Talking Trends with Racing Style Guru Turned Milliner Claire Hahn

Claire Hahn is well known in the Fashions on the Field Circuit, and not just for her own sense of swanky style. A self taught milliner, Claire Hahn Millinery can be seen rocking catwalks across New Zealand, Australia and beyond. With many client sashes under her belt, including two out of the last three NZ [...]

2019-08-22T06:40:03+10:00August 22nd, 2019|Interviews, Millinery|

The Shining Star that is Lindsay Ridings | Learn from a Fashion Risk Taker

With legs that never end, a face for cover shoots and an innate sense of style, Lindsay Ridings is a shining star in the Fashions on the Field circuit. One of the (many) things I love about Lindsay is that she always creates something unique. She isn’t afraid to take fashion risks. In fact, sporting [...]

2019-08-08T22:43:58+10:00August 8th, 2019|Interviews|

The Woman Behind the Sash | 2017 National Winner Crystal Kimber

I was very excited for this interview with Crystal Kimber, the 2017 National FOTF Winner, as she is someone whose style and passion for Fashions on the Field I have admired for many years. Crystal and I started entering FOTF around the same time, and we have crossed paths (stages) many times. In fact, I’ve [...]

2019-06-27T05:45:15+10:00June 27th, 2019|Interviews|

Six Milliners Share their Experience using Millinery Market

In June 2017, I created Millinery Market, a marketplace designed to make beautiful, handcrafted millinery accessible to everyday race goers while providing a platform for milliners to showcase their work to a wider audience. Today the site boasts over 1,000 hat listings, and thousands of race goers come to the site every month in search [...]

2019-03-14T14:54:02+10:00March 14th, 2019|Interviews, Millinery|

A Look at Some of the Fantastic Prizes you can Win at the Races

I am completely relaxed right now. I’m sitting in a resort in Vanuatu overlooking crystal blue waters on a warm, sunny day. No wonder I’m suffering writer’s block! It’s no easy feat coming up with a new and interesting blog post on racing fashion every fortnight. But, as I’ve just realised, this holiday I am [...]

2019-01-18T10:16:48+10:00January 17th, 2019|Interviews, Race Day Updates|

2018 Myer FOTF State Finalists | The Story Behind Their Winning Outfits

October was a jam-packed month for Fashions on the Field, with five of the state finals held around the country. For the first time ever, the state finals introduced an innovative new way to enter; digital format via a photo competition! The 2018 winners have now been announced for New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland, [...]

2018-11-01T20:52:55+10:00November 1st, 2018|Interviews, Race Day Updates|

Learn How to Pose for the Myer FOTF State Final Photo Competitions

Times are changing, and so are the traditional Fashions on the Field competitions. For years FOTF was hosted at race tracks around the country with entrants showing off their creations and styling on a catwalk, twirling and smiling trying to catch the judge’s eye. Now with the rise of the photo competition, it’s more important [...]

2018-08-23T07:12:17+10:00August 23rd, 2018|Getting Started, Interviews|

New Zealand FOTF Final | My NZ Adventure Judging Viva Prix de Fashion

My first international race day! I was asked to judge the Derby Day and Viva Prix de Fashion FOTF competitions held at Ellerslie Racecourse in Auckland, New Zealand. What a privilege! Now, we all know I am a junky and have attended many race day events. Last year I managed to see my first [...]

2018-03-15T16:14:39+10:00March 15th, 2018|Interviews, Race Day Updates|

The Woman Behind the Sash | 2014 National Winner Brodie Worrell

This week we’re interviewing our 2014 national winner, Bodie Worrell, and hearing about her life both on and off the track! If you missed the interview with our 2016 national winner Courtney Moore, I recommend going back and reading that post first to really appreciate the significance of being crowned the national winner. You can [...]

2017-12-14T06:03:01+10:00December 14th, 2017|Interviews|

An Insider’s View on Judging a Fashions on the Field Competition

They sit at a fancy table, front row to all the glitz and glamour, surrounded by beautiful bouquets of flowers and served with flowing champagne and hors d’oeuvres. The judging panel. Recently, I was lucky enough to be given the honour of being seated at this table. Being able to critique and partake in [...]

2017-10-20T00:23:34+10:00September 21st, 2017|Fashion Tips, Interviews|