STYLED BY SAMANTHA HARAN
Fashion girls and our endless affinity for spring racing season - the fantastic florals, champagne and chardonnay. Glasses clinking under a sunlit sky. With November fast approaching, the races are just around the corner, and with that, comes the all-too-familiar dilemma: what to wear? Retro luxury fashion has made a huge comeback this year and we have an extensive range of affordable, Australian-made items that will be perfect for your day at the showgrounds. Not only that, but we’ve got your whole outfit sorted - the dress, the jewellery, and makeup too!
THE DRESS: THE PATRICIA
Looking for something chic but sultry? Try the Patricia Dress!
Named after Patricia Field, a stylist known for her bold yet trans-seasonal fashion. Patricia Field went from working with major fashion houses taking over the silver screen as costume designer on the iconic Sex and the City and The Devil Wears Prada. The dress is made with a stunning purple pleated satin material, featuring a waistband with a built-in diamoti buckle.
THE STYLING: DAZZLE IN SILVER
Patricia works great with silver, so try it with our Silver Chained Earrings and Jewel Rhinestone Necklace. Style it up with the gorgeous Shimmer Bella Flat Clutch in Black, Chrome Heel Dress Pumps (Black) and burgundy lips to match.
THE DRESS: THE BRIGITTE
Want something more daring? The Brigitte Dress is what you need!
Named after Ms Brigitte Bardot herself, the Brigitte Dress exudes sensuality and confidence. Featuring a sharp plunging collar and 3 tiered pleated skirt, it comes in a vibrant purple satin that is sure to capture attention.
THE STYLING: MAKE A STATEMENT
THE DRESS: THE SASHA
Looking for a balance between feminine and grunge? Pick out the Sasha Dress!
This classic piece is made with a heavy black duchess satin, and features a beautiful lace back with gun-metal Swarovski crystals and an angular skirt hem.
THE STYLING: EXPERIMENT WITH COLOUR
The Sasha gown is a stunning blank canvas that invites experimentation with accessories - so go wild! Try out these fantastic Fuchsia Tassel Earrings, Ophelia Rose Gold Necklace and Calypso Cocktail Clutch in Yellow.
THE DRESS: THE BEVERLEY
As for the absolute showstopper? The Beverley Dress, of course.
This stunning dress is named after the infinitely iconic Beverley Johnson - the first model of colour to make it onto the front cover of Vogue in 1974. The Beverley Dress is intricately designed, made with a soft luxe black satin and featuring a cross tie back and asymmetrical frill.
THE STYLING: GO ALL OUT
This dress calls for the classic, all-out styling - jacket, red lip, gold earrings, satin headband. For our picks, try out the Liza Jacket, Long Drop Earrings With Swarovski Stones and decadent Gray Headband.
THE DRESS: THE SAVANNAH
Want a touch of elegance? The Savannah Dress is a one of a kind design you won't find anywhere else.
It is a beautifully tailored style featuring a number of complimentary features, including long-flowing chiffon sleeves, hand sewn floral embroidered straps with Swavorksi crystals and a stunning sweetheart neckline.
THE STYLING: KEEP IT SIMPLE