It’s the race that stops the nation but for us women it’s the outfit that we want others to stop in their tracks. It’s a time we’re we meet with Melbourne’s fashions elite, celebrities and enter the daring fashion on the fields competitions!
Wether you’ll be sipping on flutes of bubbles in the birdcage or on the lush renowned Flemington track, you’re outfit is your number one bet for the day.
The other night I had the pleasure of attending the launch of the David Jones Pop Up Shop
Style Edit: Jacket ALLSAINTS skirt & top: TOPSHOP
So, where to start?
Well, David Jones has you covered in Melbourne as they recently launched a spring racing pop up shop, for all your racing needs.
Jesinta Campbell stated on the opening night that finding your right spring racing outfit can be daunting. Giving us a little word of advice that it all starts with the dress, and from there the rest will follow through.
Photography credit: Robert Anthony Photography
Inside the pop up shop they will have the latest Australian designer fashion, millinery, accessories, handbags, shoes and sunglasses you name it they have it.
Expert artists from beauty brands including Clinique, Napoleon Perdis, Shu Uemura and YSL will be on hand for make up appointments, matching colour palettes with outfits. Visit the OPI Nail Bar for the most complete racewear look.
Photography credit: APL photography
Oh, and for four weeks from 4-8pm Friday it’ll be a little spring racing party inside the pop up shop with complimentary champagne and surprise appearances by David Jones ambassadors.
What are you waiting for? Giddy up foxes