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Oaks Day Dress Code 2018

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Customer Happiness Team

October 30, 2018

On your marks, get set, GO! Oaks Day, traditionally referred to as ‘Ladies day’ is known for its elegantly sophisticated approach to style. Drawing focus on a slightly more feminine dress code, Oaks Day promises fashion enthusiasts pretty florals, alluring pastels, all things free flowing and fabulous (champagne included of course). It’s a chance for racegoers to truly get in touch with their feminine side and channel all things pretty and ladylike.

Celebrate all things feminine with a pretty pink dress or, perhaps, an ethereally inspired ruffled silhouette. Dazzle the crowds in shades of lavender or embrace the classics with springtime florals. Choosing the perfect headpiece is a must, dare to be brilliant with dramatic brimmed sun hats or keep it sweet and super girly with a delicately understated floral headpiece. Want to keep up with the trend? Try adding a long flowing ribbon to your relaxed styled ponytail.

Get inspired with our top 7 picks to try at his years Oaks Day, Spring Racing Carnival!


Lilac Floral Frill Dress available to hire from

Va Va Voom, make a statement this spring racing season in an asymmetric silhouette! This trend will suit almost any body type making it one our favourites looks to try at your upcoming Oaks Day event! Whether it’s an off-the-shoulder top to show off your décolletage or an asymmetric ruffled skirt, try this sexy-meets-sweet style today and you’ll undoubtedly feel on top of your fashion game. The perfect look for your upcoming Oaks Day function, an asymmetric dress will have you feeling picture ready in no time!


Felicity Midi Dress available to hire from

Lilac is panning out to be one of this season’s hottest colour trends and we can’t help but fall head over heels in love with this beautifully feminine colour shade. The perfect accompaniment to your ‘fashion on the field’ look. A shade of purple will contrast magically against the scenic outdoor setting of bewildering greenery! Take a plunge this racing season with a lavishly lavender feel. You’ll feel pleasantly feminine and fresh in no time with this berry inspired shade. Try it today!

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Aurora Mini Dress available to hire from

You can’t go past the classical ‘pretty in pink’ fashion trend! Pink has to be the quintessential feminine-feel fashion pick of all time and, possibly the best representation of girl power which we support here at GC! Looking for the perfect glam girl statement? Get gorgeous Marilyn Monroe vibes in pulsating hot pink or keep it fresh with an 80’s inspired pretty in pink frock! Regardless of where you take your ‘Pinkspiration’ from you’ll feel super fierce wearing this pungent colour trend!


Saint Cloud Dress available to hire from

What better way to channel springtime fashion than with a gorgeously crisp white dress! A contemporary fashion look that will show-off your sense of style and own version of trackside cool come race day. To complete your glam daytime look style your white dress with modern white accessories for that contemporary white on white look. Complement your white dress with an all-white headpiece for a minimalist vibe. This saturated colour palette takes us back to basics capturing a simple yet demure daytime feel.


Large Straw Fedora with Chiffon Scarf available to hire from

Not afraid to take a fashion risk? Well, we have you covered with this OTT fashion trend guaranteed to hit the fashion mark at your next spring racing function. Celebrate in style this spring season as you frolic about in the sun wearing a dramatic brimmed sun hat. A dramatic sun hat will add a touch of sophisticated sass to your look this Oaks Day while keeping you delightfully refreshed and regal. Outdoor lovers rejoice with this superstar worthy look ready for you to try at your next race day event!


Elisabetta Mini Dress available to hire from

Most certainly and almost always known as a fashion favourite amongst racegoers, the relaxed floral look is the perfect style choice for ‘ladies day’. With its feminine-chic qualities and immensely girly-girly feel, the classic floral dress will be a sure winner when it comes to race day fashion. Although to some incredible predicable, a floral print will offer you a sure bet in nailing that springtime fashion look. A classic style that will inexcusably stand the test of time. So what are you waiting for? Giddy up and pick that winning spring floral look today!

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Unending Playsuit available to hire from

As seen in our recent blog posts, the polka dot trend is ‘making its mark’ as the fashion trend of the season. Popping up in some shape or form at almost every major fashion event of the season, the polka dot print is the one to watch! Some would even say that the polka print is the floral print of the 2018 spring season. Try the popular polka trend today and you’ll no doubt feel ravishing from head to toe! Whatever your heart desires be it big or small print, monochromatic or a vibrant punch of colour, the polka print has something for everyone. One to watch this spring fashion season!

Looking for some more inspiration? Read our Spring Racing Fashion 2018 blog post today! xx


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