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Spring Racing Carnival off the beaten track…

It seems Spring racing fever has once again escaped the traditional confines of Flemington, Caulfield and Moonee Valley racecourses to grip our fair city in mass celebration. Satellite carnival events are happening in unlikely places including the Langham Hotel as I discovered upon wandering into their lobby recently. Milliner Richard


Usually a hat is like the cherry on top of a sundae of an outfit. However at Spring Racing Carnival time a hat, headpiece or fascinator becomes a wardrobe essential. The Millinery Association of Australia recently showcased their collective ranges for the season in a display of Hatstravagance at Flemington

Photo Finish exhibition

It seems like not much has changed since Mark Twain’s assessment of the Melbourne Cup in the 1800’s; “And so the grand-stands make a brilliant and wonderful spectacle, a delirium of color, a vision of beauty. The champagne flows, everybody is vivacious, excited, happy; everybody bets, and gloves and fortunes

Q&A with the 2010 Face of Caulfield

I like that the Face of Caulfield has always been what the glossies like to refer to as a “real” person; they are a naturally stylish race-goer. This year that lady is Helen Coghill who has just commenced her duties as the Face by judging the first heats of the

Fashion Stakes heats at Underwood Stakes Day

The first two Chadstone Fashion Stakes heats for the “Youthful Fashionista” category played out this past weekend. Brave hopefuls were judged by an extensive panel including this year’s Face of Caulfield Helen Coghill, Rokk Ebony hair stylists Linda Vergura and Antony David and Chadstone and Channel Nine stylist Cheryl Weir.

Caulfield Classic Style Award finalists revealed

Whether it is the thrill of the flutter, the champagne before midday or the fashion that draws you to the racecourse, Caulfield’s Spring Racing Carnival has officially commenced! Fashion being my priority, I frocked up for Underwood Stakes Day to witness the entries for the Classic Style Award and the

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

Caulfield Spring Racing Carnival 2010 Launch

The  Melbourne Racing Club unveiled Caulfield’s Spring Racing Carnival line-up for 2010 earlier this week with a pop-up recreation of the traditional marquees and lawns. Brodie Harper revealed she would be the Classic Style ambassador for the carnival while Helen Coghill (right) was announced as the Face of Caulfield winner and will

Girl’s Day Out at Flemington

As one of the first big social events on the Spring Racing Carnival calendar the Girl’s Day Out at Flemington provides key indicators as to racewear trends as interpreted by the all-important punters this upcoming season. We went style spotting in the Voodoo Fashion Marquee and found nude, or variations thereof,