Introducing Sammie O'Brien: Brisbane Racing Carnival Ambassador
She's a Channel 7 presenter and much-loved country girl at heart. Get to know this year's Brisbane Racing Carnival Ambassador.
1. Tell us about your role as Racing Carnival Ambassador and what you are most looking forward to:
I absolutely love seeing the fashion. It's one of the rare occasions where you can get really frocked up for a day time event and push the boundaries with fashion.
SHOP SAMMIE'S LOOK: LEE MATTHEWS (DAVID JONES) MARGOT LONG SLEEVE TOP $399 | LEE MATTHEWS (DAVID JONES) STELLA FOREST SILK SATIN SKIRT $339 | HEPBURN & CO. (DAVID JONES) BOW CLIP $29.95 | TONY BIANCO FAYME HEEL $189.95
2. Which of the race days most suit your personal style?
Fashion Forward (Hardy Brothers Doomben Cup Day). I really love how experimental you can be with this theme – it's how I like to think I am with my own style!
3. Morning must-have for getting race day ready:
I always start my morning with a coffee. That’s a must!
SHOP SAMMIE'S LOOK: MORGAN & TAYLOR (DAVID JONES) HEADBAND $59.95 | ALICE MCCALL ONLY EVERYTHING DRESS $495 | ALICE MCCALL SWEET STREET LEATHER JACKET $595 | TONY BIANCO FAYME HEELS $189.95
4. Which of the carnival events are you most excited for?
Definitely the Carnival High Tea on Friday 31st May.
5. Hats or headpieces:
I love myself a hat! I always have! I’m also really loving the embellished headbands, I think they’re feminine and classy and you can have a lot of fun with them.
SHOP SAMMIE'S LOOK: CAMILLA & MARC (DAVID JONES) DIMMER BLAZER $699 | BEC & BRIDGE (DAVID JONES) CE’ST MAGNIFIQUE SPLIT DRESS $220 | TONY BIANCO ELLA MULTI SNAKE ANKLE BOOTS $229 | MILANA (DAVID JONES) FEDORA $89.95 | LOVISA ACCESSORIES.