Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Race Fillies Can Be Spectacular

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Race Fillies Can Be Spectacular

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Frocks, frills and fillies:

FOR fashionable fillies, the Middlemount Family Race Day is a spectacle of colour, design and unique fashion with women's race wear becoming as important as the race itself.

Combining the classic looks of the 1950s and '60s with today's modern designs is what makes race wear so unique.

This season, women's race wear is all about fresh, vibrant dresses mixed with unique and funky fascinators or head-turning hats.

The demure look of the 1950s is an excellent base for women who are unsure where to start. This classic style with well-cut dresses just below the knee is the basis for many of today's leading dresses available in store.

Although many women tend to believe that less is more, the races is the one event where covering up is preferred. Remember that you are dressing for the daytime, so anything that looks like it could be worn to a nightclub should be left at home.

Low-cut tops and short dresses are frowned upon in serious racing fashion circles. …

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