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August 2016

  • Spring Makeup with Tiana Della Putta

    Posted by Tiana Della Putta

    Hair and Makeup is a huge part of any race day look, and most us can admit to not being experts. To all those ladies who have mastered hair and makeup skills, well done. Thankfully, one of those ladies is on hand to take you step by step through race...

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  • Stylist Picks - Spring Racing

    Posted by Cimon Vozzo

    Spring time in South Australia and the races go hand in hand. As the spring racing season start to approach, the most important thing on all Fashionistas mind is what to wear! As the weather starts to warm up it's the perfect time for light layering, lace and crisp colours. ...

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  • 8 Things to Always Remember in Race Wear

    If Fashion is a planet, Race Wear is a beautiful and historic country. If you're new, welcome! There is an age-old tradition behind dressing for the races, which has maintained its core since its beginnings. As fashion trends have come and gone, race wear has seen hem lines raised, fasciantors...

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  • Competition Judging Criteria

    Race wear is a tradition almost as old as horse racing itself, with fashion at the races evolving for over 150 years. Since the Melbourne Cup was first founded in 1861, women have been putting on their best for the races. As fashion evolved, race wear saw its own changes,...

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  • Hats Off to Sylvy Earl

    They say do what you love, and that certainly appears to be the mantra of this year’s competition Millinery ambassador Sylvy Earl. After working in physiotherapy Sylvy fell in love with millinery, and followed her love all the way to a new career path.  The up and coming milliner is...

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  • 5 Minutes with 2015-16 Fashion at the Races Winner Justine Lundberg

    Adelaide local Justine Lundberg was crowned South Australia's best-dressed racegoer topping off the 2016-16 competition and impressing the judges with her stand out ensemble and winning the cultural experience of a lifetime. Fifteen of the State's most stylish ladies were vying for the top prize at Schweppes Oaks Day at...

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  • How to Switch Up Your Race Day Style

    Posted by Caitlin Johns

    The warmer weather is just around the corner, you can feel it can't you! But what do you do when the dress code is 'Race Wear' and you aren't ready to show off those winter white legs? Embrace the pant! Just because you're heading to the races does not mean...

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  • M.J. Bale’s Top Tips for Melbourne Cup Day

    Posted by Marketing Department

    Ah, the Melbourne Cup. Australian racing's carnival of carnivals. A day the nation stops, punts, cheers, sobs and inevitably wakes up with a hangover that could crush concrete. Gents, happy days: there is no real official dress code for the Melbourne Cup. As such, this is your time to put...

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