Giddy Up - Spring Racing Attire

Blogged by: Wollongong Central 01 Nov 2017 View comments

With Spring Racing in full swing…it’s time to start planning your outfits, with the latest feminine frocks and fancy fascinators for the ladies and tailored looks for the gents.

You will be sure to stand out, turning up the fashion stakes to make you a guaranteed winner.
Stress no more as our Resident Stylist Jade Sardon from STYELD BY JADE, is sharing some of the latest track side looks with some of this seasons hottest trends and etiquette on what to wear at each event.  

The biggest trends for the race track this season, is all about beautiful floral prints, pastel tones, statement accessories and all shades of blue for men. But lets not forget our classic monochrome dressing for Derby day.

Etiquette and elegance is key when choosing your race wear outfit and accessories.

Turn heads in some of my favourite looks.


The day for classic elegance, with a monochrome theme set in tradition. Select a classic black and/or white dress and allow your accessories to come to life. Below - Forever New Carley Lace Dress Black ($169.99), Forever New Cindi Lace High Low Midi Dress ($189.99), Forever New Emilia Bow Pouch $39.99.


You can never go wrong with a classic black suit, white shirt and tie… but why not up the ante with a sophisticated tuxedo jacket, teamed back with slim line pants, bow tie and patent leather shoes. Below - David Jones Joe Black Sloane Tuxedo Jacket ($545), David Jones Joe Black Riviera Evening Suit Seperate Trouser ($250) & David Jones Kenneth Cole Tip Top Patent Derby Dress Lace Up ($249).


A day where ladies can inject colour into their outfits, whilst making your strongest fashion statement. Below - David Jones Thurley Enchanted Garden Midi Dress ($699), David Jones Olga Berg Courtney Headband ($129), David Jones Olga Berg Lyric Emboss Pod ($99.95) & David Jones Kurt Geiger Beauty Court ($180).



This year the hottest hue is blue for men, with continued masculine elegance. In suiting, gents can't go wrong with a French blue, an updated take on the classic Navy suit. Teamed back with a coloured shirt,  statement tie & pocket and tan accessories, this look is bound to make a modern impact. Below - David Jones Uber Stone Suit Jacket ($239) + Pants ($110) Ben Sherman Shirt ($89.95) + David Jones tie + Pocket.


Traditionally known as ladies day, this is an occasion for ladies to express their own signature style, with feminine florals and bright accessories. Below - Cue Off The Shoulder Floral Pencil Dress ($350), Mimco Lumineer Crown ($199), Mimco In The Fold Clutch ($249) & Mimco Sashay Heel ($199).



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