Oaks Day is traditionally “ladies day” and nobody is quite sure what this means exactly. You have to act like a “lady” and not ride a wheely bin around the track? How thoroughly disappointing.
“Hello, ladies (day)”.Source:AAP
Some strong lewks have come out of the gates early.
Here’s the best from general admission and the birdcage.
GENERAL ADMISSION LEGENDS
First up, let’s admire the neck-strength shown by this lady. That is like balancing a bowling ball on a toothpick. She could get a gig at Cirque du Soleil with those skills.
There’s a lot going on here.Source:Getty Images
STOP PRESS: There’s two of them:
This is bold squared.Source:Getty Images
The look below is a little bit Priscilla Queen of the Dessert goes to the track and we approve.
Tinsel for days.Source:AAP
This could be some kind of Movember shout-out, or just fancy dress. Either way, it seems “go bold or go home” is the order of the day for these two:
Oaks Day Races at Flemington Racecourse. 08/11/2018. . Pic: Michael KleinSource:News Corp Australia
CELEBRITIES IN THE BIRDCAGE
Jennifer Hawkins arrived by chopper in a very floral situation by Alex Perry:
Jen Hawkins and her ride.Source:Instagram
It’s wrong that we are more excited by the helicopter in the background, isn’t it …
Myer ambassador Jennifer Hawkins, wearing Alex Perry and millinery by Ezara J x Cerrone.Source:AAP
Rachael Finch looks like a delectable pink marshmallow:
Myer ambassador Rachael Finch, wearing Nicola Finetti and millinery by Melissa Jackson.Source:AAP
Winged eyeliner? Nailed it. Our congratulations to whoever had that steady hand.Source:Instagram
Jockey Michelle Payne poses during Oaks Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 08, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Picture: Michael Dodge/Getty ImagesSource:Getty Images
Hottie WAG Brit Davis (on the left) accessorised with model Jordan Simek in the hot pink.
Edwina Bartholomew wore an Eve til Dawn headpiece, matched with custom made earrings.
Spring Racing ambassador Olivia Rogers went with millinery by Mimco: