LIKE the Logie Awards and the Brownlow, the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival is one of the big ticket events when it comes to celebrity outfits.
The A-list right down to the who-the-hell-is-that-list? put their best foot forward at Flemington racecourse each year — rain, hail or searing sunshine (it’s Melbourne, so good luck predicting it).
It’s not just the weather that has to be battled. There’s the challenge of finding a hat or fascinator that has just the right amount of wow factor so you get photographed, but not too much so you look unhinged. It’s a fine line.
Each year some people get it more right than others. Let’s take a look back at some of the most iconic Melbourne Spring Racing looks.