A Guide on What to Wear to the Races

It’s no secret that the spring racing season is one of the biggest events of the Adelaide fashion calendar. From the strictly monochromatic fashion of Derby Day, to the head turning styles at the biggest day of the racing calendar: Melbourne Cup – so it’s important to dress for the occasion.

This year’s fashion focus for the races comes in the form of The Fashion Booth, a mirrored photo booth that helps you capture your outfit and then email the photos straight to your phone. Launching at Morphettville Racecourse for the first time, The Fashion Booth is a digital fashion competition – an update on the traditional catwalk parade. Be in the running to win a collection of prizes by simply sending yourself a photo from The Fashion Booth, posting it to social media and tagging @the_fashion_booth_.

There are few rules when it comes to spring racing fashion: look the part, avoid short hemlines, add a hat or fascinator and wear comfortable heels (kitten heels are here for a reason!). From sets, to flowing midi length dresses or even a tailored suit, racewear has become the perfect mix of on-trend and elegant fashion. It’s the time of year to experiment with statement pieces, bold looks and, of course, your favourite headwear.




Photography by Meaghan Coles.


*This content is sponsored by The Races SA.




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