Occasion 1: Derby Day
Date: Saturday 2 November, 2019
Our Take: “I’ll keep it classic in a balloon-sleeve blouse and trousers – in monochrome, of course” – Chloe Buttenshaw, Senior Fashion Editor
Kaia Top, $380, available at myer.com.au.
Belinda Pant, $249, available at hansenandgretel.com.
Sylvie 1969 Patent Leather Mini Top Handle Bag, $4195, available at gucci.com/au.
Oscar de la Renta Shoes, POA, oscardelarenta.com.
Paisley Sunglasses, $380, available at zimmermannwear.com.
Link Bracelet, $11,100, available at tiffany.com.au.
Occasion 2: Melbourne Cup
Date: Tuesday 5 November 2019
Our Take: “Bright is best for the Melbourne Cup – think canary yellow and cute accessories” – Monica Russell, Fashion Editor
Kennedy Asymmetric Ruffled Floral-Print Georgette Dress, $1313.50, available at net-a-porter.com.
Paula Sunglasses, $480, available at loewe.com.
Azeline Leather Kitten Heel Sandal, $475, available at maraandmine.com.
Trellis Lirio Plant Pot Mini Bucket Bag, $617, available at shopbop.com.
Occasion 3: Stakes Day
Date: Saturday 9 November 2019
Our Take: “Stakes Day is the carnival’s most relaxed, so I’ll be opting for a belted shirt-dress and wide-brimmed hat” – Jana Pokorny, Fashion Director.
Espionage Bow Shirt Dress, $595, available at zimmermannwear.com.
Eden Leather Sandals, $569, available at net-a-porter.com.
Dauphine Bag, $4150, available at au.louisvuitton.com.
Giga Spinner Pinned Raffia Hat, $891, available at matchesfashion.com.
Marni Earrings, $354, available at farfetch.com.
This article initially appeared in the November issue of Marie Claire magazine.