Looking for a Melbourne Cup Head Piece?

Spring Racing Carnival is in full swing with Derby Day this weekend and Melbourne Cup on Tuesday, November 1.  If you’re anything like us, you’re probably feeling slightly unorganised and panicked about what to wear — especially on your head!

Well we’re hoping if you’re going to Derby Day tomorrow that you’ve already sorted out your strictly monochrome attire, but luckily there’s still the weekend to find your headpiece for Melbourne Cup. We’ve pulled together our favourite hats, headbands and accessories from our go-to racewear designers.

Nerida Winter


Zatanna – $295, neridawinter.com

St Lucia – $220, neridawinter.com

Las Flores – $275, neridawinter.com

Sylvy Earl


Straw hat – POA, sylvyearl.bigcartel.com

Daisy headband – $310, sylvyearl.bigcartel.com

66 The Label


Straw boaters – from $90,66thelabel.com

Corset – $260, 66thelabel.com

Silk neck tie – $69, 66thelabel.com

Still looking for something to do this Melbourne Cup in Adelaide? Head along to Morphettville Racecourse! There’s a variety of packages and options still available — plus Sneaky Sound System will be performing in the Rose Garden at this year’s event. Find out more about what’s on at Morphettville this Melbourne Cup day here. Don’t forget to come say hi to the CLIQUE Mag team at the Beauty Bar with Media Makeup & Clip Joint Salons in the general admission area, too.




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