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How to win Fashions on The Field with a standout dress

by Julie Goodwin, / Tuesday July 24th 2018

Fashions on the Field closeup of floral dress - Julie Goodwin Couture Melbourne couturier


We’ve officially passed the midway mark for the year, and it’s all downhill from here. With the new school year, Easter and the July holidays ticked off, it’s time to start thinking about spring weddings and the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

The days start to get warmer, the sun stays up a little longer, and our layers get a little lighter. As the countdown to the spring racing carnival inches closer every day, so too do the lengths of my client’s hems. This season, the midi-dress is in, traditional silhouettes are trending, and minimalism is key.


Fashions on The Field

Over the years, I’ve seen it all for Fashions on The Field, from conservative 1950s-inspired monochrome a-lines to progressive brightly printed jumpsuits and capes.

Whether you choose to follow the trends or take a punt on a custom design, the perfect races outfit is all about flattering your body shape with the right fit in all the right places.

1950s inspired silhouette dress - Julie Goodwin Couture Melbourne couturier

Fashions on the Field jumpsuit - Julie Goodwin Couture Melbourne couturier


I work with women of all shapes, styles, ages and sizes for the spring races carnival, and while I know what’s trending on the trackside, crafting the perfect fit is my priority. The collaborative process that I share with my clients is one of the many things I love about being a couturier, and it means the finished piece is seamless, personal and unique.

Besides a flawless fit, a winning spring races outfit is also a delicate work in progress, so if you’re yet to start planning the dress, now is the time to start!

Book a private consultation in my Albert Park studio, and let’s work together on a show-stopping spring races outfit.

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