The Melbourne Cup festival is the platform for fashions finest. Sure the horses are a thrill to watch, but here at GlamCorner what really gets our hearts racing is the Melbourne Cup and Spring Carnival fashion! It’s a day to dress up in your finest and push the boundaries. Who we believe does a fantastic job of this every Melbourne Cup is racing royalty’s Kate Waterhouse. She always looks stunning in sophisticated yet unique pieces, inspiring us to replicate our favourite Kate Waterhouse Melbourne Cup looks with pieces from our own rental collection.
5 GlamCorner Outfits for all your Spring Racing Carnival Events Inspired by Kate Waterhouse
This navy sleeved Dion Lee bodycon dress worn by Kate on Derby Day is sexy yet still understated with its curve hugging fit and stitch-like detail along the seams. Make like Kate and try our stunning mini dress by Rodeo Show and pair it with strappy heels or leopard print pumps as Kate has done for a unique look. For a show-stopping headpiece, try our Valencia Lace Fascinator.
Capture this beautiful Oaks Day ensemble with the Camilla and Marc crossover halter neck dress. Keep your look feminine and fresh by sticking to a natural and pretty makeup palette and pair with nude peep toe heels and a bouquet inspired headpiece.
Wow the crowd in this floor length gown by Assali, featuring a sexy side slit and lace bodice with keyhole. Style your hair as Kate has done with a messy updo to add some intrigue and to let the gorgeous neck detail do the talking. Pair with an oversized black clutch and strappy heels and you are good to go!
For the perfect black and white themed Derby Day dress, look no further than this gorgeous white Alice McCall midi dress. Team with a white statement headpiece to keep your look fun and fresh. Style your hair up or down and go for a bronze makeup look to really make the white pop.
Nothing says Melbourne Cup fashion than a beautiful floral print dress. Take inspiration from Kate and try this feminine Talulah floral dress crafted out of oversized floral prints in gorgeous whites and peony pinks. Pair with a navy clutch or accessorize in a contrasting colour for an added statement.