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Caulfield Cup 2014 | Track Style

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As Admire Rakti crossed the finish line at the Caulfield Cup this past weekend, I was keeping an eye out for people who were in fine form beside the racecourse. The hunt for the best or – even better – the most interesting modern racewear was on around style hotspots

Thurley | Spring Racing

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A miniature horse called Eskimo almost outshone the frocks as Thurley unveiled their Spring racewear offering over a celeb and stylist-studded brunch this morning. Designer Helen O’Connor will naturally be sporting her own label to Caulfield, Derby, Oaks and maybe Melbourne Cup Day this year. And she’ll be showcasing several minimal

Style Spy | Yellowglen Terrace | Turnbull Stakes Day

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Aside from Turnbull Stakes champion horse Lucia Valentina, the other winners this past weekend seemed to be lady milliners. As the hub for style on this Melbourne Cup Carnival preview day, the Yellowglen Terrace was awash with beauties sporting mainly Danica Erard headpieces alongside serious showings by Jill and Jack

The Eternal Headonist | Now Open

Love Lotus. The Eternal Headonist

“Hats will change the way you think about yourself, they will change the way other people see you. You need courage to wear a hat nowadays because hats are a commitment. People will look at you – they’ve got eyes – and when they look at you with a hat

Melbourne Cup Fashion 2013

Could this be the most beautiful Melbourne Cup day crowd ever? With VIP racegoers including voluptuous Vanity Fair cover model Kate Upton, supermodel Coco Rocha and the vintage stylings of burlesque marquess Dita Von Teese I’d wager it’s a good bet. Lindy Klim’s risque (for the racetrack) Dolce & Gabbana

Derby Day 2013

This beautiful Derby Day past, I was thrilled to be invited by Myer to be a judge for the first time at Flemington for their Fashions on the Field competition. Deliberating alongside Fashions on the Field ambassador, model and equestrian Rebecca Bramich and beauty queen Laura Dundovic was quite intense. We

Style Spy | Caulfield Cup Day | 2013

With such glorious Spring weather it’s apt that my Caulfield Cup Day seemed touched by a theme of ‘the birds and the bees’. The birds were on a 50’s-inspired sparrow print dress and the bees make an appearance as I buzzed around (a beeline if you will) the racetrack from

Spring Racing | Turnbull Stakes | Style Spy

Caulfield racecourse has already shown us a glimpse of their upcoming Spring Racing Carnival on Underwood Stakes Day. Now it’s Flemington‘s turn with a preview at the Turnbull Stakes this past weekend. An array of colour, statement jewels, diy and veiled headpieces seem to be the trends du jour for

On track for the Caulfield Cup Carnival

According to The Olsen Hotel the key to a preparative race-day breakfast is French pastries, fruit and sparkling wine. In a penthouse setting. I’m not inclined to disagree (perhaps jockeys should steer clear). This weekend’s Caulfield Cup preview day saw us set out from the boutique hotel to the track

Countdown to the Caulfield Cup Spring Racing Carnival 2013

Roses and equines and hats; oh my! At their gala launch, the Melbourne Racing Club recently announced the talented and down-to-earth (as well as beautiful – darn her) Erika Heynatz as their style ambassador for Caulfield‘s 2013 Spring Racing Carnival. It’s a safe bet that she will wear the role  –