Had enough of all the do’s and don’ts when it comes to racing season attire? This spring, step up your style and opt for a modern take on tradition. We’ve curated our best tips & tricks so you can be the chicest woman on the track.
THE STAPLE HEADPIECE
For big race days, the rules of millinery (women’s head-pieces) are set in tradition. But for more relaxed events, skip your fascinator fall-back option and try a bold and dreamy statement piece instead - like an encrusted floral headband.
Get the look at Forever New - Bella Flower & Pearl Fascinator
DON’T BE AFRAID TO GO BIG
The extra large straw hat created by French Designer Jacquemus was all over Europe this summer. Don’t be modest – preppy accessories like this work well in larger dimensions. Plus, it can double as a super convenient shield from the afternoon sun!
Get the look at David Jones - Jill and Jack Double Brim Distressed Boater
A PINK & RED OBSESSION
Call it a style throwback that won’t quit, but the combination of pink and red isn’t leaving anytime soon. With a romantic and feminine vibe, this pairing evokes a touch of nostalgia. Spring racing is the perfect time to show your true colours…
Get the look at David Jones - By Johnny Zinnia Slip Midi Dress
Guaranteed to make every list of spring racing fashion essentials, statement sunglasses are a must. We love the ’50s cat-eye shape and gorgeous blush pink hue of these. They’re affordable and also feature Category 3 lenses with high-reduction glare and UV protection. Hello, sensible!
A chic suit will always turn heads for the right reason during spring racing. Don’t be afraid to buy separates, and mix-and-match to find your perfect combination. Just stick to a complementary colours like light grey, stone and other soft neutrals to avoid a colour blocking crisis!