We were most pleased to have the opportunity to participate on the runway on Melbourne Cup Day 2022 as part of the https://www.vrcfashionsonthefield.com.au Millinery Competition.
This competition has been part of the tradition of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, where milliners are able to apply, and hopefully get selected to present their creations on the runway.
Things were slightly different in 2022, post covid, and the runway was scheduled for Cup day instead of Oaks Day.
I was lucky to be selected to enter, and presented a headpiece of 1000 feathers, in bright shades of pinks, lavender, yellows etc.
The headpiece had the title ‘Carnival’ and was a rear sitting circular shape.
Briar, my shop assistant worn the headpiece on the runway in freezing weather conditions-and we didn’t lose a single feather! Her outfit was a https://www.scanlantheodore.com/au/
Suit- to work with the new categories of best suited and best dressed.
One of the judges was https://www.stephenjonesmillinery.com
We were so honoured to have been placed second runner up- and look forward to next year and the event in 2023!