Race-going fashionistas have put a new spin on a much-loved style trend at this year’s Melbourne Cup.
Floral prints and patterns have forever been a timeless classic for any racing event but this year stylish punters are opting for colour-blocked dresses with statement-making fabric flowers.
In the Birdcage, model Olivia Molly Rogers donned a vibrant orange number by Eliya the Label with large flowers along the front.
Model Amy Pejkovic’s tight-fitting magenta number was trimmed with rose-like ruching by the same Melbourne-based label.
Gym-chain owner Amy Castano looked cute-but-chic in a pink mini dress by Atoir adored with colourful flowers down the front.
Floral prints have forever been a timeless classic for any racing event but this year stylish punters are opting for colour-blocked dresses with statement-making fabric flowers
AFL WAG Tayla Broad rocked a periwinkle blue cocktail frock with a satin flower on the high neckline.
Floral prints were still in abundance trackside as hundreds of women donned the evergreen trend in a kaleidoscope of colours.
Flowers have been a motif for the spring racing events for most of their decades-long history.
Each major event on the racing calendar has its own flower guests are encouraged to wear.
3d-flowers and floral prints were still in abundance trackside as hundreds of women donned the evergreen trend in a kaleidoscope of colours
Statement flowers were also a feature at Saturday’s Debry Day. Tess Shanahan (left) wore a flower-embellished neckline and Erin Holland (right) embraced the trend too
The yellow rose has become synonymous with the Melbourne Cup while punters will be wearing a purple rose in their buttonholes on Thursday’s Kennedy Oaks Day.
While the colours were lacking at Saturday’s Derby Day as per the event’s black and white dress code, the new modern floral trend was plentiful.
Oglialoro Couture dressed the stunning Tess Shanahan whose black-corseted mullet dress feature another flower embellished neckline.
Erin Holland embraced the trend too with her eyebrow-raising white hooded outfit with a huge flower detail on the hip.