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5 TIPS TO ACCOMPLISHING A POLISHED RACE DAY LOOK

5 TIPS TO ACCOMPLISHING A POLISHED RACE DAY LOOK

1. Decide on your budget Are you competing in Fashions on the Field (FOTF) or are you attending just for fun? If you’re planning on entering FOTF, be prepared to commit to spending more on your overall look; in the region of several hundred dollars with your custom-made dress and/or millinery. If you are just looking to have fun and look good, you can actually rent millinery and dresses online. I’d recommend millinerymarket.com.au for your headpiece and dressforanight.com.a … Read more

WINTER LAYERS - how to layer with style

WINTER LAYERS - how to layer with style

Be brave this winter and step out in stylish winter fashion that doesn’t make you look frumpy! Yes, it is possible to dress for winter without looking like the Michelin Man! The secret: Layers. Layering up for winter when you live in a climate that regularly drops below 15°C means you need to be prepared. Melbourne is rumoured to host four seasons in one day, however in Toowoomba, the real problem is the wind chill factor. Relentless winds during the cool … Read more

WEETWOOD WRAP UP – the best of the best from 2018 Weetwood FOTF

WEETWOOD WRAP UP – the best of the best from 2018 Weetwood FOTF

The Fashions on the Field Competition is where you’ll always find me on race day and the Toowoomba Weetwood is the highlight of my racing calendar. Each racing event I attend, I fashion together an outfit that suits my colouring, body shape, and the seasonality of the race day. This year, I fell in love with a piece of millinery and developed my idea around the headpiece. A closer look at my millinery, created by Johanna Guerin called “Autumn Cascade”. … Read more

THE FAMILY OUTING WARDROBE MALFUNCTION - be practical without compromising on style

THE FAMILY OUTING WARDROBE MALFUNCTION - be practical without compromising on style

It happens to the best of us. We plan everything down to what time we need to arrive, how many snacks, toys and wet wipes we’ll need, but we forget to choose a functional outfit that flatters our shape and makes us feel good. ‘It’s just not high on the priority list’, I hear you say. Well I challenge you to think about it a little more. On a family day out, you need to be able to bend, sit, kneel, carry multiple things at once and be photo ready – because … Read more

RACEDAY READY - your guide to being ready for the races in Autumn

RACEDAY READY - your guide to being ready for the races in Autumn

When it comes to Racedays, I can't think of anything more exciting than Fashions on the Field (FOTF). For many, the FOTF is just the sideshow with the racing as the main event - however for me, it's completely the other way around! No amount of silk, leather, felt, straw, quills and feathers is ever too much! You'll find me entering FOTF every chance I get and so far, I have a 90% success rate of making it through to the Finals, winning Runner Up in the 2015 Melbourne Cup in Toowoomba at Cli … Read more