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High Fashion High Tea for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week presented by Kangan Institute and the Westin Melbourne

High Fashion High Tea for Melbourne Spring Fashion Week presented by Kangan Institute and the Westin Melbourne

What happens when you combine Kangan Institute millinery students, graduates and high tea at The Westin? You get one fabulous perfect afternoon! I was thrilled to be invited as a guest to enjoy an indulgent high tea whilst checking out a showcase parade from Kangan Institute’s graduates and current students. Hosted as a part of...
Caulfield Cup 2016 Chadstone Fashion Stakes

Caulfield Cup 2016 Chadstone Fashion Stakes

Caulfield Cup 2016 saw many women again vying for the winners sash in the Chadstone Fashion Stakes. Following a slightly different format to other racetracks, daily finalists are selected over the carnival before going in the Grand Final held on Caulfield Cup Day. There were two finals held this year- 18-40 year olds, and a...
Fashion Flashback: A Decade of Angela's Caulfield Cup Style

Fashion Flashback: A Decade of Angela’s Caulfield Cup Style

This year will be the 10th year I’ve attended the Caulfield Cup. Each year (with one exception) I have entered the Chadstone Fashion Stakes. Until the last couple of years I lived in Canberra, so attending was a pretty serious commitment to attending a raceday and fashion competition. I’ll also add I have never won...
Fred Hates Fashion MSFW 2015

Fred Hates Fashion MSFW 2015

Fred Hates Fashion was back for it’s third year, and this time as part of the official Melbourne Spring Fashion Week (MSFW) program. I had the pleasure of attending the very first FHF show and it was so good to see how much it has grown since then. Docklands Studios was the perfect venue for...
Kim Fletcher Millinery 2015 Spring Collection

Kim Fletcher Millinery 2015 Spring Collection

Kim Fletcher, one of Melbourne (and Australia’s) best loved and well known milliners launched her new 2015 spring collection at Lexus Brighton in Melbourne. Enlisting the help of family, friends and a gorgeous line up of models she presented her 15th spring millinery show. With designs that ranged from playful and fun, to elegant and...
London calling! The rising stars of British millinery

London calling! The rising stars of British millinery

Existing since the 1700s in England, the art of millinery has been refined, reworked and revamped into the most modern of forms over the last three centuries in Britain. While some milliners choose to maintain old-world techniques, others adopt the latest technology from alternative fields to produce their one-of-a-kind signature styles. While their manufacturing processes...
To repeat? Or not to repeat? That is the question.

To repeat? Or not to repeat? That is the question.

With Spring Carnival coming up next month in Australia, outfit planning is well underway for many racegoers- myself included. I endeavor to attend a good number of racedays over the season which requires many outfits. Something I often get asked is how many outfits I’ll prepare and wear over the carnival. The answer is… way...
EVENT - The Hat Emporium, London

EVENT – The Hat Emporium, London

Unique designs from some of Britain and Ireland’s top young milliners will be offered for sale at The Hat Emporium, a pop-up event to be held in London for the upcoming racing, wedding and event season. The Hat Emporium will take place in the Salon at the May Fair Hotel from Friday, May 22 until...
Flemington Autumn Fashion Instagram Competition

Flemington Autumn Fashion Instagram Competition

Recognising that the vast majority of us are Instagram addicts (not me – damn Windows 7 Nokia!), the VRC have introduced an ingenious competition for the Festival of Racing which makes great use of our smart phone-assisted photography habit. The Flemington Autumn Fashion Instagram competition invites anyone* – male or female – with an Instagram...
Angela's Top 5 Ladies Style and Racing Moments for 2013

Angela’s Top 5 Ladies Style and Racing Moments for 2013

5. Failing The Members Fashion Test. In the past week there have a been a couple of articles in the news (link & link) about women being asked to leave the members area at the race track for not adhering to the members dress codes. In both instances the women were spoken to due to...
Magic Millions 2014- Kate Peck

Magic Millions 2014- Kate Peck

The countdown is on the the Myer Fashions on the Field at Magic Millions 2014. Held at the Gold Coast the event will be hosted by international model, VJ, MTV presenter and recently appointed Myer Ambassador Kate Peck. As a woman who knows her fashion, Kate has a few tips for ladies entering FOTF on Saturday...
Glomesh Is Back

Glomesh Is Back

I was so happy to get an email earlier this week alerting me to the re-launch of Glomesh. The iconic Australian brand was high on my wish list when as a fashion obsessed teenager I would go hunting after school in second hand stores hoping to get my hands on a prized hand bag or...