Monthly archive August, 2013
How to win Fashions on the Field, by Lisa (part 1)

How to win Fashions on the Field, by Lisa (part 1)

I’d like to preface this post by saying that Angela Menz is much more skilled at Fashions on the Field competitions than I am. She’s won more, she’s made more finals and she is one of the most creative and stylish people I’ve ever met. But I’ve got some runs on the board, mostly here...
Luscious Lashes

Luscious Lashes

One of my beauty addictions (and I have many) is a love of false eyelashes. During normal days I don’t even like to wear mascara, but for special occasions such as the races I go all out. It can be tricky to master the art of putting on false eyelashes but here’s a few tips...
Walter Van Beirendonck- Dream the World Awake

Walter Van Beirendonck- Dream the World Awake

Walter Van Beirendonck: Dream the World Awake is an exhibition being held at the RMIT Design Hub in Melbourne. I finally had a chance to go and see the exhibition for myself and I was not disappointed. For those of you not familiar with Walter Van Beirendonck he is a designer who graduated from the...
How to dress for inclement weather

How to dress for inclement weather

Flash flooding and hailstones at Flemington. The threat of a tornado at Galway Ladies’ Day. Dark grey skies looming over Royal Ascot. It’s hard enough to work out what to wear to the races without having to contend with these atmospheric dilemmas. But if there’s anything we’ve learned over the years, it’s how to dress...
Myer Fashions on the Field Queensland Final, 2013

Myer Fashions on the Field Queensland Final, 2013

Congratulations to Crystal Kimber, who has won the Myer Fashions on the Field state final for Queensland at the Gold Coast Turf Club. Although a Melburnian, Crystal will now represent Queensland in the national Myer Fashions on the Field competition at Flemington Racecourse during the Melbourne Cup Carnival in November. In a very high-class field,...
Galway's best dressed on Ladies' Day, 2013

Galway’s best dressed on Ladies’ Day, 2013

While racing continues at Galway Racecourse in Ireland, the Anthony Ryan Best Dressed awards have been judged and the results are in. Congratulations to make-up artist Rachelle Guiry from Limerick, who was named the Best Dressed Lady in her very feminine ensemble comprising a baby blue lace embellished dress with a 50s-style veiled pillbox by...
How to last in high heels

How to last in high heels

Sometimes in order to get the fashion look you want, you have to suffer a little. One look at my mangled feet pretty much says it all… and it ain’t pretty! Day to day I generally wear flats (although that certainly wasn’t the case for a few years) but getting dressed up for the races...