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Oh what to wear to Melbourne Cup?

Whether you are trekking down to the real race in Melbourne, going to Eagle Farm or heading out to a Brisbane event, Melbourne Cup is one of those days where you have an excuse to go all out …

Taking our inspiration from Louis Vuitton,  here is our edit of what all the ladies should be wearing this year, all sourced from none other than the Queen Street Mall and Brisbane City …

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Louis Vuitton, $590

Decjuba jumpsuit, $199.99

Elke Kramer from Violent Green, $220

Suzy O'Rourke from Jean Brown City, $880

Karen Walker from Violent Green, $399

Zimmermann slip dress,  $495

Rachel Gilbert dress from Bessie Head Black, $495

Oroton mesh clutch, $345

Sass & Bide dress from David Jones, $490

Cooper St dress from Princess Polly, $160

Mimco headband, $179

Wittner heels, $169.95

Cassette Society dress from General Pants, $159.95

 Anne et Valentin glasses from Optiko

Nicola Finetti dress from Myer Brisbane City

MBFF Key Looks

Posted in MBFF by brisbane on August 31, 2009

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival Brisbane brought the fashion to the people. And what a week of fashion it was. From old favourites to innovative new-comers, here’s our pick of the best key looks for spring/summer, and most importantly, they can all be found in the city and Queen Street Mall.

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Bold Pants
Yes they are daring, but they are oh so great if you can pull them off. And so comfortable. (Hover over images for details)

Lisa Ho Dogstar

QP Easton Pearson

Blue
With the exception of orange, a safer colour that was also prominent on the catwalks was blue. Take your pick of the many shapes and styles on offer. (Hover over images for details)

Talulah botm

Wayne Cooper, Wintergarden Jean Brown, Tattersall's Arcade

One Shoulder
Making a come back in a big way this season. Go for one of these more unique takes on the look. (Hover over images for details)

Nicola Finetti from Myer Brisbane City, The Myer Centre QP

Wayne Cooper, Wintergarden TBC from Broadway on the Mall

Nudes & Whites
Nothing says summer like fresh nude and white tones. And this season they are the IT colours. (Hover over images for details)

TBC from Brisbane Arcade, Queen Street Mall Kirrily Johnston from David Jones, QueensPlaza, Queen Street Mall

Lisa Ho, Wintergarden, Queen Street Mall Nicola Finetti from Myer Brisbane City, The Myer Centre, Queen Street Mall

Ruffles
From pretty to sexy, ruffles are the key look to incorporate into your wardrobe. (Hover over images for details)

Grbac from Milque, Broadway on the Mall, Queen Street Mall Mother Maria from Cheeks, Adelaide St, City

Nicola Finetti from Myer Brisbane City, The Myer Centre, Queen Street Mall Review, QueensPlaza, Queen Street Mall

Swimwear
Not a trend, a necessity. There are so many shapes and styles to choose from this season. (Hover over images for details)

TBC from BOTM Sunburn, The Myer Centre, Queen Street Mall

Sunburn, The Myer Centre, Queen Street Mall White Sands from David Jones, QueensPlaza, Queen Street Mall

Stand out Accessories
The easiest way to update your look. Go feminine or tribal. (Hover over images for details)

Chelsea de Luca from Lisa Ho, Wintergarden, Queen Street Mall Kirrily Johnston from Jean Brown, Tattersall's Arcade, Queen Street Mall

TBC from Jean Brown, Tattersall's Arcade, Queen Street Mall Shona Joy from City Dweller, Broadway on the Mall, Queen Street Mall