So, I'm going to 'pretend' to enter Fashions on the Field at the Melbourne Cup Carnival in 2016 and I am determined to wear sixties style throughout! And I'm going to bore you all to death with my progress!
Last year, 2014, the lovely lady Brodie Worrell below won the Fashions on the Field competition:
Ladies who take part in Fashions on the Field are serious about their outfits and work very hard to create them, taking the full twelve month lead up to the Carnival to prepare! A brief history of the competition can be found below:
Then there are the accessories which will be the most fun for me! Ah, hats, a well placed bracelet and brooch, gloves, shoes and handbags!!! Hee hee!
But most importantly, I must adhere to the Melbourne Cup Carnival dress code which should be no problem because there are a lot of people out there who can advise:
I'll show some of the '60's looks I like for Derby Day, Melbourne Cup Carnival 2016! The source is from Etsy's 1960's sewing patterns. By the way, I am not an agent for Etsy, I just adore shopping there!