The Spring Racing Carnival is one of the most glamorous events of the fashion calendar.
It’s all about elegant silhouettes, glowing skin, flawless makeup and salon-style hair.
If you’re aiming to be a serious contender in the style-stakes during the Carnival, adhering to the various dress codes is a must.
AAMI Victoria Derby Day, Saturday 3 November 2018
Dress Code: Black and White
Derby Day is the known as the ‘purists’ day. The tradition of black and white should be observed in either a one-colour palette or a combination of both. Contrast monochromatic looks with a bold pink or red lip.
Lexus Melbourne Cup Day, Tuesday 6 November 2018
Dress Code: Bright, Bold and Colourful!
Express yourself with colour on Melbourne Cup. Colour blocking, jewel tones, bold prints and artful embellishments will amplify the fashion stakes on the day that stops the nation.
Kennedy Oaks Day, Thursday 8 November 2018
Dress Code: Feminine, Elegant, Classy
Also known as Ladies Day, Oaks Day is the pinnacle of fashion and style for the Carnival. It’s the ultimate opportunity to channel your most feminine and ladylike self.
Seppelt Wines Stakes Day, Saturday 10 November 2018
Dress Code: Relaxed, Easy Elegance
Also know as Family Day, Stakes Day style is a little more relaxed yet remaining polished and chic. Boho styles and jumpsuits are perfectly suited to the easy elegance of Stakes Day.