Working with Pleats | Transform Fabric into High Fashion Garments

I’ve become a pleat fanatic! I just love the way a pleated dress or skirt looks as it makes fabric look so tres chic! It was my recent experience with Specialty Pleaters in Melbourne, who hand pleated detail on a dress for me, that inspired this blog. Upon chatting with Simon, the owner of Specialty [...]

2019-11-02T11:01:39+10:00October 31st, 2019|DIY, Fashion Tips|

2019 Spring Racing Fashion Trends | What to Wear to Spring Carnival

With Spring racing now in full swing and ladies busy planning their Melbourne Cup week outfits, I thought it was a great time to share a snippet from my 2019 Spring Racing Fashion Trends Report. Each year I write a report on what is trending this Spring/Summer race season, covering topics such as popular race [...]

2019-10-08T21:56:08+10:00October 3rd, 2019|Fashion Tips, Trends|

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|