2019 Winter Racewear Trends | 5 Popular Trends to Try this Season

Luxurious wintery fabrics, layered ensembles in jewel tones and rich hues, smoky eyes and crimson lips…. I love the cooler seasons for racing fashion! As we are well into the chilly seasons, I have taken some time to identify five popular trends seen at the track this autumn and winter. Enjoy! 1) The Colour Mustard [...]

2019-08-03T11:16:59+10:00July 25th, 2019|Fashion Tips, Trends|

How to Restyle an Outfit | Six Race Dresses Revamped for a New Look

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you’ll know I am an avid outfit repeater. First of all, why only wear a beautiful dress once? Secondly, I can’t afford to buy something new for every race day. Thirdly, I love the challenge of restyling an outfit to make it appear fresh and new. [...]

2019-07-11T05:56:07+10:00July 11th, 2019|DIY, Fashion Tips|

Men’s Race Day Style Guide | Interview with Regular Winner of Men’s FOTF

Do you love to drag your man (willingly or not) along to the races, but don’t know how to dress him up to look as suave as you do? Or are you a man looking to enter Fashions on the Field? Well, I’d like to say you’ve come to the right person, but you haven’t. [...]

2019-05-16T06:08:06+10:00May 16th, 2019|Fashion Tips|

Classic vs Contemporary Racewear | Which Category should you Enter?

Race events offer a variety of FOTF categories, Classic and Contemporary Racewear being popular choices. When deciding on which category to enter, how do you determine if what you are wearing is classic or contemporary? What are the judges looking for? Image 1: Janelle Burnside classic winner left, contemporary winner right Taranki Cup Feb [...]

2019-04-22T17:07:39+10:00March 28th, 2019|Fashion Tips, Getting Started|

How to Predict the Next Race Day Accessory Trends

The way you accessorize your race day outfit can make or break your whole look. Not only do accessories spice up an outfit, they create that essential ‘on trend’ element. Accessory trends are always changing. Something that was the ‘must have’ item one season could be tossed to the back of the cupboard quicker than [...]

2019-04-26T22:46:47+10:00February 14th, 2019|Fashion Tips|

The Making of my 2018 Spring Carnival Outfits: Part 3 of 3 – Oaks Day

This is Part 3 of a 3-part blog series where I show you how I made my three 2018 Spring Carnival outfits pictured below. In this post I’ll share how I created my Oaks Day outfit. You can also check out my two previous posts on how I made my Derby Day and Melbourne Cup [...]

2019-01-03T06:46:56+10:00January 3rd, 2019|DIY, Fashion Tips|

The Making of my 2018 Spring Carnival Outfits: Part 2 of 3 – Melbourne Cup

This is Part 2 of a 3-part blog series where I show you how I made my three 2018 Spring Carnival outfits pictured below. In this post I’ll share how I created my Melbourne Cup Day outfit. If you missed the previous post about the making of my Derby Day outfit, you can find that [...]

2018-12-23T10:58:07+10:00December 20th, 2018|DIY, Fashion Tips|

The Making of my 2018 Spring Carnival Outfits: Part 1 of 3 – Derby Day

With each passing year, I learn more and more about racing fashion and feel like I get better at putting my outfits together. This year would have to be my favourite one ever! I actually managed to have three outfits I was super happy with for Derby Day, Melbourne Cup and Oaks Day. There is [...]

2018-12-06T21:18:48+10:00December 6th, 2018|DIY, Fashion Tips|

Pushing Through a Creative Block | Tips for Fashionistas & Designers

We’ve all been there; trying to come up with a new race day outfit... and failing miserably. You rack your brain for that one brilliant idea hoping it comes to you, a miraculous vision. And then the waiting, and waiting… time ticks, the event gets closer. Still nothing. Panic starts to set in. This happens [...]

2018-10-04T06:30:56+10:00October 4th, 2018|DIY, Fashion Tips|

5 Ways to Create an Outfit that Brings About a Feeling of Joy

“Joy is an intense momentary experience of positive emotion, one that makes us smile and laugh and feel like we want to jump up and down.” Recently, I listened to a TED talk about the feeling of Joy. The speaker was Ingrid Fetell Lee, who, as a young aspiring industrial designer had brought about feelings [...]

2018-07-19T07:28:04+10:00July 19th, 2018|Fashion Tips|