The following article has been sponsored by Yellowglen
Set amongst the electric trackside atmosphere and Flemington’s famous rose gardens is the Yellowglen garden terrace. Co-designed by jewellery designer Samantha Walls and French paper artist Marine Coutroutsios, it’s the perfect front row seat to witness the passing parade of the fashion enthusiasts. For the more devoted race-goes the viewing platform is in prime position to overlook the track.
Guests arrived through the social media hub adorned with mirrors and eastern decorative art which cleverly served as a photo booth tunnel where they could capture their fashion moment before joining the polished party set inside. We enjoyed a selection of Yellowglen’s sparkling drinks and cocktails along with the continuous supply of lemon blossom cupcakes.
This is the year where glamour makes a welcome return to spring racing in the form of 50’s silhouettes and garden floral prints that are scaled large for graphic impact. Abstract digital prints were the people’s choice of the day along with monochrome and colour blocked layers. Pastel satins and decorative lace along with various renditions of leopard print complete the package with opulence and an enduring style reminiscent of a bygone era.
Our favourite colours were effervescent shades of yellow with splashes of green, pink and white. Red was worn by the adventurous few and looked amazing when cut with print or assembled top-to-toe. The boys were on a winning steak with shades of blue ranging from Cobalt to French Navy. Mix and match tailoring was tastefully pieced together by gents whose fashion taste was at full gallop.