Monthly archive November, 2013
Ballarat Cup Fashion Wrap

Ballarat Cup Fashion Wrap

Last Sunday I attended the Ballarat Cup, getting one last spring carnival fashion fix in before the season was over. It certainly didn’t feel like spring though, with temperatures dipping into territory that would be acceptable in the middle of winter and smatterings of rain throughout the afternoon. Thankfully though the dicey weather didn’t deter...
Lux Bite, South Yarra, VIC

Lux Bite, South Yarra, VIC

Last Thursday I was excited to be heading off to South Yarra where LuxBite was celebrating the silly season and the launch of their new website with a Christmas party instore. LuxBite is a cafe and patisserie that opened in 2010 and since then has well and truly made a mark on the dessert scene...
Event- Ballarat Cup, Myer FOTF Information

Event- Ballarat Cup, Myer FOTF Information

This Sunday the Spring Carnival continues in Victoria with the running of the Ballarat Cup at Dowling Forrest Racecourse. Located a mere 115km from Melbourne, it’s a good place to go and escape the city for a day. The day plays host to Myer Fashions on the Field with special guest judge, Myer ambassador Lauren...
Melbourne Cup Carnival 2013: Rights and Wrongs

Melbourne Cup Carnival 2013: Rights and Wrongs

Each year, the Melbourne Cup Carnival provides us with some glowing highlights, and some glaring lows. Upon close reflection of the week that was, Angela and Lisa have compiled their list of tip-top moments and sights we’d prefer not to have seen. RIGHTS MELBOURNE CUP DAY FASHIONS ON THE FIELD At one stage during the...
The 2013 Birdcage Report

The 2013 Birdcage Report

Back when we were (serial) Fashions on the Field contestants, spending our time swanning around the Fashions on the Field enclosure and hoping to catch the eyes of the judges and any roving newspaper photographer, we imagined that one day we would be invited into the hallowed grounds of The Birdcage. That sacred area where...
Rice Workshop Official Opening, Melbourne, VIC

Rice Workshop Official Opening, Melbourne, VIC

When the invitation to the official opening of Rice Workshop landed in my inbox I was intrigued and more than a little bit excited. I was promised a new Japanese food concept along with an opening night dress theme of Harajuku. Having been to Japan a few years ago and immediately falling in love with...
Melbourne Cup Day Wrap

Melbourne Cup Day Wrap

The festivities of Melbourne Cup Day actually started the night before for OTOT and a few of the Myer Fashions on the Field state finalists (namely NSW, Tasmania and Queensland), at the Pre-Melbourne Cup Cocktail Function at the Stamford Plaza, hosted by Sharon Lenton Events. Kelli Odell, Alex Hecker and Crystal Kimber made a dramatic...
Emirates Stakes Day Fashions on the Field

Emirates Stakes Day Fashions on the Field

And here are our winners! The winner, who wad crowned “Miss Emirates Stakes” is wearing a vintage dress bought in Byron Bay, and says her mother convinced her to enter. She wins, among other prizes, a business class trip for two to Dubai. Congratulations to all of today’s Emirates Stakes Day Fashions on the Field...
The National Myer Fashions on the Field Final

The National Myer Fashions on the Field Final

And the winner of the Myer Fashions on the Field National Final for 2013 is Chloe Moo representing Victoria! First runner-up is Kelli Odell from New South Wales. Second runner-up is Queensland – Crystal Kimber, who’s presented with her prize by The Hills and The City star Whitney Port. It all comes down to this!...
LIVE - Millinery Award

LIVE – Millinery Award

And the winner is Aniss Studio with an amazing wooden creation! First runner-up is Taboo Millinery Melbourne. 2nd runner up is Rebecca Share Coco Rocha arrives to present the awards in one of our favourites, a.concept by Anthony Capon! The grand final is about to start (unfortunately no final for me). Here are the finalists…...
LIVE - Victorian Final Myer Fashions on the Field

LIVE – Victorian Final Myer Fashions on the Field

We have a winner! The state finalist for Victoria is Chloe Moo, the Melbourne Cup Day winner! The finalists are on stage now from Derby, Melbourne Cup and today’s Oaks Day finals. Who will it be?
LIVE - Designer Award, Melbourne Cup Day

LIVE – Designer Award, Melbourne Cup Day

And the winner is Oscar Calvo, congratulations! First runner-up… And the winners are… Second runner-up. We may be biased, but Anthony Capon’s incredible gold lace and sequin ensemble is our favourite. 12:45 – The final of the Design Award is about to begin… And here are the finalists! 1:30 – The fabulous Dita von Teese...