Despite the grey gloomy shadow casted over Flemington Race course on Saturday – Derby Day
boasted an array of sparkling magic at Myer’s Fashions on the field women’s and men’s finale.
The women’s final evoked style, elegance and a real emphasis on a feminine silhouette; with dresses
from Nicola Finetti, Alex Perry, Cue, Lana Michelle Lenko, the legendary Chanel – just to name a few.
With classic shoulder detailing, contemporary style and a real edge on bling! Marvellous accessories
from Swarovski captured the judge’s eyes and hues of black, white and ivory were the favourite of
Second runner up was the creative Olivia One (who wore her own wedding dress which she had
altered for Derby Day) and the First runner up was Alex Foxdroff (who wore a beautiful black/white
number from Cue).
The winner was 28 year-old Martha Limb from Ireland – wearing a beautiful piece from a local
Irish Designer, Martha had only been in the country for two days holidaying and was persuaded by
friends to enter the competition, she now goes on to the next round this Thursday at Oaks Day.
The men’s round exploded with great dapper and debonair styled suits, with great detailing on lapels
The second runner up was Oliver Hay from Melbourne and the first runner up Harley Von Morger
from Geelong who wore a classic double-breasted pin-striped suit.
The winner was Ian Lovick from Preston, wearing a traditional double breasted pin striped suit with
thin lapels, a classic white shirt and to top it off – a black bowtie with white spots.
Guest speakers included the legendary Milliner Freddy Fox (who boasts clients such as Hillary Clinton
and Liza Minelli), Rebecca Twigley, designer Yeojin Bae, Kris Smith and Myers Fashions on the field
Please enjoy perusing our gallery of the men’s Fashions on the Field preliminary final and grand final, the Women’s Fashions on the Field daily preliminary final and daily final, the Rebecca Twigley award and the Jeff Banks shoe award from Derby Day at Flemington…
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Men’s Fashions on the Field grand final
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Women’s Fashions on the Field Derby Day preliminary final
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Women’s Fashions on the Field Derby Day final
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Jeff Banks Shoe Award
Rebecca Twigley Award
Pretty prose by Natasha Pitra
Fab photos by Christos Pavlidis