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TAB Melbourne Cup Race Day Fashion- Check out Canberra's Local Boutiques

With one of the most anticipated events on the fashion calendar fast approaching, it’s time to get your winning Hit 104.7 Fashions on the Field outfit ready. On the 7th of November Thoroughbred Park is hosting the TAB Melbourne Cup Day giving you an excuse to get dressed up in your best race day attire. This day is as much about extravagant fashion as it is about horse racing. 

Fashions on the Field will be returning this year at the Canberra Racing Club. Returning MC Kristen Davidson from Amplify CBR is “expecting bright colours this year and hoping to see something we’ve never seen before.”.

“Colour, individuality and style are always on show in Canberra for race days.” Davidson said. 

There will be a variety of exceptional prizes to be won on the day for the most glamorous, elegant and classy competitors who know how to complete their look with accessories and a smile. If there was ever a time to experiment with your style and step out of your comfort zone it’s at this year’s Fashions on the Field. 

If you’re on the hunt for your next show stopping outfit, why not have a look at our local treasures. We have collaborated with Momento, Ted & Olive and Sissa Sorella Boutiques to bring you a range of glamorous and playful Spring fashion pieces for this race day.  

Momento Dezigns x

With beautiful clothing, shoes and accessories, Momento Dezigns is a rare “one-stop” shop. They proudly represent many Australian designed and made labels, plus many Internationals. Momento Dezigns Collections can be found on the sister website FROCKAHOLICS.COM. (established in 2008)

Momento x are a styling mecca where you will find something for all ages and sizes; from beautiful occasion pieces that are perfect for Melbourne Cup Day - to great corporate or travel and casual wardrobe additions. With a curated edit of over 60 Australian and international designer labels, Love and Effort are put in to making sure there is something special for everyone.

With new styles arriving weekly, you will be very spoilt for choice. The stylists at Momento will love to help you create the perfect outfit - whether you’re looking for a printed spring floral dress or detailed lace event wear, they’ve got you covered. Pair these pieces with statement accessories that will leave a long-lasting impression at your Melbourne Cup event.

Shop in-store at Momento Dezigns (Manuka) or online on (Click & Collect available).


Check them out:

Instagram: @momento_dezigns

Facebook: Frockaholics at Momento Dezigns


Shop 4, Manuka Court, 17 Bougainville St, Canberra, ACT, Australia, Australian Capital Territory 

Ted & Olive Boutique

Dress to impress from head to toe at Ted & Olive Boutique in Kingston. The boutique brings together quality and sophisticated pieces that will make you stand up at this Melbourne Cup Day.

Embrace the art of effortless style with their wide range of bright and vibrant colourful flocks with a series of detailed accessories to finalise the look. 

Peta, Brenda and Alex handpick a range of pieces and styles from gorgeous Australian and Global Designers. 

Find your perfect piece for Melbourne Cup Day from Kingston’s Ted & Olive Boutique. 


Check them out:

Instagram: @ted_olive_boutique

Facebook: Ted & Olive Boutique


2/22 Jardine Street, Kingston ACT 2604 

Sissa Sorella

Are you a shoe-lover? Well, Sissa-Sorella is the store for you. 

Kate Dawson’s Boutique features a curated collection of women’s shoes and accessories that showcases brands from Australia and Internationally. 

The collection of stunning shoes and accessories will elevate the sophistication of your Melbourne Cup outfit. With the introduction of their new Spanish shoe ranges, exclusive Canberra only collections, handmade pieces, and shoes all the way from Austria, you can guarantee a unique look out on the race day field. 

Whether you’re going all out with bold and bright shoes or want to keep it simple and classy, Sissa Sorella has something for you all. 

Step into the Melbourne Cup in the right way by heading into Sissa Sorella Boutique in Deakin or Campbell. 


Check them out:

Instagram: @sissasorella

Facebook: Sissa Sorella


1/18-36 Duff Place Deakin, Canberra, ACT, Australia, Australian Capital Territory 

6 Provan Street, Campbell Australian Capital Territory 2612

Local Canberra Milliners

Headpieces are an essential part of your TAB Melbourne Cup Day fashion statement!

Dress to impress from head to toe with a bold, unique and colourful headpiece. Many leading milliners have created pre-made TAB Melbourne Cup Day fascinators and hats that are designed and ready for the races.

Canberra has an top range of millinery designers including Christie Waring, Cynthia Jones-Bryson and Sovata. 

Christine Waring has become one of Australia’s leading milliners from her inner-city Canberra studio. Her fascinators and hats come in a manner of styles, shapes, and designs to suit every spectator and outfit. Cynthia Jones-Bryson combines traditional milliner techniques to produce a range of sophisticated and sleek pieces. Sovata is another Canberra based fashion label that is dedicated to creating unique and vibrant millinery accessories. 

Christie Waring:

Cynthia Jones-Bryson:


Make sure you score yourself a ticket to the TAB Melbourne Cup Day here at Thoroughbred Park and show off your fashion. 

Information about our tickets and packages can be found here: