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DressCode: Melbourne Cup 2012

Melbourne Cup Day is synonymous with jockeys’ silks and blooming roses and this year more than ever we get have our way with colour. I met the lovely Lisa from Lady of Leisure millinery recently at a lunch and instantly admired her neon orange hat. She kindly sent me this

DressCode: Derby Day 2012

Recovering from a thrilling Derby Day yesterday; I didn’t actually touch a drop, it was just an epic party. Gregarious Italian designer Roberto Cavalli made a splash in the Lavazza birdcage marquee (from where I report live on fashion, food and style during the carnival), but I was just as

Top Hats

For every Richard Nylon, Paris Kyne, Kerrie Stanley or Peter Jago (or Philip Treacy to state the obvious) there’s a diligent hatmaker who is not yet a household name. I want to shine a light on a few slightly under-the-radar Melbourne milliners in case any of you were in need of some last

MSFW: David Jones Racewear

Department store David Jones kicked off Melbourne Spring Fashion Week’s City Square series this afternoon in an ode to racewear. Emma Freedman and Jesinta Campbell presented a show in which shades of neon orange was calmed with cool blues upon the backs of model Samantha Harris and the faces of

Fashion on the Field: Millinery Award 2011

Local milliner Rebecca Share has won the 2011 Millinery Award at Flemington with a curvy navy and red creation; almost a hat within a hat. Second was Mandy Murphy with a classic rose studded piece and thirdly Louise Macdonald’s design also mimicking flora. Both runners-up are also based in Melbourne which is

Fashions on the Field 2011: A Grand Finale

Dunaden wasn’t the only winner this past week at the Melbourne Cup Carnival. NSW Fashions on the Field regular Angela Menz  also left the track with glittering prizes after taking out the coveted crown of Best Dressed at Flemington this year. Queensland’s Louise Struber was runner up in a lemon

DressCode: Melbourne Cup day

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The Occasion – The running of the 151st Melbourne Cup The Venue – The Birdcage, Flemington racecourse Dresscode – Racewear Now what on earth to wear to Oaks Day? Hat – Mimco Dress – Yeojin Bae Shoes – Forever New (they’re actually comfortable after standing for 8 hours!) Necklace –

Oaks Day not far away…

Crown Oaks Day, as the traditional “ladies day” at Flemington, is hands down the event on the racing calendar that is the most serious about racewear. One that attracts “as many tips on style as it does on stayers” according to the VRC’s Fleur Salisbury. This year the Fashions on the Field

Spring Racewear 2010 according to David Jones

David Jones presented a preview of vibrant yet elegant designs set to dazzle crowds at Melbourne’s many race days this year at MSFW.  2010’s major trend is nude. “Nude is so beautiful, it’s a really classic colour which is just gorgeous as a signature piece. And it can be worn

Beautiful Girls Fashion Lunch

In the lead up to Super Saturday, Flemington‘s biggest raceday outside of the Spring Carnival, the VRC hosts the very lovely Beautiful Girls Fashion Lunch. This year Myer showcased racewear inspiration from labels including Arabella Ramsay, Camilla and Marc, Nicola Finetti, Wayne Cooper, Karen Millen, Leona Edmiston, T.L Wood, Jeff