Style Tips For Race Day Dressing

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Spring is officially here and with that comes the fabulous and fun race season. Race days are all about looking stylish and chic and whether you’re just starting off as a race day fashionista, are a regular attendee or the ultimate fashion race day pro, we have the top tips for this coming spring racing season to get you fashion ready. With local race days, the Melbourne Cup, Spring Carnival and Derby Day there are many events to dress for!


One of the most stylish and elegant events is Derby Day. The dress code for Derby day is predominately black and white and although the colour palette is monochromatic the results look outstanding. Either choose one colour or a mixture of both and add your own touch with a sleek hat, stunning bag and bold lips. The overall black and white combination is timeless, versatile and flattering.  


Avoid showing too much skin - keep it classic and chic, ladies. New to Sisters & Co is Australian brand Shona Joy - who’s dress designs encompass just that. Maintaining a focus on chic silhouette with elusive prints and luxe fabrics, Shona Joy’s dress collection epitomise modern style with no compromise on class.


Embrace the best of spring; think floral’s, lace and colours for a feminine race day look. A favourite for this season is Juliette Hogan’s summer bloom print in either a wrap dress style or full-length maxi. For more of an out of the ordinary floral opt for Karen Walker’s Pandores tie dress in fresh blue and white.


Pantsuits and jumpsuits are the perfect combination of tailoring and elegance. Inspire by our heroine Jean Batten the man pant or all in one is just as stylish, just as chic and you won’t need to worry about a anything being to short or tight.


Always ensure your accessories tie in with our outfit and you have comfortable, stylish shoes. A race day is not a sprint it’s more like a marathon so you need to be prepared to last the distance. Stay hydrated, make sure you are used to standing in our shoes and carry a clutch that is large enough to carry all your necessities for the day.

And finally remember this one simple rule to last the full race of the day with a sophisticated and chic air: one water, one champagne!