Race Day Ready: What to wear to the Spring Races

Spring is not only a time of blooming flowers and warmer weather but also the season of one of the most awaited events on the social calendar—the Spring Races, especially the Melbourne Cup! We understand that choosing the perfect ensemble for the races can be both thrilling and challenging. Whether you're a seasoned racegoer or attending your first event, we are here to help you start planning your outfit early and show you some latest race day fashion trends.

To start off, why not take a look at our new favourites at the moment that would be amazing for the races:

The Nara Dress is a midi off the shoulder (can also be worn on the shoulder) style and comes in a gorgeous rose pink colour or if you like wearing darker shades, it also comes in a stunning navy. Made in a nice stretch lace this type of dress is one you can wear all day while at the races without getting uncomfortable.

Florencia is a dress that can impress and is made in beautiful shades like emerald and royal blue and also comes in a chic black. The simplicity of this dress makes styling with accessories easy- pop on a fascinator or headband, add some statement earrings, paired with a stylish bag and you are good to go!

Looking for something different, then check out the Angel Dress in the fun pink red multi print.. Combined with the print, the cut of the asymmetrical hemline and layered tiers create an illusion of flow and has a more modern appeal. This is because it aligns with the current trend of pushing boundaries and experimenting with the traditional garment structures. Making this a piece that will set you apart from the large crowds at the races.

Now let us delve and explore further into other trends and inspirations on what else you can wear at the races this year.

Floral Finesse

Floral dresses are a favourite for spring races! They capture the essence of spring, bringing the beauty of nature to your ensemble. From delicate blossoms to vibrant blooms, floral prints exhibits femininity, grace, and a touch of romance, making them the most ideal choice for the races.

One Shoulder Wonder

If you're looking to make a statement at the races, consider the undeniable allure of one shoulder dresses. The asymmetry of a one shoulder dress instantly adds a touch of drama to your look, drawing attention to your collarbone and shoulders, creating a captivating focal point.

Pastel Perfection Hues

Pastel colours have long been associated with spring fashion for their ability to capture the essence of the season. Soft, muted tones, reminiscent of blooming flowers and clear skies, evoke feelings of freshness and femininity. Classic choices like lilac, blush pink and baby blue are some hues we see that exude exactly that!

Dare To Bare, Off Shoulder Dresses

Show a little skin with an off shoulder style dress as they are renowned for the ability to blend contemporary style with timeless charm. Expose a hint of skin while maintaining an elegant silhouette, making it perfect for race day.

All In The Tiers

Dresses with cascading tiers add a playful twist to a race day look. These type of dresses feature layers of fabric that create volume and movement, with the ideal added amount of flirtatious touch to the outfit. Also the three styles below are super comfy to wear all day!

Ruffle Your Style

Ruffles add a sense of dynamic drama and charm to your attire, creating depth and texture that captivates the eye! Not only is it visually stylish and striking, with the right ruffle details it can effortlessly elevate your look to another level.

Embrace The Lace

Lace dresses are characterised by their intricate patterns and delicate craftsmanship. This attention to detail adds depth and texture to the outfit, creating an alluring visual appeal. For a look that seamlessly combines grace and glamour, turn to lace style dresses as they are the embodiment of race day elegance.

Beauty Of The Bold & Bright

The epitome of race day excitement, embrace a bold and eye-catching outfit that stands out in the crowd. Command attention and make a memorable impression while creating an energy that reflects the vibrant spirit of the season!

Small Details, Big Impact: It's All In The Accessories

While your outfit may be the focal point, carefully chosen details whether it's a radiant headband, sparkling earrings, a chic handbag or a defining belt will help you stand out at the races.

Now you have read through all you need to know about what to wear, what are you waiting for? Get ready to don your finest attire, place your bets, and immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of spring racing. With careful planning and a dash of style, you're sure to create lasting memories at this year's spring race events!

So don't leave your outfit to the last minute, click below to see more Spring Race styles:

See what some of our exclusive Facebook community has shared with us and their feedback for what they wore to the races!

Evangeline customer

Sherryl - "I totally stepped out of my comfort zone and bought the Evangeline... omg what a beautiful dress soooo comfy made me feel smaller than I am absolutely highly recommend it"

melanie customer

Angie - "Absolutely loved my dress. Comfort isn't something that comes to mind when dressing for the races, yet this was the most comfortable dress i have worn. Thank you for all your help!"

tatiana customer

Justine - "Melbourne Cup, I felt really good in the dress and it was so comfortable."

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