Racing dress code: feminine
We chat to Westfield Queensland Stylist Annabel Falco about the softer colour palette and ladylike glamour that typifies Treasury Brisbane Ladies Oaks Day race day.
What sets Ladies Day apart from other carnival events?
Ladies Day is all about celebrating women and is considered one of the most glamorous race days. Femme, flirty and on-trend florals are always a winning combination where luxe details such as lace, feathers and sophisticated cuts will set you apart from the rest.
Fashion faux pas we should all avoid this carnival:
Uncomfortable heels and dressing for the wrong season.
If you could style anyone for this event, who would you choose and why?
Jesinta Franklin. I love that she takes risks and pushes fashion boundaries.
What advice would you give to Fashions on the Field entrants?
Keep trends in mind but go with what suits you and what you feel most comfortable and confident in.
Fave Westfield Chermside brands for feminine racewear?
Alice McCall, Mimco and Aje.
Shop the look: FEMININE LOOKS
WHERE TO FIND THESE LOOKS: 1. SHEIKE OLIVIA FAUX FUR COAT $199.95 | 2. FOREVER NEW SATIN SLIP DRESS $119.99 | 3. NINE WEST CINTIA HEEL $159.95 | 4. ANTHONYS FINE JEWELLERY 18CT ROSE GOLD AUSTRALIAN SOUTH SEA PEARL & DIAMOND EARRING $1,995 | 5. FOREVER NEW VIOLET METAL FLOWER FASCINATOR $49.99 | 6. MYER INC.REDIBLE JELLY SHOT LIP QUENCHER $16 | 7. MIMCO ELEMENT SATCHEL $379
Meet the stylist | Annabel Falco
For tailored style advice, Westfield Chermside’s personal stylists know the centre as well as they know the latest trends. With over nine years’ experience in fashion styling and journalism working with the likes of Style Magazine, Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival and Mimco, just to name a few, Annabel Falco speaks the language of fashion like no other.