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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 [...]

October 3rd, 2019|Fashion Tips, Trends|

The Woman Behind the Sash | 2018 National Winner Carle Rutledge

With the Myer National Fashions on the Field competition just around the corner and the excitement with the first of the State Finals taking place, I am so thrilled to be sharing this interview with the lovely Carle Rutledge who was sashed the 2018 winner. I love Carle’s impeccable style and quirky styling. She is [...]

September 19th, 2019|Interviews|

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 [...]

August 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 [...]

August 8th, 2019|Interviews|

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 [...]

July 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. [...]

July 11th, 2019|DIY, Fashion Tips|

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 [...]

June 27th, 2019|Interviews|

How I Turned a Coat Hanger into a Hat | A DIY Headpiece for the Races

They say necessity is the mother of invention. It was the day before Kirin Stakes Day, the FOTF competition had an Embellishment theme and I didn’t have a hat. So, I decided to use an old coat hanger! I know what you’re thinking… why can’t you just PLAN EARLY and save yourself the last-minute rush? [...]

June 13th, 2019|DIY, Race Day Updates|

Judging Rocky Amateurs Cup in a Purple Hot Water Bottle

I always feel extremely honoured when asked to judge at a race day. I take my role very seriously and try to make sure I look the part. Of course, this provides me with the opportunity (and excuse) to buy that unjustifiably indulgent dress I’ve been eyeing off for ages…. To me, if you are [...]

May 30th, 2019|DIY, Race Day Updates|