy multi-compartments made for keeping your essentials in check, it’s a stylish and versatile design every woman needs.

Taylor Court- Medium Zip Top Cross Body Bag


Simplicity is key for versatile dressing this season, and the silhouettes from our Taylors Court collection are the perfect pick. With an array of practical hues to choose from when it comes to this cross body bag, there’ll be something to suit each Radley fan. Perfect for everyday wear, this style is completely functional and features a vertical zip detail to the front for a stylish finish.

Selby Street- Small Flapover Cross Body Bag


This Selby Street cross body bag is crafted with a sleek colour pop piping, smart magnetic flapover fastening and handy cross body straps that are perfect for fuss-free travelling. In a host of new shades, this design features just enough space to store the daily essentials you can’t leave the house without!

Radley Purses perfect for Goodwood Festival of Speed

Colour Block Piping- Medium Flapover Purse


A Radley staple silhouette but with an on-trend update. Crafted from premium leather with a faux snakeskin flap over, opt for this small purse for a new season feel. The black and white colour block interior adds a sleek finishing touch. Inside, there’s a more than enough room for stowing away multiple cards and crisp notes Pair it with one of your favourite Radley handbags for a sleek finishing touch.

Angel Walk- Small Trifold Purse


Just in time for the festive season, the Angel Walk purse is here in a beautiful, gold hue to brighten up you purse collection. It’s a fresh alternative to a classic black style and the perfect way to dip into the metallic trend. Crafted from smooth leather, it has plenty of room for loose coins and cards.