Author(s): Emily Power
To coincide with the 50th anniversary of Myer Fashions on the Field, this beautiful book celebrates the unique and long established link between the Melbourne Cup Carnival and style, exploring the fun and flamboyancy of fashion at Flemington over the years. Covering the designers and milliners who have shaped today's racewear, to the winners of Myer Fashions on the Field, as well as Jean Shrimpton and her white mini dress and the celebrities and royalty who have graced Flemington's famous lawns. Essays - interspersed with stunning photography - include: The all-inclusive nature of fashion at Flemington, an exciting forum where global runway trends are interpreted. A foreword by iconic hat designer Philip Treacy OBE and fashion designer Leona Edmiston. The history of Fashions on the Field, from the VRC's launch of a fashion contest in 1962 to the present-day national competition, plus a look at global raceday fashion events.