02.11.15 | Kids Fashion
Spring time in Melbourne means many things: The flowers begin to bloom, the temperature rises, but most importantly the racing season begins. With this comes annual race day contest, Fashions on the Field.
Open for not only adults, but children, the historical event allows for race-goers to showcase their finest fashion finds in a parade for all to see. Attracting media attention and judged by a panel of celebrity and fashion identities, the stakes will be higher than ever in this year's competition.
Previous winning looks have carefully weaved style and originality in with comfort and practicality - a must for any tot or tween taking on the races! The spring racing season undoubtedly opens new fashion windows every year, meaning you can (and should) have fun picking out a look fit for you and your little ones' this year.
Whatever your taste, one thing's for sure - it pays to take a risk at an event like this!
Transfusions of bold prints are set to dominate the children's fashion arena with touches of leather and fringe also expected to leave their mark. Dressing for the weather means welcoming lighter fabrics, and colour palettes. Bright shades are always a 'yes' and floral patterns perfectly compliment the nature of spring.
For the little guys, don't be afraid to mix and match patterns and textures. Think pinstripes and checks with splashes of colour. Structured hats also add the perfect finishing touch to any outfit. Remember, you have license to be creative on race day so it would be a waste not to explore all that's on offer.
Whether you're 'in it to win it' or simply wanting to look your best, make sure you dress to impress - and do it with confidence!