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Fashionistas steal show

Monday, 20th March, 2017

Chantelle Ross steps out during the preliminary judging rounds behind the Mick Robins grandstand. PICTURE: Michael Murphy Chantelle Ross steps out during the preliminary judging rounds behind the Mick Robins grandstand. PICTURE: Michael Murphy

It was an outstanding turnout for the Fashions of the Field at the St Patrick’s Races on Saturday, with strong numbers in almost all categories.

The judges had to make some very difficult decisions, especially in the Colleen of the Course category which attracted 30 entrants.

Eventual winner Jessica Byrne was stunning in an outfit that appears to have been inspired by Frida Kahlo, the iconic Mexican artist with a very distinctive style.

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Fashion stakes high

Friday, 17th March, 2017

Sylvy Earl (left) and Greta Kate at the Adelaide Cup. PICTURE: Supplied Sylvy Earl (left) and Greta Kate at the Adelaide Cup. PICTURE: Supplied

The ever popular Fashions on the Field will be making a statement near the Mick Robins stand again this year, with some slight changes.

Preliminary judging will start at 1.30pm on the dot behind the stand, before contestants make their way to the front of the Mick Robins stand to be judged in a variety of categories based on fashion and age.

Fashions on the Field co-ordinator Dana Farcich said the competition is as important as the horse racing for St Pats.

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Fashion to the fore

Monday, 19th March, 2012

EFFORT REWARDED: A 120km trip to the races on muddy outback roads was worth it for Joanna Gall who won Most Stylish Lady. EFFORT REWARDED: A 120km trip to the races on muddy outback roads was worth it for Joanna Gall who won Most Stylish Lady.

By Emily Roberts

Flyaway feathers, trend-setters wearing black and white and an always popular fashions competition made this year’s St Pat’s a success, according to organisers.

The Fashions on the Field had a windy start at the St Pat’s races on Saturday but that couldn’t stop style coming to the fore.

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