Posts tagged "Angela Menz"
Cairns Amateurs 2016 Wrap Day 2

Cairns Amateurs 2016 Wrap Day 2

Cairns Amateurs Day 2 otherwise known as Ladies Day started out early. Before the gates officially opened at Cannon Park, I welcomed the day with drinks and canapes near the mounting yard at a meet and greet event. Racing experts Steve Hawkins and Tony Clements shared their knowledge with the crowd by talking through their...
Cairns Amateurs 2016 Wrap Day 1

Cairns Amateurs 2016 Wrap Day 1

What happens when you mix three action packed days in Cairns, a whole lotta fun and five functions? You get a lot of outfit panic at the Carlton Mid Cairns Amateurs Carnival! I was lucky enough to head up to Cairns to enjoy my fourth carnival and be a part of the judging panel for...
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...
2016 Myer Fashions on the Field National Competition

2016 Myer Fashions on the Field National Competition

Want to keep track of the Myer Fashions on the Field National Competition? This post will be updated as each finalist is revealed… STATE FINAL 1: Queensland Event date: Saturday, January 9. Gold Coast Turf Club at Magic Millions raceday. Judging panel: Viktoria Novak (Myer Milliner), Jackie Frank (Group Publisher at Pacific Magazines), Edwina Robinson, Adrian...
2016 Myer Fashions on the Field State Competition – Queensland Womens Racewear

2016 Myer Fashions on the Field State Competition – Queensland Womens Racewear

A last minute decision saw me book a flight to the Gold Coast and head to Magic Millions raceday. I hadn’t attended the raceday since I went for the whole carnival week back in 2008. The carnival has grown and this year celebrated it’s 30th birthday. The fashions on the field competition has changed too,...
Myer Fashions on the Field Melbourne Cup 2015 Design Award

Myer Fashions on the Field Melbourne Cup 2015 Design Award

During the Melbourne Cup Carnival at Flemington, we uploaded images from Myer Fashions on the Field to our Instagram and Facebook pages, giving a live commentary of the event. These are some of the images we took of contestants, judges and celebrities from the Design Award competition on Melbourne Cup Day. The Design Award is...
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...
Sofitel Girl's Day Out 2015

Sofitel Girl’s Day Out 2015

Sofitel Girl’s Day Out at Flemington, was the raceday that marked the start of spring carnival. After freezing through the week in Melbourne and waking up to drops of rain, the weather gods decided to come on board and brought a beautiful sunny day. With my VRC membership freshly renewed I decided to check out...
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...
Cheap Thrills- Best Beauty Buy Under $10

Cheap Thrills- Best Beauty Buy Under $10

Sportsgirl Lip Chalk. For $9.95 this is of of my current favourite lip products. It’s my new go-to lip product as it’s super long lasting and doesn’t budge once it’s applied. What is Lip Chalk? Its in a lipgloss tube and is applied with a sponge tip wand. It applies as a cream and dries...
How to get noticed at the races

How to get noticed at the races

Angela and I used to have a rule when entering Fashions on the Field: it didn’t necessarily matter if we won or lost (ok, it kind of did), but everything was fine as long as we got “papped”. I’m sure this is painting us to be self-obsessed, scene-stealing, D-list wannabes, but one of our prime...