Fashion, What I Wore

Spring Racing: Oaks Day

21st October, 2014


Oaks Day is ladies day so opt for a more feminine approach on this day. Think soft, pretty and feminine when putting your outfit together. You can never go wrong with floral prints and beautiful lace but this season it’s all about pretty pastels. When it comes to headwear opt for a gorgeous floral headpiece, bejewelled headband, lace veil or fine netting, as they are the top trends for this day. When it comes to accessories you can’t go wrong with heels and clutch in a neutral tone.



DRESS: Camilla and Marc [see more Spring Racing options HERE]

HEADPIECE: Nerida Winter

CLUTCH: Balenciaga – Cosmopolitan Shoes

HEELS:  Givenchy – Cosmopolitan Shoes



For the behind the scenes footage from this shoot make sure you check out Fashion Bloggers on the Style Network on October 29.


Shop Spring Racing: Derby Day looks HERE.

Shop Spring Racing: Melbourne Cup looks HERE.

See ‘What I Wore: Derby Day 2013′ HERE.

See ‘Autumn Racing Headwear’ HERE.


Shop race day accessories, perfect for Oaks Day attire:

Rock N Rose Cressida Halo HeadbandPalladium-plated, Swarovski crystal and faux pearl headbandGold-plated Swarovski crystal headbandASOS Rose Bud Veil Headpiece – RedAlexandria silver-tone Swarovski crystal headbandPadlock leather clutchPigalle 100mm pumpsSuspenodo 85mm slingback pumps


Here are some race day tips to really make your Oaks Day outfit stand out from the rest:


– It’s all about ladylike elegance on Oaks Day.

– Pretty pastels and floral headpieces are key trends this season.

– Nude coloured accessories offer a softer approach than black.

– When it comes to nails, to compliment the feminine theme opt for a pastel nail colour. See my favourite Oaks Day nail colours HERE.



– Try and avoid wearing black on this day as black is bettered suited to Derby day.

– Don’t overload on fake tan. Keep your make-up soft and pretty.

– Taking your shoes off on a race day is not an option so try taking a pair of foldable ballet flats in your handbag.


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  • Reply Katie 1st November, 2014 at 8:20 pm

    Completely gorgeous. Love the colour of the dress, so soft and feminine.

  • Reply Liz ~ Apple of the Eye 26th November, 2014 at 1:18 am

    I love the dress on you and the head piece you’re wearing… gorgeous!

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