Huge change in the popular spring fashion trend at the Melbourne Cup – and everyone is on board
Racing fashionistas put a new spin on a beloved style trend at this year’s Melbourne Cup.
Floral prints and patterns have always been a timeless classic for any racing event, but this year stylish punters are opting for colour-blocked dresses and statement-making fabric flowers.
At the Birdcage, model Olivia Molly Rogers wore a vibrant orange number from Eliya the Label with large flowers down the front.
Model Amy Pejkovic’s figure-hugging magenta number was trimmed with rose-like ruffles from the same Melbourne label.
Gym chain owner Amy Castano looked cute yet chic in a pink mini dress from Atoir, adored with colorful flowers on the front.
Floral prints have always 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 wore a periwinkle blue cocktail dress with a satin flower on the high neckline.
Floral prints continued to be in abundance on the circuit as hundreds of women donned the evergreen trend in a kaleidoscope of colours.
Flowers have been a motif for spring races for most of their decades-long history.
Each major event on the racing calendar has its own flowers that guests must carry.
3D flowers and floral prints continued to abound on the circuit as hundreds of women donned the evergreen trend in a kaleidoscope of colors
Statement flowers were also a highlight of Debry Day on Saturday. Tess Shanahan (left) wore a floral embellished neckline and Erin Holland (right) also embraced the trend
The yellow rose has become synonymous with the Melbourne Cup, while punters will wear a purple rose in their buttonholes on Kennedy Oaks Day on Thursday.
Although colors were lacking on Derby Day on Saturday as per the event’s black and white dress code, the new modern floral trend was in abundance.
Oglialoro Couture dressed the beautiful Tess Shanahan whose dress featured black corsets and another floral embellished neckline.
Erin Holland also embraced the trend with her eyebrow-raising white hooded outfit with a huge floral detail on the hip.