Posted at 12:03 am , on September 28, 2015
This seasons new emerging trend is black on black – I know, as Anna Wintour would say, ‘Flowers for Spring, how revolutionary’. Black on Black really isn’t anything new, especially if you are from Melbourne, however it’s not a look we often see at the races.
Myer were the first to showcase this look back in August at the Spring/Summer Launch and it had my girlfriends and I talking. I don’t often wear black to the races, as it’s my time to shy away from my day to day blacks and go all out in colour but I couldn’t wait to put an outfit together.
Posted at 7:19 pm , on September 22, 2015
On Thursday evening, Caulfield kick started their Spring Carnival with the annual Spotlight Members Millinery Evening. This year, Jill and Jack, Louise McDonald, Kim Wiebenga, Felicity Northeast, Studio Aniss, Philip Rhodes, Peter Jago and the Human Chameleon were showcased in a runway show and pop up market.
When I arrived, the champagne was already flowing and it was great to see people walking around with hat boxes. This event has always been a favourite of mine as it’s fantastic to see all my favourite milliners in one room and to try on all different shapes and sizes. For me, I try to plan my outfits first and then pair back a headpiece, however this night inspires me and I often work back from the headpiece to create the dream look. Continue reading
Posted at 4:30 am , on September 16, 2015
With Spring Carnival fast approaching, it’s time to start planning outfits and most importantly headwear. Milliners are booked out sometimes months in advance for extravagant custom headpieces, I am one of those people but this isn’t for everyone.
When I’m not competing in Fashions on the Field, I like to wear minimalist pieces that are easy to match with last minute dresses and are low maintenance throughout the day at the track. This season, we are seeing crowns and headbands taking on a more refined and delicate form, which are really feminine and perfect to pair back with this seasons 70’s trend.
Here are my picks ranging from $12 to $795. Continue reading